Ecological characteristics of human gut still only dimly understood, researcher says

Ecological characteristics of human gut still only dimly understood, researcher says

Ecological models of the human microbiome, underpinned by statistical techniques, have made significant strides over the past 15 years. But much remains to be discovered, including how to make a more or less symptom-free intestinal tract work better, an expert in the field said.

Organic & Natural Health Association names board and new members

Organic & Natural Health Association names board and new members

NEWS QUIZ: Are you up to speed with the top stories of June 2015?

NEWS QUIZ: Are you up to speed with the top stories of June 2015?

Canadian firm to debut blended solution for vegetarian protein, fiber fortification

Canadian firm to debut blended solution for vegetarian protein, fiber fortification

The olive leaf extract (OLE) from Comvita shows potential in reducing markers of cardiovascular risk - with more trials already underway, says the firm

Olive leaf extract backed for ‘positive effect’ on inflammation and heart health markers

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Properly prepared, herbs remain stars of immune health field, expert says

O-3 coalition names science board to boost credibility, help maintain momentum

O-3 coalition names science board to boost credibility, help maintain momentum

A lack of leadership at FDA, the Dietary Supplement Labeling Act of 2015, and a ‘tenderized’ industry: Mister’s State of the Union

A lack of leadership at FDA, the Dietary Supplement Labeling Act of 2015, and a ‘tenderized’ industry: Mister’s State of the Union

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Cargill on Trehalose: The biggest challenge is limited awareness but every new product is helping

Nutrinsic is now up and running with its first facility which is connected to a MillerCoors brewery in Trenton, Ohio.

Nutrinsic has long term plan to enter food, supplement markets with protein produced from waste steams

Save the date: NutraIngredients Awards set to return to Geneva in 2016

Save the date: NutraIngredients Awards set to return to Geneva in 2016

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FDA cites 47 separate disease claims in warning letter to Wyoming firm

FDA cites 47 separate disease claims in warning letter to Wyoming firm

DGAC defends its recommendation, fights back against legislation

DGAC defends the scientific basis of its recommendation, fights back against limiting legislation

FDA outlines when firms do not need to label major food allergens

FDA outlines when firms do not need to label major food allergens

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Sugary and fatty fodos could re-shape the make-up of the gut mirobiota, leading to changes in cognitive functions, suggest researchers.

Fatty and sugary foods linked to lower cognitive functions: Mouse data

New gut models facilitating microbiome research

New gut models facilitating microbiome research

Tailored gut microbiota holds promise for lethal ammonia in liver disease: Mouse data

Tailored gut microbiota holds promise for lethal ammonia in liver disease: Mouse data

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'Allergies in childhood can be the first step of an allergic cascade leading to multiple allergies later in life,' says Nestlé

Nestlé files patent for pregnancy probiotic

Allen Lim, PhD, developed many of his sports nutrition formulation concepts while working with the Garmin Sharp pro cycling team on the Tour de France.

Sports nutrition expert's advice: Sample the sweat and don't skip the stomach

New liposome manufacturer says process is more 'natural,' needing no added heat, pressure or solvents

New liposome manufacturer says process is more 'natural,' needing no added heat, pressure or solvents

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Vitamin Shoppe, PLT, NattoPharma, Aker: People on the move

Vitamin Shoppe, PLT, NattoPharma, Aker: People on the move

Hi-Tech Pharmaceuticals suing Harvard researchers for $200 million

Hi-Tech Pharmaceuticals suing Harvard researchers for $200 million

ABC welcomes 13 new advisory board members

ABC welcomes 13 new advisory board members

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Supplement sales slow, but hope emerges in probiotics, protein, omega-3s and aloe

The key market data and ingredients in the immune health sector

The key market data and ingredients in the immune health sector

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