heart health

25 Jun 2020
--- NattoPharma is partnering with KD Nutra – a KD Pharma Group company – to develop a new ingredient for cardiovascular (CV) health. The product will combine KD Nutra’s KD-PüR high concentrate omega 3s... Read More
19 Jun 2020
--- Heart health needs to be “more accessible, more understandable, more convenient and easier to keep in balance for consumers globally,” Mikkel Hvid-Hansen, Commercial Director of ProBiotix Health, tells... Read More
17 Jun 2020
--- Two new studies have brought the debate on the health impact of meat consumption to the fore once again. A German study found that the less animal-derived food incorporated into a person’s diet, the lower their body... Read More
16 Jun 2020
--- Kappa Bioscience’s vitamin K2 MK-7, K2Vital, can now address the lucrative vegan market thanks to its new certification. Sufficient vitamin K2 is difficult to obtain through the standard Western diet and this... Read More
29 May 2020
--- Vitamin K2 has shown potential for lowering coronary heart disease (CHD) risk, while there is no association between intake of vitamin K1 and CHD. That is according to a recent observational cohort study published in the... Read More
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
19 May 2020
--- Vitamins D3 and K2 each function more effectively in the presence of the other. This is according to the latest research compiled by Kappa Bioscience, manufacturer of K2 MK-7, to educate food and supplement formulators on... Read More
15 May 2020
--- Ingredient transparency is crucial to ensure repeated purchases in the heart health sector. Other key trends include environmental sustainability practices, clean label claims and a move toward natural ingredients, with... 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
13 May 2020
--- While the COVID-19 crisis has moved many to prioritize their immune health, the long-standing importance of heart health is coming to the fore. The pandemic is shining a light on the impact that weak cardiovascular... Read More
12 May 2020
--- The global senior population continues to grow, with predictions saying that by the year 2060 the percentage of people over sixty will outnumber that of teenagers. This has led to a broader group of consumers seeking... Read More
07 May 2020
--- Israeli company Trinutra’s cold-pressed black seed (Nigella sativa) oil can have a positive impact on blood pressure and heart rate levels. This is according to a new Trinutra-endorsed study, published in the journal... 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
15 Apr 2020
--- Pharmactive Biotech’s black garlic extract ABG10+ could help promote vascular health, according to a new in vivo mice study published in the journal Nutrients. It also found that supplementation with ABG10+, which... Read More
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