NattoPharma is looking to harness its extensive body of research showing vitamin K2’s heart- and bone-health benefits, as well as establishing clinical biomarkers to demonstrate the consequences of vitamin K2 deficiency, with the hope of one day seeing the creation of a Recommended Daily Intake (RDI) value for K2.
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Bioiberica introduced its new Articolageno Caps formula, which is scheduled to launch at the end of the year, and showcased new research on its Tendoactive food supplement for tendon health, at May’s Vitafoods Europe show.
Research on lutein continues to unveil benefits for eye health as well as in emerging interest areas like brain and skin health, expanding its consumer base from old to young.
Vitafoods Europe 2018 Review: Personalized Nutrition, Functional Foods, Nutricosmetics, and More are Driving Growth in the Nutraceuticals Industry, Organizers Say
Event organizers state that 2018’s Vitafoods Europe trade show attracted more than 20,000 visitors for the first time in event history, which they say reflects the success of the nutraceuticals industry as a whole.
Organic Prebiotic Ingredient to Be Produced at Prenexus’s First-Ever Prebiotic Manufacturing Site in Arizona
Prenexus says that its AmpliVida XOS ingredient will be the first organic prebiotic ingredient produced using an organic-certified manufacturing process.
AIDP will now be the sole distributor of Neo Cremar’s NeoGos digestive health prebiotic ingredient in the U.S. and Canada.
In the study, both a sugar-free amino acid beverage, known commercially as enterade ORS, and a glucose-based beverage (Pedialyte), provided better hydration than Gatorade when compared using a new analysis tool called the beverage hydration index (BHI).
Collagen foods and beverages are expanding the ingredient’s fan base.
The line is based on the company’s flagship, EPA-rich algae ingredient, Almega PL.
In honor of Hemp History Week, Nutritional Outlook spoke with John Roulac, founder and chief visionary officer at plant-based organic foods company Nutiva, about the current regulatory landscape for U.S. industrial hemp farming, and what’s next for the hemp category.