heart health

10 May 2021
--- The US Food and Drug Administration (FDA) is considering issuing an update on the use of “healthy” nutrient content claims on food packaging. The agency plans to conduct preliminary quantitative research on... Read More
05 May 2021
--- Including mixed tree nuts in weight management programs can result in significant weight loss and improved satiety, according to a new study from the University of California, Los Angeles (UCLA). Moreover, a mixture of tree... Read More
30 Apr 2021
--- A study taking over 50,000 people with high blood lipids into account has revealed an association between omega 3 supplements and an increased likelihood of developing atrial fibrillation (AF). However, industry experts... Read More
23 Apr 2021
--- Thai Union Ingredients has launched the UniQDHA tuna oil range, nutritional DHA omega 3 oils made with tuna fish heads valorized from its parent company Thai Union Group. The range comes in two forms: the UniQDHA crude oil,... Read More
23 Apr 2021
--- This week in nutrition news, Probi showed “good growth” in its first-quarter financial report, while Verdure Sciences got its Longvida curcumin extract approved for sale in Brazil. Also, research revealed a... Read More
22 Apr 2021
--- There is a noticeable rise in nutraceutical companies seeking to enter the pharmaceutical industry. Broader networking and sales opportunities are financially attractive, but sharper regulatory hurdles make it difficult for... Read More
20 Apr 2021
--- Aker BioMarine is spotlighting krill oil as a dietary supplement that meets a surge in consumer demand for products that support overall health and well-being.Traditionally known for its omega 3 fatty acids and heart health... Read More
16 Apr 2021
--- Red and processed meat is associated with worse heart function, according to an observational study of nearly 20,000 people. The UK investigation included imaging measures of heart health, which the researchers say... Read More
06 Apr 2021
--- New research reveals that Sirtmax, Tokiwa Phytochemical’s proprietary black turmeric extract from Kaempferia parviflora, may help promote healthy aging and metabolic conditions. The study also suggests that the active... Read More
01 Apr 2021
--- Healthy aging is fast becoming a staple nutrition trend as the global senior population is growing. Demands for immunity, maintaining cognitive functions, heart health and vitality, as well as strength, are in the spotlight.... Read More
01 Apr 2021
--- Drinking beetroot juice could improve vascular health and brain function in elderly people, according to a recent University of Exeter study into the oral microbiome. The findings, now published in Redox Biology, reveal that... Read More
26 Mar 2021
--- Genetic makeup may determine the effectiveness of dietary supplementation with ingredients like iron and omega 3, according to new studies. The findings add further evidence that personalization is essential in... Read More
23 Mar 2021
--- There are “serious shortcomings” in the way dietary fibers are analyzed, according to researchers from the Quadram Institute and King’s College London. Their detailed analysis explores how different starch... Read More
22 Mar 2021
--- Fermented dairy foods tailored to modulate the gut could help reduce conditions such as hypertension, according to a new study published in the Journal of Dairy Science. “New evidence suggests that antihypertensive... Read More
17 Mar 2021
--- Wacker is addressing the global demand for heart health solutions with its HTEssence hydroxytyrosol, which is nature-identical to the hydroxytyrosol found in olive oil. The phenolic compound – containing antioxidant... Read More
15 Mar 2021
--- This decade will see plant-derived omega 3 fish-inspired oils take off, according to Professor Johnathan Napier of Rothamsted Research. The UK-based organization is currently partnering with US biotechnology company Yield10... Read More
02 Mar 2021
--- Reducing the fat content of processed foods in the UK could save almost 100,000 lives and prevent 4.5 million cases of overweight and obesity, according to a study by Wolfson Institute, Queen Mary University of London, UK.... Read More
01 Mar 2021
--- US-based Youtheory has launched a collagen combo line of five products, which harness the impact of hydrolyzed collagen and other clinically studied ingredients with proven benefits. The products target the body’s most... Read More
24 Feb 2021
--- Lesaffre is launching an offer to acquire all outstanding shares of NattoPharma. The offer values the total equity of the Norway-based vitamin K2 expert at NOK 631 million (US$75 million) on a fully diluted basis. In an... Read More
23 Feb 2021
--- Food-as-medicine marketplace Project Well has raised US$2 million in seed financing from food systems, healthcare and technology investors. The new platform is designed to materially improve the lives of those suffering from... Read More