This section presents health news, new ingredients, research and new products as classified by functional health benefit. Benefit categories include bone, joint & cosmetic health, cancer risk reduction, cardiovascular health, cognitive & mental health, diabetic health, digestive health, energy & sports performance, immunity enhancement, weight management. There is a “general health” category as well as category for products formulated especially for men, women or children.
Study shows chicory root fiber increases Bifidobacteria, supports bowel function
September 8, 2022
A new systematic literature review with meta-analyses, conducted by Dávid U. Nagy et al., demonstrates that chicory root fiber intake (starting at 3g/day) promotes significant growth of Bifidobacteria in the gut microbiome in all age groups and improves bowel function parameters.
Creators of Muscle Milk launch new hemp infused sports nutrition brand gym in US market
July 5, 2022
Developed by Alternative Biologics, Inc., whose founders and team created protein drink category leader MUSCLE MILK, GYM WEED is the newest venture of products to help consumers train harder and live each moment to the fullest.
Move toward functional foods marks evolution in brand, leading to healthier alternatives for gaming, streaming, and digital creator community
July 5, 2022
CTRL’s line of powdered meal replacement shakes has been lauded for its “bottom of the cereal bowl” taste, and the Meal On-The-Go Bars feature new flavors packed with wholesome ingredients that let you satisfy your hunger anytime, anywhere.
The new ready to drink beverage contains electrolytes, vitamins A, C, D and E, and 70mg of organic caffeine
June 1, 2022
The launch comes on the heels of this year's majority investment from Cypress Ascendant, a strategic capital investment firm, fueling a refreshed business model, operations, and increased awareness for the brand.
New and improved formula is designed to protect the heart from oxidative stress and improve cardiovascular function
May 31, 2022
The formula has been updated to feature an organic orange cream flavor and is now sold in a 30-pouch box, instead of one bottle. Additional ingredients include Citrus Pectin, Konjac Root, and Vitamin E (as D-Alpha Tocopherol).