heart health

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
09 Jan 2020
--- Drinking tea at least three times a week can improve life expectancy and health, a new Chinese study has revealed. Two surveys found that habitual tea drinkers who maintained their habit had a lower risk of incident heart... Read More
08 Jan 2020
--- Nutraceutical company ChromaDex has initiated a Phase 1 clinical study to assess the potential of its branded nicotinamide riboside (NR), Niagen. Sponsored by the University of Florida in the US, the... Read More
07 Jan 2020
--- An experimental study from the University of Helsinki, Finland, has found that long-term consumption of lingonberry juice (Vaccinium vitis-idaea) can help lower elevated blood pressure and low-grade inflammation, which has... Read More
19 Dec 2019
--- Euromed’s natural olive and pomegranate polyphenol extracts can offer synergistic heart health and blood flow supporting effects, according to new research. With a regular intake, the natural active substances produced... Read More
19 Dec 2019
--- Artificial sweeteners may be doing more harm than good, according to research conducted at the University of South Australia (UniSA). A new review reveals that people who use low-calorie sweeteners (LCS) are more likely to... Read More
18 Dec 2019
--- A higher consumption of ultra-processed food may be linked to a higher risk of developing Type 2 diabetes (T2D), according to a web-based cohort study in France. Scientific literature on this topic continues to point out the... Read More
17 Dec 2019
--- Regular consumption of chili pepper is linked to a reduction of risk for cardiac and cerebrovascular-related death, according to a new Italian study. As chili peppers contain a large variety of phytochemicals with well-known... Read More
17 Dec 2019
--- The daily consumption of two apples can lower serum cholesterol, which is often associated with heart disease, according to a group of international researchers. Their study revealed that increased apple intake changes bile... Read More
16 Dec 2019
--- The health-boosting potential of fish oil supplementation has come to the fore again with a new study revealing fish oil containing a specific formula of omega 3 fatty acids can help reduce inflammation. While omega 3 and... Read More
06 Dec 2019
--- Limiting food consumption to a ten-hour window each day can lead to weight loss, lower blood pressure and more stable insulin levels. This is according to a pilot study from the University of California San Diego School of... Read More
29 Nov 2019
--- The upcoming UK election could provide a key opportunity for the government to protect breastfeeding. This is according to a joint statement released by 15 organizations, including the Breastfeeding Network, the National... Read More
28 Nov 2019
--- A global move back to traditional ways of eating, over prescribed diets and fast food, is necessary to advance toward a food system that respects the environment, culture and the human health. This was the main sentiment put... Read More
26 Nov 2019
--- The supplementation of Farlong Pharmaceutical’s NotoGinseng is well tolerated by most people, as well as having a positive influence on reducing the risk of cardiovascular disease by decreasing blood pressure and... Read More
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