Ingredients

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Lycored’s nutrient complex for skin health features in Herbalife’s NPD LycoGlow

Lycored’s proprietary nutrient complex Lycoderm features in Herbalife Nutrition’s latest skin product, dubbed LycoGlow. LycoGlow helps support skin smoothness, brightness and firmness for an...

NattoPharma welcomes study linking vitamin K2 with Alzheimer’s prevention

NattoPharma is highlighting a new study flagging vitamin K2 as a potential method for Alzheimer’s disease (AD) “prevention.” However, the scientists warn that additional...

Kerry acquires Biosearch Life for US$150M to expand functional foods and proactive health offerings

Kerry Group is acquiring Biosearch Life for €126.9 million (US$150 million) to expand its portfolio of health ingredients, such as probiotics and omega 3s....

Vitamin D3 industry calls on EC to remove trade barriers and reclassify it as...

Industry groups have joined forces against the latest European Commission (EC) legislation, which classifies vitamin D3 as a Product of Animal Origin (POAO) and...

“Just scratching the surface”: Layer Origin Nutrition demystifies HMOs with 7 supplement launches

US-based nutrition start-up Layer Origin Nutrition has launched seven supplements containing human milk oligosaccharides (HMOs). The company predicts this “star” ingredient will see major...

Australian marine bio-industries land US$200M for nutraceuticals and seaweed-based polymers

Nearly AU$270 million (US$202 million) is being poured into Australia’s marine bio-industries to meet growing global demand for plant-based proteins, nutraceuticals, omega 3 oils...

Get in slime: HPE Ingredients’ snail-based ingredients target digestive health and calcium deficiency

French company HPE Ingredients is unveiling two snail-based ingredients that support digestive health and tackle calcium deficiencies – Helidigest and Helishell. The company uses...

Kadenwood strives to normalize CBD with Healist Advanced Naturals acquisition

Kadenwood, a plant-based wellness company, has acquired UK-based cannabidiol (CBD) wellness brand Healist Advanced Naturals in a bid to help normalize CBD. Nutrition Insight -...

This Bioidentical Vegan Gelatin To Go ‘Head-To-Head’ With Animal Collagen

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Provenance Bio wants to disrupt the global collagen industry with its biomimetic version of gelatin, made without the use of a single animal. Green Queen...

Vitamin K levels could help predict COVID-19 mortality, Kappa Bioscience-backed study finds

A new Kappa Bioscience-backed study has found low vitamin K status to be predictive of higher mortality for COVID-19. The latest findings suggest that...

Mind the Gap: Adequate vitamin D essential for protecting from fall injuries

Vitamin D deficiency may contribute to the serious falls injuring 100,000 elderly people each day, according to a new resource by the International Alliance...

Lehvoss Nutrition adds Ayurvedic extract to portfolio of Verdure Sciences’ natural ingredients

Lehvoss Nutrition is adding Tinofend to its natural ingredient product range from Verdure Sciences. Tinofend is a proprietary Tinospora cordifolia extract that has been...

Vitamins and minerals: Blurring lines between supplements and functional F&B

The pandemic has driven vitamins and minerals to the top of consumers’ minds, with new delivery formats proliferating. As pill fatigue sweeps the nutraceutical...

FDA orders seizure of US$1.3M kratom supplements, citing public health threats

The US Food and Drug Administration (FDA) is seizing approximately US$1.3 million worth of dietary supplement products containing botanical ingredient kratom (Mitragyna speciosa), after...

Eat Beyond CEO flags hemp and adaptogens’ potential for functional beverages

Mindful consumption has led to “tremendous” opportunity within functional beverages for the health and wellness category. This is according to Patrick Morris, CEO of...