Botanical extracts, proteins, and lipid-based products are all on deck as brain-wellness ingredients take on sports nutrition.
Sports & Energy
LGC Science has tested and cleared PerfectAmino for the wide range of substances banned by the World Anti-Doping Agency.
CRN’s annual supplement usage survey found that 71% of U.S. adults reported taking dietary supplements in 2016, an increase from past years that suggests more than 170 million Americans use supplements.
Research is pushing lesser-known ingredients to the forefront of sports nutrition.
Natural Alternatives International’s new SR CarnoSyn allows for a high dose of beta-alanine to be released over several hours, thereby reducing the chance of off-putting paresthesia sensations.
Probiotics May Reduce Inflammation, Performance Degradation Following Exercise: SupplySide West Report
Pharmachem Laboratories shared results of a new study suggesting a blend of two probiotic strains may provide ergogenic benefits to male athletes after strenuous exercise.
Google Trends confirms that consumer understanding of branched-chain amino acids is more advanced than ever before.
The French maritime pine-bark extract was found to improve overall muscle function in participants aged 70–78 who reported suffering from muscle loss, sarcopenia, and/or fatigue.
Enzyme marketers are making a concerted effort to extend the reach of enzymes with innovative, condition-specific blends targeting everything from sports nutrition to pet health.
Fytexia’s new line of sport-nutrition ingredients include extracts from grape, pomegranate, guarana seeds, elderberry, mangosteen, and more.