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Why Functional Mushrooms?
Today, there’s a trending focus on the benefits of mushrooms. But why are mushroom products so popular? Explore the driving factors to the rise of functional mushrooms.
Your Brand, a Skin Health Ingredient, and Superior Wellness Outcomes with Astrion™
The popularity of herbal ingredients for personal care is increasing as consumers seek natural solutions for their skin that actually work. Here’s what consumers are looking for and what your brand can do to stand out.
Senactiv® Eliminates Senescent Cells in Exercising Muscles
Senescent cells are cells that can no longer divide or support the tissue they are part of.
An exploration of the movement of amino acids from the digestive tract to systemic circulation
We explore the absorption of amino acids in the digestive tract and its movement from the digestive tract to systemic circulation.
The Complete Guide to the Coriolus Mushroom (Turkey Tail)
Keep reading to discover why this particular mushroom is getting a lot of attention.
Immune Health Supplements: What’ Driving the Market?
Take a look at this guide to better understand the driving forces behind immune health supplements.
How a Healthy Gut Can Also Mean a Healthy Immune System
A healthy gut contributes to the digestion of food and the absorption of nutrients.
ABMPRIME: Insights on the Immune Supporting Mushroom, Agaricus Blazei Murill
Agaricus blazei murill is now considered one of the most important medicinal mushrooms in Japan and China. But why so popular? And important?
Could Zylaria™ Be the Natural Sleep & Mental Wellness Supplement You’re Looking For?
Sleep is something so critical to our physical and mental wellbeing, yet it’s something that alludes so many of us. For some, getting enough decent sleep is just a matter of routinely closing their eyes as their head hits their pillow, and immediately drifting off into a deep and nourishing sleep.
But for 70% of Americans, at least once a month, they’re not getting enough sleep to refresh them for the next day. A very unfortunate 11% of our population experiencing insufficient sleep every single night.
It’s a real problem, one so large, that the CDC has declared the problem of insufficient sleep a public health epidemic.
Anxiety and stress-related disorders are also prevalent across all socioeconomic brackets of the US. Anxiety alone affects more than 40 million American adults annually, exacerbating the country’s poor sleep problem.
What Are the Consequences of Poor Sleep?
Sleep is obviously required for rest and rejuvenation. But in addition to that, we need sleep for memory consolidation, muscle growth and repair, and the manufacture of hormones that we do not happen whilst we’re awake. But not getting enough sleep extends further than feeling tired and irritated.
Chronic insufficient sleep puts a sufferer more at risk of developing diseases such as Type 2 diabetes, heart disease, obesity, and depression. There are also the safety aspects of poor sleep – feeling constantly tired can lead to accidents and injuries. Plus making mistakes at work or at home becomes more likely, and our ability to concentrate or make good judgments or decisions become impaired.
Reasons for poor sleep vary, and include everything from work-related stress and shift patterns to new babies and recurrent nightmares to sleep apnea, a breathing disorder linked to serious medical conditions such as high blood pressure and heart disease.
Silencing the Busy Mind with Zylaria™
Zylaria™ is a unique nutraceutical made from a proprietary extract of the Xylaria nigripes fungus, or Wu ling shen.
It contains high levels of an amino acid called gamma-aminobutyric acid, or GABA. GABA has been shown, in human clinical studies, to help regulate, support and promote relaxation and improve sleep quality.
The brain requires GABA in order to signal to the body that it’s the evening and time to wind down and think about falling asleep. Zylaria™ has the ability to improve the way that GABA enters the brain and fixes onto receptors there.
It then has a mild tranquilizing effect on the central nervous system, acting as a mild sedative and sleep promoter whilst also elevating the mood. Our studies demonstrate that Zylaria™ reduced the time it took for participants to fall asleep, and extended the time they remained asleep.
The US sleeping aid market is forecast to be worth $101.9bn by 2023. If you’re a brand specializing in high-quality supplements, adding Zylaria™ can really boost your offering and let you take full advantage of this market. Contact us to find out more.
What are Tight Junctions?
A “tight junction” refers to the special connection between two adjacent cell membranes.
Clean Your Gut: 7 Signs Of An Unhealthy Gut & 7 Ways To Remedy It
Read up on the signs of an unhealthy digestive system and the best ways to clean your gut and get everything back in working order.
The Effects of AstraGin® on Protein Absorption and Synthesis in Muscles
Explore AstraGin more in depth on the topic of protein absorption
Absorption, Gut Health and The Role of The Micobiome
Ever-emerging research is finding that the microbes in our gut heavily influence our health.