heart health

18 Nov 2019
--- Researchers at the Intermountain Healthcare Heart Institute (IHHI) seek to shed light on uncertainties regarding the efficacy of omega 3 supplementation through two new studies. The non-profit healthcare institute’s... Read More
14 Nov 2019
--- Processed foods, accounting for more than half of an average US consumer’s daily calories, are linked to lower measures of cardiovascular health, while heart-healthy nutritional habits during pregnancy can help... Read More
14 Nov 2019
--- Researchers at dietary supplements manufacturing company NOW have developed an identification method testing for the presence of inorganic arsenic in krill oil. Although a natural element, arsenic compounds are potent... Read More
09 Oct 2019
--- The ubiquity of hypertension is spiking the demand for research-backed nutraceuticals promoting coronary health. While hypertension is pegged as a major contributing factor in cardiovascular diseases, consumers increasingly... Read More
07 Oct 2019
--- Mexican chemical products company Grupo AlEn and ECOM have joined forces to form a new company called Phenolaeis. The venture will bring to market the “world’s first” Palm Fruit Bioactive Complex (PFBc)... Read More
07 Oct 2019
--- In a bid to address the rising consumer demand for functional dietary and health supplements, MitoCarn has launched a series of four targeted L-Carnitine ingredients to maintain mitochondrial health. To optimize cellular... Read More
03 Oct 2019
--- Nutraceutical company DolCas Biotech has launched a clean label blend of botanical extracts touted as being beneficial to the heart and liver. Derived from Italian bergamot fruit and Italian artichoke thistle leaf, Bergacyn... Read More
03 Oct 2019
--- Labels with an emphasis on the taste of products may encourage consumers to make healthier choices to a higher degree than those with nutritional information. This is according to a new study from Stanford University, US,... Read More
01 Oct 2019
--- Dietary supplements usage in the US has peaked at an “all-time high,” with 77 percent of US adults reporting they consume dietary supplements. This is according to the Council of Responsible Nutrition (CRN) 2019... Read More
27 Sep 2019
--- In nutrition news this week, the University of East Anglia (UEA) is to launch a nutrition research program on how a plant-based diet can benefit people’s health in collaboration with the Quadram Institute, the John... 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
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