Search
Close this search box.
Search
Close this search box.
Search
Close this search box.

Prebiotics for the Mind and Psyche – Building the Foundations of the Gut-Brain Axis

AUTHOR: Andrija Karačić, M.D., specializing in abdominal surgery and the founder of the Gut Microbiome Center in Zagreb

It seems that probiotics are the “big brother” of prebiotics, and therefore, they have captured all the attention of the scientific and professional community. But are prebiotics really three times less important?

Navigating the Landscape of Weight Management: Insights into Supplements’ Impact on Obesity

Author: Valerija Pandža, MPharm

In the ongoing battle against rising rates of obesity and overweight conditions globally, the quest for effective weight management strategies has intensified. While dietary supplements emerge as potential aids, their impact on body weight remains complex and multifaceted. These supplements claim various mechanisms, from enhancing metabolism to curbing appetite. The evolving landscape of weight management navigates a delicate balance between supplement innovation and the enduring importance of holistic lifestyle changes.

How Can We Support Healthy Ageing and Longevity with Supplementation?

AUTHOR: Daria Šurić, MPharm.

The text discusses the concept of ageing and its hallmarks, emphasizing the importance of healthy ageing and potential supplements to support it. It highlights blueberries, L-carnitine, protein, Coenzyme Q10, NAD, and curcumin as supplements that may positively impact age-related health issues.

Theraprime® Rice Tocotrienols Tocopherols

Unlike other sources, Theraprime® offers all 4 corresponding tocotrienols and tocopherols,
offering potential benefits for cardiovascular health and more. With recent research emphasizing the importance of the full range of vitamin E isomers, Theraprime® stands as a versatile option for promoting optimal health and vitality.

Food Ingredients in Skin Care and Their Benefits

AUTHOR: Lana Brkić, MEng

The growing interest in incorporating food ingredients into skincare products reflects the belief that what’s healthy for the body is beneficial for the skin. Nutrient-rich foods, high in antioxidants, vitamins, and minerals, are being harnessed to enhance skincare. Ingredients like coconut, avocado, and olive oils, along with extracts from oats, green tea, aloe vera, and berries, offer natural solutions for skin protection, moisturization, and anti-aging. This trend aligns with the holistic approach to health and wellness.

Psychobiotics and Our (Second) Brain

AUTHOR: Andrija Karačić, M.D., specializing in abdominal surgery and the founder of the Gut Microbiome Center in Zagreb

Modern science is researching the complex connection between the gut and the brain and the development of psychobiotics, microorganisms that can have a positive effect on mental health. Research to date shows that psychobiotics support the digestive system and help to reduce mental fatigue and a general feeling of tiredness, thus promoting overall mental health.

Low Molecular Weight Collagen – the Future of Collagen Hydrolysate

Collagen tri- and dipeptides have been identified as bioactive components of collagen food supplements, mediating beneficial health effects e.g. in joints, muscle, bone, and skin. Low molecular weight (LMW) collagen contains a high amount of bioactive peptides that are quickly absorbed, highly bioavailable, stable, and actively transported to the skin. LMW collagen (<1000 Da) is a promising food supplement, especially for skin healthcare.