blood pressure

17 Jan 2020
--- Clinical trials for two separate omega 3 products have encountered major obstacles in their search for conclusive results. Following the discontinuation of a trial for AstraZeneca’s omega 3 carboxylic acids –... Read More
14 Jan 2020
--- Glucomannan, which is found in the root of the konjac plant (also known as the elephant yam), is set to be added to the US definition of dietary fiber. The Food and Drug Administration (FDA) will add the ingredient to its... Read More
08 Jan 2020
--- Nutraceutical company ChromaDex has initiated a Phase 1 clinical study to assess the potential of its branded nicotinamide riboside (NR), Niagen. Sponsored by the University of Florida in the US, the... Read More
06 Dec 2019
--- Limiting food consumption to a ten-hour window each day can lead to weight loss, lower blood pressure and more stable insulin levels. This is according to a pilot study from the University of California San Diego School of... Read More
26 Nov 2019
--- The supplementation of Farlong Pharmaceutical’s NotoGinseng is well tolerated by most people, as well as having a positive influence on reducing the risk of cardiovascular disease by decreasing blood pressure and... Read More
01 Oct 2019
--- Many traditional botanical plants such as lavender, fennel and chamomile lower blood pressure by activating a specific potassium channel (KCNQ5) in blood vessels. This is according to a study from the University of... Read More
25 Sep 2019
--- Global research evaluating the quality of vitamin K2 products by Kappa Bioscience (Kappa), maker of K2VITAL vitamin K2 MK-7, has revealed a dearth in “K2+minerals” products that are able to meet label claims.... Read More
23 Sep 2019
--- French marine lipid expert Polaris has gained European authorization for its new, “super-concentrated, ultra-purified” algal omega 3 oil. It combines ultra-high concentration with properties increasingly demanded... Read More
12 Sep 2019
--- The publication of the European Food Safety Authority (EFSA)’s dietary reference values (DRVs) for sodium and chloride marks the end of a ten-year overhaul. Nutrition scientists compiled research to set science-based... Read More
06 Sep 2019
--- The right investment in nutrition-directed initiatives could save 3.7 million lives by 2025, according to a new report issued by the World Health Organization (WHO) of the United Nations (UN). Health services must integrate... Read More
05 Sep 2019
--- Dating back millennia, traditional Chinese medicine (TCM) is now the subject of contemporary study for its potential applications in chronic pain management, disease prevention and mental health treatment. Deeply rooted in... Read More
04 Sep 2019
--- Cancer is now the leading cause of death in middle-aged adults from high-income countries (HIC), while Generation X in middle- and low-income countries (MIC, LIC) continues to be burdened by cardiovascular heart disease... Read More
03 Sep 2019
--- A study published in the American Journal of Clinical Nutrition will make it possible to calculate how much omega 3 EPA and DHA is needed in studies, for subjects to reach a healthy Omega 3 Index. The index measures the... Read More
26 Aug 2019
--- Canadian brand Wize Monkey has created a tea product made from upcycled prunings of the arabica coffee plant, which offers high levels of antioxidants, vitamins, minerals and phenolic compounds. Based on compiled research,... Read More
23 Aug 2019
--- Nestlé Health Science (NHSc) is expanding into personalized nutrition with the acquisition of Persona, a personalized vitamin business founded in 2017. Persona will operate under NHSc’s USA-based Atrium... Read More
19 Aug 2019
--- Prescription omega 3 fatty acid medication reduces triglyceride levels by 20 to 30 percent among the majority of people who require treatment for high levels of these fats, which elevate heart disease risk. This is according... Read More
16 Aug 2019
--- A quarter of savory UK picnic foods are dangerously high in salt, while over a third exceed their average salt targets, according to a new survey by Action on Salt, a group based at Queen Mary University of London.... Read More
14 Aug 2019
--- Consuming flavonoid-rich items such as apples and tea, protects against cancer and cardiovascular heart disease (CVD), particularly for smokers and heavy drinkers, according to new research from Edith Cowan University (ECU),... Read More
14 Aug 2019
--- Contrary to conventional dietary recommendations for Type 2 diabetes treatment, patients can better regulate their blood sugar levels if they consume foods with reduced carbohydrate and increased protein and fat content.... Read More
13 Aug 2019
--- Palmiwon, a fruit extract of the Forsythia suspensa flowering plant, has been found to alleviate dyslipidemia (abnormal blood lipid levels), a commonly observed condition in menopausal women. The popular Eastern remedy is... Read More