heart health

10 Aug 2020
--- The American Heart Association (AHA) is urging routine healthcare visits to include some form of dietary assessment and counseling. Disease experts recommend the adoption of a rapid diet screening tool that can be integrated... Read More
07 Aug 2020
--- Arcadia Biosciences is set to collaborate with Corner Foods, an affiliate of Corner Capital Group, to bring the former’s GoodWheat portfolio of specialty wheat ingredients to China and Israel. Importantly, the... Read More
05 Aug 2020
--- The convergence of the COVID-19 pandemic with evolving eating behaviors is expanding the scope of the superfoods market. As consumer awareness of vitamin and mineral synergies expands, demand for superfoods that aid in the... Read More
05 Aug 2020
--- Consuming chocolate at least once a week is linked to a reduced risk of heart disease, according to research. Published in the European Journal of Preventive Cardiology, the study suggests that chocolate can help maintain... Read More
04 Aug 2020
--- The potential adverse health effects of a high caffeine concentration in food supplements should not be overlooked, according to a new Dutch report. The assessment shows that consuming caffeine food supplements could result... Read More
31 Jul 2020
--- Consumption of Sweetkick, a sugar control mint based on Gymnema sylvestre (GS) leaf extract, lowered test participants’ desire to continue consuming chocolate, according to a new Nutrients-published study. The... Read More
29 Jul 2020
--- The purchasing of foods and beverages (F&B) containing caloric sweeteners (CS), or sugar, declined between 2002 and 2018 in the US, according to a new study. Within that same period, purchases of products containing both... Read More
28 Jul 2020
--- As the gut health megatrend proliferates in the nutrition sector, life sciences company OptiBiotix has launched a new ingredient synergy which boosts the gut microbiome’s diversity. The functional fiber and mineral... Read More
27 Jul 2020
--- The health benefits of plant-based diets have been underscored in three latest research findings. Plant-based diets high in carbs can improve Type 1 diabetes, a field of research that is often overshadowed by its Type 2... Read More
24 Jul 2020
--- This week in nutrition news, Lonza Group reported increased consumer interest in nutritional supplements from its Capsules and Health Ingredients business. Similarly, FrieslandCampina Ingredients saw a surge in demand for... Read More
22 Jul 2020
--- The rice and sugar subsidized to low-income households via India’s Public Distribution System (PDS) may be of limited nutritional benefit. An international study revealed that children may be positively impacted by... Read More
22 Jul 2020
--- Food fortification is “one of the safest, most effective and affordable ways” to help consumers meet recommended daily intakes of micronutrients. Notably, it can be used as a preventive means of warding off... Read More
21 Jul 2020
--- US-based food technology company Joywell Foods will further develop its sweet protein portfolio thanks to receiving US$6.9 million in Series A financing round. The funding was led by Evolv Ventures, a venture fund backed by... Read More
20 Jul 2020
--- Vitamin Bullets are microcapsules that could be used to “supercharge” the nutrients of bivalve shellfish, such as oysters, clams and mussels. Developed by the Department of Zoology at the University of Cambridge,... Read More
14 Jul 2020
--- Research has taken the plant versus animal protein debate to center stage. Two separate investigations came to similar conclusions that incorporating more plant-based protein into the diet can decrease the risk for... Read More
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