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Meta-analysis confirms calcium doesn't raise heart disease risk for older women, CRN says

Meta-analysis confirms calcium doesn't raise heart disease risk for older women, CRN says

A new meta-analysis has found that current evidence does not support the notion that calcium supplements increase the risk of heart disease in elderly women. The study reaffirms the safety and importance of the nutrient, says the Council for Responsible Nutrition. 

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Science builds for Chemi Nutra’s Mediator Phosphatidic acid ingredient for sports nutrition

Sports nutrition supplements containing phosphatidic acid (PA), a lipid messenger, may stimulate increases in muscle size, lean body mass, and strength, says a new study using Chemi Nutra’s Mediator ingredient.

MYOS Corp. grows market for myostatin inhibitor beyond the gym

Myos Corporation has built the market for its myostatin-inhibiting ingredient Fortetropin beyond the gym and into the offices of physician groups treating elderly patients. To secure the supply for the ingredeint the company has extending a manufacturing and supply agreement with German supplier DIL.

GM probiotics reduce insulin resistance and body fat: Mouse data

Mice lost weight and had significantly lower insulin resistance and body fat after taking genetically modified bacteria that produce the lipid compound NAPE in the gut, researchers from Vanderbilt University have found.

Coffee may hydrate athletes just like water: Researcher

Caffeine does not have a diuretic effect on regular coffee drinkers and is safe to use, says sports nutrition researcher and consultant in elite sport.

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Launching big is not the definitive way to sustainable growth

SPECIAL FEATURE: Why do 85% of new CPG products fail within two years? from FoodNavigator-USA.com

How many consumer packaged goods that launch in the US today will still be around in two years’ time? The answer is a miserable 15%, according to Nielsen data. 

Mediterranean diet is associated with lower weight in children but has become less common, says study from FoodNavigator.com

A diet that is very similar to the traditional Mediterranean diet is associated with lower body weight and fat percentage in children; however such diets are not common among children in Mediterranean countries, say researchers.

US study shows lean beef can reduce blood pressure from GlobalMeatNews.com

Researchers at Pennsylvania State University in the US have revealed that the consumption of lean beef as part of a DASH-like diet (dietary approaches to stop hypertension), could actually reduce systolic blood pressure in humans with normal blood pressure levels.

US and Mexico align on produce safety from FoodProductionDaily.com

Food safety officials from the US and Mexico have announced plans to unite on increasing the safety of fresh and minimally processed foods.

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Botanical ingredients step up to battle cognitive decline
Special edition: Cognitive Health

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Botanical ingredients for cognitive health indications abound, and the scientific backing for these ingredients is abundant, too,...

‘Reassuring’: Harvard’s large-scale randomized trial in men supports safety of vitamin C and E supplements

‘Reassuring’: Harvard’s large-scale randomized trial in men supports safety of vitamin C and E supplements

Long-term use of vitamin C and E supplements do not increase the risk of cancer, while vitamin...

Canadian firm Naturally Splendid latest to get into Colorado CBD game

Canadian firm Naturally Splendid latest to get into Colorado CBD game

Canadian company Naturally Splendid, which has long experience in hemp production, is the latest to move toward...

Magnesium supplements may boost physical performance for older women: RCT

Magnesium supplements may boost physical performance for older women: RCT

Daily supplementation with magnesium oxide in combination with a mild fitness program may boost the physical performance...

Cognitive health claims range from sublime to ridiculous, experts say
Special edition: Cognitive health

Cognitive health claims range from sublime to ridiculous, experts say

When it comes to what’s an allowable claim in the realm of cognitive health, ignorance and confusion...

Arizona center emerges as hotbed of algae innovation

Arizona center emerges as hotbed of algae innovation

An institute in Arizona has emerged as one of the world’s foremost centers of research on algae...

Mitochondria & aging: ‘Remarkable’ effects for nicotinamide riboside in mice, says new study

Mitochondria & aging: ‘Remarkable’ effects for nicotinamide riboside in mice, says new study

The science to support the potential benefits of nicotinamide riboside for age-related conditions continues to grow, with...

Vitamin Shoppe's move to put all labels into public database increases transparency, CRN chief says

Vitamin Shoppe's move to put all labels into public database increases transparency, CRN chief says

The Vitamin Shoppe announced this week that it plans to have all  of the labels on products...

 ‘Not all omega-3 supplements are created equal, at least in terms of CVD risk reduction’, says new study
Study explores how doses recommended on labels may (or may not) affect heart health

‘Not all omega-3 supplements are created equal, at least in terms of CVD risk reduction’, says new study

The manufacturers' recommended doses of omega-3 fatty acids from different sources may have different efficacies when it...

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