Food for mood and mind: Stressed consumers embrace foods and beverages for mood and mental wellness – product development guide

People want functional foods and beverages to boost mood and mental wellness — learn about top ingredients and categories with growing potential.

May 16, 2024

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Mental health issues don't carry the stigma they used to. People are willing to talk about stress, poor sleep, low mood and more, and they are now exploring key lifestyle changes as solutions.

As part of this strategy, consumers are revamping their diets, limiting or eliminating added sugars and other low-nutrition ingredients and incorporating more nutritious whole foods and better-for-you packaged foods. Functional foods and beverages with science-backed ingredients are poised to capture an impressive chunk of the market if brands can bring innovative and effective ingredients into their formulations.

Get the scoop on some of the helpful market data from Nutrition Business Journal’s Mood and Mental Health Report 2024 as part of this month’s product development guide, as well as helpful information on the 14 most popular stand-out supplement ingredients that are making their way into food and beverage products for mind and mood wellness.


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