heart health

02 Apr 2020
--- Vitamin K2’s significant role in reducing inflammation and boosting cardiovascular health has been identified by new research, endorsed by NattoPharma. Published in Nephrology Dialysis Transplantation, the paper... Read More
01 Apr 2020
--- US-based supplements company Life Extension has launched a new ingredient that is touted as promoting heart health and blood flow, while boasting convenience and a pleasurable flavor. NitroVasc Boost is a berry-flavored... 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
23 Mar 2020
--- Consuming tofu and foods rich in isoflavones – such as plant proteins – has been linked to lower risk of heart disease, especially for younger women and postmenopausal women not taking hormones. This is according... Read More
19 Mar 2020
--- Plant-based diets have been widely promoted for cardiovascular disease (CVD) risk reduction, but not all kinds of plant-based diets are healthy, according to a Greece-based study. It concluded that the health benefits of... Read More
10 Mar 2020
--- Nearly two in five plant-based and vegan meals available in British fast food outlets and coffee chains contain more than 3 g of salt, which is half of an adult’s maximum daily intake of salt. This is the finding of a... Read More
10 Mar 2020
--- US-based Wiley’s Finest has expanded beyond its range of wild Alaskan fish oils to include three new plant-based product formulas that address heart health and omega needs. Bold Heart by Cardiosmile delivers 2 g of... Read More
04 Mar 2020
--- The European Food Safety Authority (EFSA) has reaffirmed its 2017 authorization of the use of astaxanthin-rich oleoresin from Haematococcus pluvialis microalgae in food supplements at levels of up to 8 mg per day. Amid... Read More
02 Mar 2020
--- Omega 3s may do as much harm as they do good – according to new research from the University of East Anglia (UEA). Two systematic reviews have found that omega 3 supplements may slightly reduce coronary heart disease... Read More
19 Feb 2020
--- Adhering to a plant-based diet over animal products may counteract unfavorable microbes known to increase risk of heart disease. This is according to a new study by the Tulane University Obesity Research Center in New... Read More
11 Feb 2020
--- Natural extract manufacturer Arjuna Natural has introduced its certified organic turmeric extracts, which includes the company’s flagship product BCM-95 (Curcugreen) – touted for being seven times more... Read More
10 Feb 2020
--- Dairy that has been naturally modified to be lower in saturated fat can benefit blood cholesterol and heart health. This is according to a new study from the University of Reading in the UK, which compared ultra-high... Read More
04 Feb 2020
--- Eating two servings of red meat, processed meat or poultry – but not fish – per week is linked to a 3 to 7 percent higher risk of cardiovascular disease (CVD) and a 3 percent higher risk of all causes of death.... Read More
31 Jan 2020
--- In nutrition news this week, Gencor received four health claims for its female healthy aging ingredient Libifem in Canada. Kaneka Americas Holding (Kaneka) also obtained Canadian approval for its Floradapt Cardio probiotic... Read More
22 Jan 2020
--- Grapefruit possesses substantial nutritional boosts, but it should not be naively regarded as a quick-fix addition to a healthy lifestyle. This is according to the American Heart Association (AHA), which promotes grapefruit... 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
16 Jan 2020
--- Two recently published studies have highlighted the positive effects of US policy intervention for improving the dietary habits of children and adolescents. Under the auspices of the Healthy, Hunger-Free Kids Act (HHFKA)... Read More
10 Jan 2020
--- As people around the world turn away from animal-derived foods as part of Veganuary, the market for meat analogs that look, feel and taste like meat continues to boom. Much of this may be driven by the positive health... Read More