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Omega-3 supplements may slash cardiac death risk: Meta-analysis

Consumption of omega-3 supplements may reduce the risk of cardiac death by an average of 8%, according to results of a new meta-analysis that pooled data from over 70,000 people.

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ChromaDex sells analytical lab to Covance

ChromaDex has announced the sale of its analytical lab in Boulder, CO as part of its ongoing pivot toward ingredient discovery and development and the manufacture of finished products.

‘Sample was too young,’ experts comment on recent study on calcium and bone loss

There were no links found between dietary calcium intake and rates of bone loss in men, according to a recent study published in the British Journal of Nutrition. Experts who commented on the study independently found the study flawed.

Nellson exec: Demand for plant-based product development up by around 140%

Plant-based formulations for bars, beverages, and powders made up about 60% of all orders to California-based manufacturer Nellson in 2016, compared to just 25% last year, and a negligible amount in 2014, the company’s SVP of commercial development Bart Child told NutraIngredients-USA.

Online curriculum could boost supplement knowledge among doctors, paper finds

Online training of physicians in integrative medicine could help boost the number of family doctors educated in the value of dietary supplements in health and prevention.

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