blood pressure

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
19 Aug 2019
--- Prescription omega 3 fatty acid medication reduces triglyceride levels by 20 to 30 percent among the majority of people who require treatment for high levels of these fats, which elevate heart disease risk. This is according... Read More
16 Aug 2019
--- A quarter of savory UK picnic foods are dangerously high in salt, while over a third exceed their average salt targets, according to a new survey by Action on Salt, a group based at Queen Mary University of London.... Read More
14 Aug 2019
--- Consuming flavonoid-rich items such as apples and tea, protects against cancer and cardiovascular heart disease (CVD), particularly for smokers and heavy drinkers, according to new research from Edith Cowan University (ECU),... Read More
14 Aug 2019
--- Contrary to conventional dietary recommendations for Type 2 diabetes treatment, patients can better regulate their blood sugar levels if they consume foods with reduced carbohydrate and increased protein and fat content.... Read More
13 Aug 2019
--- Palmiwon, a fruit extract of the Forsythia suspensa flowering plant, has been found to alleviate dyslipidemia (abnormal blood lipid levels), a commonly observed condition in menopausal women. The popular Eastern remedy is... Read More
08 Aug 2019
--- The consumption of olive oil and its compounds is associated with numerous health benefits, including reducing cardiovascular disease (CVD) risk, improving inflammatory parameters and boosting gut health. This is according... Read More
07 Aug 2019
--- Patients with Parkinson’s disease were found to have significantly lower levels of vitamin D in their blood in a study published in the journal Acta Neurologica Scandinavia. The study, which evaluated 182... Read More
07 Aug 2019
--- Dietary supplements player Lycored is focusing on stress relief via its supplement-ready tomato nutrient complex for heart health. Cardiomato contains six phytonutrients standardized to precise levels to induce a synergistic... Read More
01 Aug 2019
--- Exposure to delta-9-tetrahydrocannabinol (THC), the principal psychoactive cannabinoid found in cannabis, can induce inflammation and oxidative stress, which are known to affect the inner linings of blood vessels and are... Read More
17 Jul 2019
--- Trending this year, adaptogens have emerged as a class of herbal extracts with claims of boosting the body’s ability to combat physical, chemical and biological stressors, in addition to elevating cognitive functions,... Read More