13-May-2013 - Dosage recommendations for vitamin D supplementation in infancy do not help to raise levels to those considered 'optimal' by many experts - but do still being levels up to the standards set by the IOM, say researchers.
24-Apr-2013 - A mother's gut microbiota may transfer and colonise newborn infants intestines in the first few days after birth, according to new research from Yakult.
11-Apr-2013 - The month a baby is born might have a significant impact on its vitamin D status and immune development, according to new data.
28-Mar-2013 - Prebiotis supplements in infant formula may help to prevent eczema, but there is lack of evidence that the same is true for allergies, according to a new Cochrane review.
28-Feb-2013 - Consumption of high doses of vitamin D supplements during pregnancy may raise the risk of children developing food allergies after birth, says research.
27-Feb-2013 - Nestlé has bought its second brain health-focused medical foods start-up in eight months after snaffling Red River Pharma-owned Pamlab which makes high-dose vitamin supplements targeting depression, diabetes and Alzheimer’s.
26-Feb-2013 - Prenatal supplementation with the omega-3 fatty acid DHA may help to cut the risk of preterm and low birth weight babies, says new study data.
21-Feb-2013 - Just got off the phone to Ola Snove, the new(ish) CEO of Aker part-owned Norwegian omega-3 specialist Epax. Wanted to know his view on high-end omega-3 prospects that have attracted BASF and DSM to the sector. His word: “Stellar”.
21-Feb-2013 - Fish oil, an ingredient with a 150-year plus history as a nutraceutical, continues to be the mainstay of the world’s supply of omega-3s. But, with all of the questions hovering over the health of the oceans, how much longer can suppliers and manufacturers rely on this huge, though not inexhaustible source?
21-Feb-2013 - Most experts say we have barely scratched the surface when it comes to exploring the commercial potential of microalgae. But who is best-placed to translate this promise into hard cash in the food and dietary supplement market?
13-Feb-2013 - Maternal use of supplemental folic acid from 4 weeks before to 8 weeks after the start of pregnancy was associated with a lower risk of autistic disorder in children, says a new study.
25-Jan-2013 - High intake of folic acid is not associated with an increased incidence of cancers, new data has confirmed.
24-Jan-2013 - The health issues associated with low levels of iron are many and varied. In this special edition article NutraIngredients looks at the current state of the market and looks at some of the potential solutions to this truly global problem.
15-Jan-2013 - Consumption of cow’s milk and vitamin D supplements are the two most important factors determining a child’s vitamin D status, according to a new study.
02-Jan-2013 - Women deficient in vitamin D early in their pregnancies are twice as likely to deliver babies with lower birth weights, say researchers.
12-Dec-2012 - Giving iron supplements to low birth weight infants may reduce the risk of developing behavioural problems such as ADHD later in life, say researchers.
28-Nov-2012 - In the last 100 years vitamins have been found to play vital roles in our health and wellbeing, but the full benefits of many vitamins is yet to be elucidated.In this special edition article NutraIngredients looks at some of the areas of vitamin research that are showing promise for the future.
26-Nov-2012 - Increasing the levels of omega-3 fatty acids could help to battle postpartum depression, according to a new review.
21-Nov-2012 - New data that ‘strongly implicates’ maternal levels of vitamin D with the risk of multiple sclerosis (MS) in children means there is now a strong case for supplementation of pregnant women in countries where sunlight levels are low between October and March.
20-Nov-2012 - Maternal deficiency in vitamin during pregnancy could have serious consequences for the development of the foetal brain that cannot be reversed, according to new research data.