blood pressure

25 Nov 2021
--- In the spirit of Thanksgiving – a US holiday traditionally commemorated with roasted turkey – experts offer mixed views on the food’s nutritional value. The American Heart Association (AHA) and the... Read More
17 Nov 2021
--- Persistent inflammation could play an underlying role in chronic diseases, such as diabetes and cardiovascular disease. Keeping inflammation in check, could therefore, help relieve the burden of these life-threatening health... Read More
15 Nov 2021
--- “Access to Diabetes Care” is the theme for this year’s World Diabetes Day (WDD), which took place yesterday on November 14. Despite an estimated 537 million or one in ten adults currently living with... Read More
12 Nov 2021
--- Consuming up to 100 mg of caffeine during pregnancy could help reduce gestational diabetes risks by up to 47%, according to a new US study.
25 Oct 2021
--- The US Food and Drug Administration (FDA)’s voluntary sodium reduction targets are moving the onus from consumers to food suppliers. This is according to industry experts, who speak to NutritionInsight about what this... Read More
15 Oct 2021
--- For more than a century, cacao products have been associated with indulgent chocolate products, but now Barry Callebaut is forging an entirely new category with Elix – which is positioned as the “first... Read More
14 Oct 2021
--- The US Food and Drug Administration (FDA) has unveiled sodium reduction targets for a broad range of processed, packaged and prepared foods. The 2.5 year guidelines come as the average US resident consumes 50% more than the... Read More
30 Sep 2021
--- A combination of reducing salt quantity, physical modification, sodium replacements and flavor enhancers is the best way to slash sodium in bread without sacrificing taste and leavening ability. This is according to a new... Read More
21 Sep 2021
--- Farlong Pharmaceutical’s ginseng supplement may have a positive influence on reducing cardiovascular disease (CVD) risk by improving blood pressure and HDL-C. This is according to a new triple-blind study, which also... Read More
30 Aug 2021
--- Nutrition groups worldwide are urging the F&B industry to replace table salt with a reduced-sodium, added-potassium substitute. The call follows a large-scale dietary intervention study, which concluded that millions of... Read More
25 Aug 2021
--- The number of adults aged 30 to 79 years with hypertension has increased from 650 million to 1.28 billion in the last thirty years. The figures are according to the first comprehensive global analysis of trends in... Read More
24 Aug 2021
--- As the UK F&B sector prepares to meet new government advertising restrictions on unhealthy foods in 2022, a majority of brands have been found to possess healthier alternatives to their currently promoted offerings,... Read More
23 Aug 2021
--- Flavonoid-rich foods – such as berries, apples, pears and wine – appear to have a positive effect on blood pressure levels. This association can be explained by the characteristics of the gut, according to new... Read More
17 Aug 2021
--- Good heart health in childhood may lead to better cognitive health later on. These are the conclusions of a longitudinal study highlighted by the American Heart Association (AHA), which found that children with high... Read More
17 Aug 2021
--- Austria-based healthy aging company Longevity Labs is joining forces with US biohacking facility Upgrade Labs in its first retail sales partnership in the US. The collaboration will promote Longevity Labs’ dietary... Read More
16 Aug 2021
--- A review paper from the British Nutrition Foundation (BNF) is stressing that several changes are still required in high-income countries to make UK diets more environmentally sustainable and healthier. “We know that... Read More
13 Aug 2021
--- With the exception of sugar reduction in soft drinks, the UK’s top ten food companies have made limited changes to the healthiness of their products in response to Public Health England’s (PHE) voluntary... Read More
04 Aug 2021
--- Younger consumer demographics, improved bioavailability and clean label ingredients with clinical backing are some of the leading trends in the cardiovascular health sector. Industry is also highlighting the role that... Read More
27 Jul 2021
--- Vitamin K2 may reduce cardiovascular oxidative stress and vascular calcification caused by nicotine intake, such as that from cigarettes or e-cigarettes. This is according to a new study backed by NattoPharma. The research... Read More
20 Jul 2021
--- The Philippines’ Department of Health has adopted a new administrative order to eliminate industrially produced trans fat from its food supply by 2023 – becoming the 45th country to do so. Specifically, the new... Read More