blood pressure

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
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