Low levels of vitamin D may be responsible for the increased risk of heart disease among diabetic people developing clogged up arteries, according to new research.
A new online tool from Alcrea Health is offering entrepreneurs, healthcare professionals and medically-minded marketers ‘total customization’ of products.
The global market for aloe vera products is estimated to have reached $13 billion, according to information presented at a recent workshop held by the International Aloe Science Council.
Supplements containing extracts from beans (Phaseolus vulgaris) with a meal may improve glucose and insulin levels, according to results of a clinical trial from Indena.
Higher consumption of legumes may help to improve glycemic control and reduce the risk of heart disease, according to new research.
The popularity of stevia as an alternative sweetener has unleashed a blizzard of competition to supply the ingredient, mostly from mainland China, raising the question of whether the market is becoming unbalanced on the supply end.
A glass of tomato juice may decrease levels of inflammatory compounds in overweight and obese women, says a new study with 106 participants.
A new product containing a patented extract of the citrus fruit bergamot boasting ‘statin-like’ qualities - without the side effects - has been launched in the US claiming to tackle the key components of metabolic syndrome.
There is a new challenger in the no cal alternative sweetener space. Stevia may still be king, but monk fruit is building its own power base.
Positive science results are helping cocoa flavonols make progress in the market, and resolving issues around supply, around sustainability, and even around basic analytical methods could open the field of opportunity even wider, experts say.
Green coffee bean extract seems to be the weight management flavor of the moment, but there is solid science behind the ingredient, an expert says, adding that’s why it landed on the Dr. Oz Show recently.
Supplementing the diet of lab animals with EGCG from green tea may suppress the digestion of starch and offer a means of controlling blood sugar levels, says a new study from Penn State.
Increased intakes of vitamin K1 may lower the risk of developing type-2 diabetes in elderly people with a high risk of cardiovascular disease, says a new study.
A new line of financing will help Elcelyx Therapeutics further develop its satiety ingredient Lovidia, the company announced recently. Lovidia, a proprietary blend of GRAS ingredients, is aimed at the dietary supplement and functional foods markets.
Major changes to the profile of our gut bacteria ecosystem are associated with the development of type two diabetes, according to ‘exciting’ new meta-genomic data published in Nature.
Extracts from hops (Humulus lupulus L.) may help manage weight and increase ‘metabolic flexibility’ in mice fed a high fat diet, researchers report.
A diet rich in buckwheat products would provide a daily dose of the sugar d-fagomine linked to benefits in the range of the active dose seen in supplemental studies, says a new study.
The US Patent and Trademark Office has granted patents for magnesium L-threonate, marketed as Magtein, for compositions and uses for metabolic disorders.
Polyphenols from wine may improve glucose metabolism in men at high risk of heart disease, suggests a new study from Spain.
Consumption of polyphenol-rich grape may offer heart health benefits for men with metabolic syndrome, according to new research data.