Optimal NMN dosage? Indian trial says 600 mg per day boosted NAD+ levels and physical performance
According to the findings of a 60-day trial in India, the optimal dosage of NMN to increase the body’s nicotinamide adenine dinucleotide (NAD+) levels and physical performance is 600 mg per day.
The trial compared the effects of NMN supplementation at 300 mg, 600 mg, 900 mg daily compared to placebo.
It was found that blood NAD+ concentration was significantly increased in all groups taking NMN. However, NAD+ levels were highest in those who took 600mg or 900mg of NMN.
Not so terrible? China NMN supplier optimistic about US opportunities despite regulatory hurdles
The Shanghai-based nicotinamide mononucleotide (NMN) ingredient firm said it remains bullish on NMN’s application and business opportunities in the US, despite news that the USFDA will withdraw the ingredient’s status as a new dietary ingredient (NDI) in late 2022. Is hopeful.
This ingredient is a form of vitamin B3 and is commonly marketed as an anti-aging ingredient. It was approved as an NDI in the US on a case-by-case basis and is sold as a dietary supplement in the US market.
However, the USFDA changed its position on ingredients used in dietary supplements when it learned that NMN had been authorized for investigation as a new drug.
First of its kind? Japanese firm develops supplement ingredient that boosts stem cell reproduction
A Japanese company said it has developed an olive leaf extract that could be included in a health supplement to boost stem cell reproduction.
Tokyo-based Nutrition Act tells us the extract may promote stem cell reproduction by increasing the production of hypoxia-inducible factor 1 (HIF-1) in the body.
The extract has been commercialized as an ingredient called HIF1STEM.
And check out the winners to see who won the top prize at the NutraIngredients-Asia awards 2023
Estarial, Morinaga Milk, Glac Biotech and GNC China were some of the winners of this year’s NutraIngredients-Asia Awards, held to recognize the brightest and best products, ingredients and initiatives in the nutrition industry.
Over 180 submissions were received for awards entries this year, breaking a new record.
Some of the winners include Estarial, which won the Ingredient of the Year: Beauty from Within award, while GNC China won Product of the Year: Omega-3.
More Product Formats: Australian Nutra brand looks to add active ingredients to pantry staple
Australian nutraceutical firm Renovatio has added its patented active phenolic antioxidants to pantry foods, in addition to its existing tablet and capsule supplements.
For example, it launched functional apple cider vinegar, available in 500ml bottles throughout Australia, including Woolworths supermarkets.
The product was developed because the firm discovered that the active phenolics in apple cider vinegar were able to enhance the benefits. A very high potency antioxidant due to high absorption or bioavailability. It also tested the effects of active phenolics with sweet peppers, tomato ketchup and salad dressings.
Advertisement Impact: South Korea intends to ban CBD and THC terms on hemp seed oil
South Korea’s food and drug regulator said it planned to ban the use of the terms CBD and THC on hemp edible products, including hemp seed oil supplements.
These two terms stand for cannabidiol and tetrahydrocannabinol, respectively, which are classified as narcotics in South Korea, although CBD is also recognized for treating epilepsy.
Citing problematic examples such as CBD high content and CBD 0000mg, the Ministry of Food and Drug Safety (MFDS) said it wants to ban the use of these two terms to curb the problem of misleading product advertising.
Nutra Trends 2023: Industry experts on what’s next for healthy aging, beauty, mental health and infant nutrition
Nutraceutical market trends in Asia-Pacific this year will be marked by increasing demand for nutraceuticals that support a wide range of anti-aging, chronic disease prevention and beauty-within needs, a group of industry experts said. Told us earlier this year.
For example, developing products that prevent the onset of chronic disease by the mid-40s will be an important consideration for companies designing products for healthy aging.
Beauty from within, on the other hand, or ingestible beauty, will need to address multiple conditions, beyond just polishing and moisturizing.
A balancing act: Yakult on getting the taste right for new low-sugar product and gut-brain axis research
Yakult launched a reformulated version of its flagship core product in Singapore this year.
This product, known as Yakult Gold, contained low amounts of sugar and also had 1.5 grams of vitamin D added.
It has been qualified as a Nutri-Grade B product in the country, which also means that the company will be allowed to advertise the product, as the original version is a Nutri-Grade D product.
Taurine eye-health benefits are very promising for functional food applications, China review
Research has shown that taurine supplementation is important for reducing visual fatigue and maintaining eye health.
According to researchers in China, taurine has a significant protective effect on retinal function.
For example, it can protect retinal photoreceptors, retinal ganglion cells (RGCs), and retinal pigment epithelium (RPE) cells from oxidative stress damage, inflammation, apoptosis, and ocular neurotoxicity through various pathways, thereby reducing visual fatigue. Is.
Danone China partners with Chengdu University to promote R&D of gut health, early life nutrition, healthy aging
Danone China and Chengdu University in March inaugurated an innovation center to promote research and development on gut health, early life nutrition and healthy aging.
The centre, known as the Kingston University Danone Nutrition and Health Innovation Centre, will conduct research related to different life stages with a focus on gastrointestinal health and the gut microbiome.
The center will also take into account the specific needs of Chinese consumers to develop new nutrition products for them.
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