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Cutting-edge computer modelling reveals how gold kiwifruit supplement aids gut motility
By Gary Scattergood
27-MAR-2018

‘In silico’ computer modelling has been used to identify the physiological pathways of Anagenix’s gold kiwifruit powder ingredient, Livaux®, revealing how it aids gut health…

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The nutritional and health attributes of kiwifruit: a review
By David P. Richardson, Juliet Ansell, Lynley N. Drummond
10-AUG-2017

Kiwifruit are a nutrient-dense fruit and extensive research over the last decade on the health benefits of kiwifruit has linked their regular consumption to improvements not only in nutritional status, but also benefits to digestive, immune and metabolic health…

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Consumption of kiwifruit capsules increases Faecalibacterium prausnitzii abundance in functionally constipated individuals: a randomised controlled human trial
By Paul Blatchford, Halina Stoklosinski, Sarah Eady, Alison Wallace, Christine Butts, Richard Gearry, Glenn Gibson and Juliet Ansell
01-AUG-2017
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Putative mechanisms of kiwifruit on maintenance of normal gastrointestinal function
By Simone Birgit Bayer, Richard Blair Gearry & Lynley Ngaio Drummond
30-MAY-2017

Kiwifruits are recognized as providing relief from constipation and symptoms of constipation-predominant irritable bowel syndrome (IBS-C)…

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Kiwi for Irritable Bowel Syndrome (IBS)
by Food Science
01-OCT-2015

IBS affects many people and the causes may be quite different for each person. Researchers recently identified Kiwifruit extract, Actazin® which uses four-way action to support digestive health and well-being.
Source: Mintel

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Kiwifruit to rival prunes & probiotics in digestive health?
by Ewa Hudson, Head of Health and Wellness Research, Euromonitor International
01-Jul-2015

With the high-protein trend gaining, digestive products containing proteolytic enzymes could gain importance. Fiber and probiotics have long been dominant as natural digestive aids, but now there is a newcomer popping its head…

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Keep it moving: A digestive system breakthrough
by Fred Pescatore, M.D., Logical Health Alternatives
09-JUN-2015

I know this isn’t exactly the sexiest topic to discuss, but it’s one of the most common problems among my patients, especially women. And it shouldn’t be ignored… I’m talking about constipation…

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Actazin® Kiwifruit extract for inner health
by Giellepi, Nutrafoods, Volume 14 No.1
01-MAY-2015

The composition of the gut microflora has been found to play important roles in human health and disease. Some polysaccharides, which are slow or non-digestible by humans…

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Kiwifruit-derived supplements increase stool frequency in healthy adults: a randomized, double-blind, placebo-controlled study
by Juliet Ansell, Christine A. Butts, Gunaranjan Paturi, Sarah L. Eady, Alison J. Wallace, Duncan Hedderley, Richard B. Gearry
7-APR-2015

The worldwide growth in the incidence of gastrointestinal disorders has created…

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Kiwifruit-derived supplements may boost bowel health for healthy people: RCT data
by Stephen Daniells
14-APR-2015

Daily consumption of supplements containing kiwifruit-derived nutritional ingredients may increase bowel movements in healthy individuals, says a new study from New Zealand.

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Growing futures: Kiwifruit extract for gut health
By The New Zealand Institute for Plant & Food Research Ltd
15-JUL-2015

There is increasing demand for products that benefit human health which, combined with consumer preference for products based on natural produce, presents a global opportunity for the functional food market…

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Faecalibacterium prausnitzii and human intestinal health
S Miquel, R Martín, O Rossi, LG Bermúdez-Humarán, JM Chatel, H Sokol, M Thomas, JM Wells and P Langella
01-MAY-2008

Faecalibacterium prausnitzii is the most abundant bacterium in the human intestinal microbiota of healthy adults, representing more than 5% of the total bacterial population….

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From the Corners of the World: Kiwi, Acai, Acerola, Oh My! Analyzing the back stories of three impressive superfruits
By Paul Altaffer & Grant Washington-Smith
01-MAY-2008

There is no shortage of “superfruits” in the nutraceuticals and functional foods marketplace, with many fruits being introduced or re-introduced…

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From the Corners of the World: Probiotic Paradox
By Paul Altaffer & Grant Washington-Smith
01-MAR-2008

There continues to be sustained growth in antibacterial soaps and detergents used around the home, as well as rapid growth in the new personal care category of hand sanitizers. Interest in antibacterial products has increased dramatically…

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