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Vegan Supplements: A Market Where the Grass is Greener!

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The rise of "Veganism" is increasingly ingraining itself across countries all over the world and affecting multiple food and health-based industries. Companies are only now starting to become aware of the ever-present vegan inspired consumer demographic, with their voices even making waves in the complementary medicine industry in the form of vegan

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Health Benefits of Black Garlic

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You might be seeing black garlic on the top of every hipster café and restaurant menu now, but black garlic is anything but new. Despite existing for centuries, not a lot is known about it other than it tastes nice on soft sourdough bread. But Black Garlic is more complex than a random garnish, and actually has multiple health benefits, including a

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Affron®- The Multipurpose Melatonin Booster

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In the times we are living in, it feels getting enough sleep and being in a good mood, is becoming more and more rooted in dreams than reality. For those who share this sentiment, good news has come from a recent article published by the prestigious American Botanical Council, which found that the saffron extract affron® can improve quality and moo

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Gaming Supplements: Levelled Up by the E-Sports Industry

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Being shaped from the world of sports and nutrition, the gaming supplement market is no longer a niche market, instead capturing the hearts and minds of the gaming community (1). The development and commercialisation of the exciting world of E-sports, has created a new consumer segment that will only continue to rise as different companies and bran

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Titanium Dioxide Free Coating: A Consumer Inspired Innovation

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The Evolution of Titanium Dioxide Titanium dioxide is a fine, white powder that was initially discovered in 1821 (1). It was found that titanium dioxide could add a layer of white colouring to products due to its light scattering properties. 95 years later, in 1916 titanium dioxide began to be thoroughly utilised, as it was mass-produced for a vari

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Psychobiotics- The New Kid on the Gut Microbiome Block

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W hat are Psychobiotics?Psychobiotics are considered to be one of the most exciting emerging fields of neuroscience. Psychobiotics involves the researching of live bacteria and determining how different probiotic supplements can result in changes to your gut microbiome when assimilated into a person's digestive system (1). This field of research de

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Nootropics the Future of Cognitive Enhancers for Better or Worse?

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Introduction to Nootropics Nootropics are a form of 'cognitive enhancer' and are commonly referred to as 'smart drugs' that aim to boost the user's cognitive performance. Nootropics work as a stimulant that helps to make your brain more alert, more creative and even improve your mood (1). Nootropics themselves can come in both prescription and

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A Critical Review of the Market’s Newest Anxiety Reliever- Rhodiolife®

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The Icy Cold Origins of Rhodiolife® Rhodiolife® is a standardised extract of the Rhodiola rosea plant, formulated by the nutraceutical company Nektium (1). Rhodiola originated from the Siberian Altai region in Russia, which is home to a variety of mountains, meadows and lakes, all of which are surrounded by the freezing Russian tundra (2). The

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The Clean Capsule Revolution

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What are Clean Label Capsules? Clean label capsules can be best described as a consumer-driven movement that places a high priority on having natural and easy to comprehend ingredients (1). The aim is to make a more 'wholesome' product created due to the need for greater transparency.               

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HMOs: Milk That Isn’t Just For Babies.

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HMO Recap If you haven't seen our last blog, where we discussed the benefits of HMO for infants, then the term Human Milk Oligosaccharides or HMO may be foreign to you. In essence, HMOs are bio-engineered natural sugars that form the third most common solid found within human breast milk (following fats and lactose) (1).       

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HMO and Fucosyllactose: A Mother’s Gift That Spans Across Lifetimes

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HMO- Been Around Longer Than You Know. HMO's or their full name Human Milk Oligosaccharides are best described as complex bioengineered sugars that are naturally found within human breast milk (1). The reason why they are considered complex is that there are 200 currently known forms of different Human Milk Oligosaccharides.      &nb

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Oligopin®: The New Hero in the Field of Bone Development

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The Exotic French Origins of Oligopin® In the heart of southern France, sits one of the largest plantation forests in Western Europe (1), called the Landes de Gascogne. It is home to a seemly endless row of maritime pines and when cultivated contains the most purified pine bark extract in today's current market called Oligopin®. Oligopin® itself is

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Wow!! Amazing never knew!
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Lavender Oil: The A to Z Solution for Stress Relief to Hair Care

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What Is Lavender Oil?Lavender oil has been popular within the health and beauty space, for what seems like forever and I am sure that you have heard everyone talking about it. But have you ever questioned, what it actually does?  Lavender Oil, as you already guessed, it comes from lavender (Lavandula Angustifolia). But on a deeper level l

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