heart health

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
06 Sep 2019
--- In nutrition news this week, DSM celebrated its 150th anniversary of biotechnology expertise in Delft, the Netherlands. A cohort study from the UK showed that while pescatarians, vegetarians and vegans had lower rates of... 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
03 Sep 2019
--- Premature heart disease risk is linked to lifestyle, such as diet, and not genetic predisposition, according to research presented at the European Society of Cardiology (ESC) Congress 2019. Lifestyle factors such as physical... 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
21 Aug 2019
--- Omega 3 has moved into the mainstream track of supplements, but it is vital to maintain positive momentum to prevent consumer fatigue, or even apathy. This is according to experts in the field, who note that the robust... 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
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
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
12 Aug 2019
--- A study has revealed that mice will voluntarily choose to consume behavioral-effective doses of edible tetrahydrocannabinol (THC) – the primary psychoactive component in cannabis – and do so repeatedly. Lead... 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
06 Aug 2019
--- Both lactic acid bacteria and gut bacteria contribute to the health benefits of rye, according to a new study from the University of Eastern Finland. Gut microbes seem to play an important role in turning rye’s... Read More
06 Aug 2019
--- Heart disease and stroke mortality rates have stopped declining in many high-income countries and are even increasing in some. This is according to Australian researchers, who have analyzed trends in cardiovascular disease... 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
25 Jul 2019
--- Refined grains have commonly been pegged as having no significant nutritional value and have been linked to obesity and diabetes. Whole wheat options are the prudent choice, as outlined by science, and offer far more... Read More