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28 Feb 2020
--- Supplement use is on the rise but pill fatigue is a real concern among today’s consumers. This is driving the development of chewable delivery formats that offer an alternative to pills and powder supplements.... Read More
25 Feb 2020
--- Salt reduction is a crucial public health strategy to lower blood pressure and reduce the risk of strokes and heart disease in the UK and globally. This is according to a new meta-analysis by international researchers from... Read More
24 Feb 2020
--- Increased daily fiber intake is associated with a 23 percent lower risk of ischaemic stroke, while extra egg consumption can lead to a 25 percent higher risk of hemorrhagic stroke. This is according to a newly published... Read More
13 Feb 2020
--- Citrus-derived flavonoids supplier Ingredients by Nature (IBN) has gained patent approval for the use of eriocitrin in its ingredient formulations, including Eriomin. The eriocitrin patent claim is stated as “a method... Read More
27 Jan 2020
--- Overweight adults following the Mediterranean, Intermittent Fasting (IF) and paleolithic (paleo) diets were able to lose excess weight, although adhering to the diets dropped off considerably during the one-year study,... Read More
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