blood pressure

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
06 Jul 2021
--- PepsiCo, the Quadram Institute and Belgian university KU Leuven are collaborating on research to develop slowly digested starch (SDS) for food product formulation. Using the latest scientific knowledge of how different types... Read More
22 Jun 2021
--- Consuming baked or boiled potatoes can reduce sodium retention more than the tested supplementation and offer greater systolic blood pressure reduction, according to a study funded by the Alliance for Potato Research and... Read More
09 Jun 2021
--- The US Food and Drug Administration (FDA) has released guidance outlining key investments for the nutrition sector within President Biden’s Fiscal Year 2022 Budget Request – the President’s recommendation... Read More
03 May 2021
--- A Nigay-supported study has linked antioxidant properties to the color intensity of caramel. Using three different research methods, the study found the greater the degree of caramelization, the greater the antioxidant... Read More
23 Apr 2021
--- This week in nutrition news, Probi showed “good growth” in its first-quarter financial report, while Verdure Sciences got its Longvida curcumin extract approved for sale in Brazil. Also, research revealed a... Read More
31 Mar 2021
--- Sugarbreak, a supplement brand helping curb sweet cravings and sugar intake, is launching a children’s line across North American Target retailers. The new kids’ line consists of three products – Resist,... Read More
22 Mar 2021
--- Fermented dairy foods tailored to modulate the gut could help reduce conditions such as hypertension, according to a new study published in the Journal of Dairy Science. “New evidence suggests that antihypertensive... Read More
09 Mar 2021
--- In light of Salt Awareness Week (March 8-14), researchers at UK lobby group Action on Salt (AoS) are calling for a restriction on the use of “misleading” nutrition claims on foods high in fat, salt and sugar... Read More
24 Feb 2021
--- Lesaffre is launching an offer to acquire all outstanding shares of NattoPharma. The offer values the total equity of the Norway-based vitamin K2 expert at NOK 631 million (US$75 million) on a fully diluted basis. In an... Read More
22 Feb 2021
--- A new global study reveals that many refined-flour foods are associated with a higher risk of major cardiovascular disease, stroke and early death when compared to whole grains. The study published in The British Medical... Read More
19 Feb 2021
--- This week in nutrition news, Lallemand Health Solutions published a research review into connections between the gut microbiome and protection against viral infections. Kirin Holdings Company announced it would be expanding... Read More
17 Feb 2021
--- US engineers have developed a skin patch that tracks blood pressure, heart rate and glucose levels, while measuring either the wearer’s lactate, alcohol or caffeine levels. The skin patch is worn on the neck and... Read More
20 Jan 2021
--- Swiss biotech company Evolva has launched L-arabinose, a natural sugar blocker used in food and beverages. The company is having commercial discussions with its major customers to supply the first volumes for 2021.
08 Jan 2021
--- Food as medicine has major potential to address diet-related illnesses such as diabetes. This is the central philosophy for Advanced Micronutrition, which has just launched an e-commerce platform for its Healright... Read More
07 Dec 2020
--- New evidence-based guidance for managing iron deficiency has been published in a review in The Lancet. Australian and European researchers have released the information to encourage best practices for clinicians to diagnose... Read More
25 Nov 2020
--- DSM and Huami Corp, a China-based manufacturer of smart wearable devices, are joining forces to enhance DSM’s personalized nutrition arm and develop technologies for health monitoring. This month, DSM announced... Read More
23 Nov 2020
--- Israel-based TriNutra is releasing an organic cold-pressed black seed oil (BSO), standardized to 3 percent thymoquinone. Created in partnership with NS Oils – a seed- and oil-producing kibbutz in the Negev desert... Read More
18 Nov 2020
--- A lower dairy intake may be beneficial for people with metabolic syndrome, according to a new trial published by researchers from the Fred Hutchinson Cancer Research Center in Seattle, US.“Unlike previous observational... Read More