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22 May 2020
--- This week in industry news, Evonik and Glenn Corporation, a division of Azelis Americas, entered into an exclusive agreement enabling Glenn to distribute the product protection line by Evonik’s Dr. Straetmans brand in... Read More
20 May 2020
--- Consumption of at least two servings of dairy per day has been linked to lower risks of diabetes and high blood pressure, as well as the cluster of factors that heighten cardiovascular disease (CVD) risk and metabolic... Read More
13 May 2020
--- Astronauts excrete less sodium in space than on land, which could have major implications for the heart health of future space travelers. This is according to the American Heart Association (AHA), whose journal, Circulation,... Read More
28 Apr 2020
--- Better vitamin K status in patients with COVID-19 has been linked to improved health outcomes, compared to patients with poor vitamin K status. The research, published in the journal Preprints, suggests a connection between... Read More
28 Apr 2020
--- Royal DSM has unveiled its latest microbial powders for infant nutrition. The DHASCO-B and ARASCO powders contain a minimum of 110 mg DHA (docosahexaenoic acid) or ARA (arachidonic acid) respectively, and are sustainably... Read More
22 Apr 2020
--- The restrictions necessitated by COVID-19 have created difficult financial situations across the nutrition industry, including in the US, where 95 percent of natural products businesses have had their small business loans... Read More
21 Apr 2020
--- The World Health Organization (WHO) has issued new guidelines to detect iron deficiency and overload to prevent severe consequences, such as anemia and poor cognitive development in children. From an industry perspective,... Read More
27 Mar 2020
--- In nutrition news this week, Givaudan reported a 3.3 percent increase in its 19th consecutive dividend at its annual general meeting. Gencor received clinical validation that its palmitoylethanolamide (PEA) extract Levagen+... Read More
27 Mar 2020
--- Therapy with icosapent ethyl, a purified stable eicosapentaenoic acid (EPA), could help prevent more than 70,000 cardiovascular events per year in US adults with a history of cardiovascular disease (CVD) or diabetes... Read More
26 Mar 2020
--- UK adults aged 19 to 64 years consume an average of 8.4 g of salt per day, which is 40 percent higher than the government recommendation of a maximum of 6 g daily. This is according to the latest Public Health England... Read More
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