As the digestive category evolves and becomes more sophisticated, the notion—and exploration—of prebiotic supplementation is becoming much more selective in terms of targeting specific bacteria, both as a standalone supplement and in a synbiotic formulation that combines prebiotics and probiotics.
We are just beginning to appreciate the ECS and its role in health and disease, even as marketplace obstacles abound for hemp cannabinoids.
Researchers continue to evaluate the possible anticancer benefits of fucoidan, a polysaccharide derived from brown seaweed—most commonly, the species Undaria pinnatifida and Fucus vesiculosus.
A study recently published in the journal Nutrition found that the branded collagen peptide manufactured by Rousselot called Peptan can directly target and modulate the function of bone-remodeling cells.
Consumer demand is bringing black seed into the mainstream. Here are some of the studies on its functions driving growth.
Results of the recently published Omega-3 to Reduce the Incidence of Preterm Birth (ORIP) trial showed that supplementation with omega-3 long chain polyunsaturated fatty acids did not lower risk of early preterm delivery. This is leading the researchers to believe a more targeted approach may be necessary.
A pilot study recently published in Nutrients demonstrated the efficacy of a non-animal chondroitin sulfate called Mythocondro.
Pomegranate: Is a simple and sensitive quantitation approach for its components a valid test method?
An Herbalife scientist explains why it is difficult to determine the amount of punicalagins A&B and ellagic acid simultaneously in pomegranate fruit rind.
Even in the face of an equivocal study or two—or concerns over sourcing, regulatory setbacks, and the occasional pharma-driven lawsuit—omega-3s retain a sterling reputation that other supplements can only envy.
Industry associations, testing labs, suppliers, and finished product manufacturers are exercising due diligence, each in their own way, to self-regulate and promote responsible behavior, claims, and best practices in an immature hemp and CBD market.