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Arla sees CrossFit opportunity

Arla sees CrossFit opportunity

20 Jun 2016

The growing popularity of CrossFit will boost the market for premium sports nutrition solutions that offer significantly faster recovery than mainstream products, according to Arla Foods Ingredients.

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Monteloeder receives health claims approval

Monteloeder receives health claims approval

15 Jun 2016

Health Canada has issued approvals to Monteloeder for the use of eight health claims relating to suncare-from-within ingredient NutroxSun and PLX, its sports nutrition bioactive.

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Study identifies anti-inflammatory foodstuffs

Study identifies anti-inflammatory foodstuffs

25 May 2016

A new study by the University of Liverpool's Institute of Ageing and Chronic Disease has identified food stuffs that can help prevent chronic inflammation that contributes to many leading causes of death.

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DuPont launches HOWARU Protect EarlyLife

DuPont launches HOWARU Protect EarlyLife

18 May 2016

DuPont Nutrition & Health is launching a new, clinically tested probiotic, HOWARU Protect EarlyLife, as part of its premium ingredient range. It has been formulated specifically for expectant mothers and their infants.

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DSM: weight is biggest worry

DSM: weight is biggest worry

17 May 2016

DSM has published the results of what it says is a comprehensive new survey on consumer health concerns, which reveals that today’s adults worry more about weight than other health issues.

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Lonza outlines L-Carnitine opportunity

Lonza outlines L-Carnitine opportunity

16 May 2016

According to Lonza, increasing the awareness of L-Carnitine’s benefits among sporty Millennials represents a significant untapped business opportunity for dietary supplement manufacturers.

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Mintel: superfoods on the rise

Mintel: superfoods on the rise

16 May 2016

New research from Mintel highlights the popularity of so-called superfoods, noting a 202% increase globally in the number of new food and drink products launched containing the terms “superfood”, “superfruit” or “supergrain”.

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Indena touts Meriva results

Indena touts Meriva results

11 May 2016

Indena has announced that its bioavailable curcumin formulation, Meriva, contributes to improve strength and physical performance in healthy elderly subjects.

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BioGaia probiotic effectiveness confirmed

BioGaia probiotic effectiveness confirmed

11 May 2016

BioGaia has announced that yet another meta-analysis confirms the effectiveness of its probiotic in infantile colic. In a newly presented systematic review, the proof of effect on infantile colic was further strengthened for L. reuteri Protectis.

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Herbs prove beneficial

Herbs prove beneficial

10 May 2016

The herbs peppermint, chamomile, rosemary and lavender have been proven to have an impact on mood and memory, with significant benefits displayed for older people, according to new research from Northumbria University.

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Purslane extract effective for T2 diabetes

Purslane extract effective for T2 diabetes

6 May 2016

Frutarom Health has announced that a double-blind, placebo-controlled clinical trial of efficacy and safety of purslane extract in controlling blood glucose levels has been published in the Journal of Medicinal Foods.

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Heart disease: new hope?

Heart disease: new hope?

3 May 2016

Combining marine fish oil, cocoa extract and phytosterols into a dietary supplement could offer new hope in the fight against heart disease, a new University of Cardiff study suggests.

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