Nutrition & Life

Healthycell recently announced that it surpassed its $1.5 million Bridge Round, securing $1.62 million led by Keen Growth Capital with participation from the Balanced Breakfast Fund. The investment will enable Healthycell to accelerate customer acquisition, expand into brick-and-mortar retail, build out its consumer test kit offering, and complete IRB-approved clinical studies. The Verona, New Jersey-based
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“GHOST Energy has been an amazing success story out of the blocks this year,” ​Daniel Lourenco, Ghost’s CEO, told NutraIngredients-USA. “This year was supposed to be a crawl/walk year but we’ve found ourselves immediately at a light jog blowing our forecasts out of the water. GHOST Energy is a top performer in almost all of the
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The new review is the work of researchers based in Bengaluru, India and in North Dakota in the US.  The research was published in the journal Frontiers in Pharmacology​. The researchers noted that there are a plethora of molecules that fit into the category they referred to as non-digestible oligosaccharides (NDOs).  These include fructo-oligosaccharides, xylo-oligosaccharides,
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In a 2018 review published in Molecules​​, scientists from the University of Murcia in Spain reported that hydroxytyrosol– commonly associated with olives – has several beneficial effects, including protecting against oxidative stress, anti-inflammatory potential, cardiovascular benefits via its effects on LDL cholesterol, as well as improving skin and eye and eye health. Another review, this
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Resveratrol supplements can reduce muscle damage in high-exertion exercise Plyometric training – jump exercises in which muscles exert maximum force with the goal of increasing power – is widely adopted by many coaches as a main training method for athletes. However, when unable to adapt or when overloaded in training, it could cause damage to exercise-induced muscle damage
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A digital toolkit for early childcare workers, parents and families designed to ensure nutritious food is provided to children under five is being developed by University of Queensland researchers. Professor Helen Truby from UQ’s School of Human Movement and Nutrition Sciences said the project had been awarded $1.2 million over three years from the Australian
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Empowering families with skills, resources and knowledge to improve their lifestyle is the focus of a University of Queensland study into reducing childhood obesity. PhD Candidate Renae Earle from UQ’s School of Human Movement and Nutrition Sciences said this was the first time the approach had been explored for childhood weight management in Australia. “This
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Even though retailers don’t manufacture or distribute the products they sell, consumers expect them to do their due diligence. Federal regulations require dietary supplements manufacturers to comply with GMPs, but they are not required to provide proof of GMP compliance before shipping products. Recently, however, several major retailers and online shopping platforms have begun requiring
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Ginseng, a widely popular superfood, has long been used in traditional medicine. The health benefits of ginseng are largely attributed to compounds called ginsenosides, which are present in the roots, stems, and leaves of the plant. Ginsenosides are known to prevent inflammation, diabetes, and cancer, and can also help control blood cholesterol levels and reduce
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Sep 16 2021 According to the World Health Organization, four million people die from obesity-related causes annually. Studies have shown that bariatric surgery is an effective, lifesaving intervention for patients with obesity, however the majority who are eligible for the procedure never advance to surgery. A team of researchers from Penn State College of Medicine
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Adhering to a diet and exercise program to manage health can be a challenge for anyone. But maintaining a healthy weight may present unique challenges for young adults with inherent barriers such as cognitive impairment. A pilot study at the University of Cincinnati found that young adults with autism spectrum disorder (ASD) and intellectual disabilities
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The American Society for Parenteral and Enteral Nutrition (ASPEN) is a professional society of physicians, nurses, dietitians, pharmacists, other allied health professionals, and researchers. ASPEN envisions an environment in which every patient receives safe, efficacious, and high quality patient care. ASPEN’s mission is to improve patient care by advancing the science and practice of clinical
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The American Society for Parenteral and Enteral Nutrition (ASPEN) is a professional society of physicians, nurses, dietitians, pharmacists, other allied health professionals, and researchers. ASPEN envisions an environment in which every patient receives safe, efficacious, and high-quality patient care. ASPEN’s mission is to improve patient care by advancing the science and practice of clinical nutrition
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