The first-of-its-kind review analyzed more than 40 existing studies on the potential immune and metabolic effects of palmitoleic acid.
Results from Probi's largest clinical trial affirmed the immune-improving effects of its branded probiotic immune concept, Probi Defendum, while suggesting a mechanism of action that might underlie the product’s benefits.
A new, preclinical study suggests that Wellmune may protect intestinal barrier function even in adults faced with stress, while also adding to our understanding of how the ingredient works with the body and its immune system.
Results from the pilot study showed that the high-DHA concentrate may indeed modulate human B-cell activity in middle-aged obese adults, but the study’s authors stressed the need for further testing in a larger cohort.
Results from two studies suggest that elderberry, with its constituent antioxidant flavonoids, may help strengthen prebiotic and probiotic formulations.
Curcumin—no longer merely a culinary spice or folk medicine, but an ingredient with a track record of research-backed health benefits—is set for another big year in 2018.
With new delivery formats, increased consumer awareness, and benefits beyond gut health, probiotics' star continues to rise.
An update on branded immune-support ingredients.
From skin benefits to digestive system support, aloe has much to offer.
As consumer demand for natural ingredients continues to grow, lesser–known botanicals, backed by millennia-old healing traditions and supported by contemporary research, are poised to steal the spotlight in 2018.