IPA Executive Director George Paraskevakos recently journeyed into the vast halls of Natural Foods Expo West to discover that probiotics too have come far in the marketplace. “Probiotics have truly arrived. From Dr. Oz earlier this year, to the Natural Product Expo West show in Anaheim, one might … [Read more...] about IPA's George Paraskevakos Reports from Expo West
IPA has contributed several new articles to WholeFoods online: 10 Key Reasons to Join the IPA Community Best Practices Guidelines for Probiotics Microbes Matter in Blood Sugar Control Read them and share them.Valuable content awaits. … [Read more...] about Get Schooled on All Things Probiotic: IPA Teams Up with WholeFoods E-zine
A pop-up city of 80,000+, Natural Products Expo West, once again proved its worth: a dizzying array of innovation shared and leveraged under a sparkling California sun. The 2017 show, produced by New Hope Network, was held March 9-13 at the Anaheim Convention Center and brought together 3,100 … [Read more...] about Trendspotting at Natural Products Expo West 2017
Drugs target serotonin to reduce depression and other mood disorders. Could probiotics do the same, given that the microbiome is one smooth operator in gut-brain signaling?[i] Researchers Caroline J. K. Wallace and Roumen Milev of Queens University in Ontario asked the same in “The effects of … [Read more...] about Probiotics: A No-Brainer for Brain Health
Is aging a disease? Some in the ranks of research think it may be so. Others stick to the idea that aging begins after the snip of the umbilical cord, the intrinsic nature of the mortal beast. Michael S. Lustgarten of Jean Mayer USDA Human Nutrition Research Center on Aging at Tufts University … [Read more...] about How Gray are your Microbes?