Regular consumption of polyphenol-rich bilberries may significantly reduce LDL cholesterol levels, and increase HDL cholesterol levels, says a new study from Europe.
Spirulina may be nutrient packed, but it’s a focus on quality and a clean supply that will continue to support the steady growth being experienced by this ‘king of superfoods’, says DIC Corporation.
Researchers from the University of Louisville have confirmed what curcumin suppliers have been saying all along, that there are significant differences between different curcumin ingredients that could affect how those ingredients perform in the body.
Lutein suppliers Kemin and OmniActive are locked in a legal battle over IP around blue light claims, with the International Trade Commission investigating the dispute, and an inter partes review of the patents.
The US Patent and Trademark Office has granted a patent to Montreal-based Persavita Inc. for its flagship natural eye health product, Saffron 2020.
The European Food Safety Authority (EFSA) has said l-ergothioneine is safe for use in food and supplements in a novel food evaluation that settles EU member state fears it may increase the risk of diabetes mellitus and inflammatory diseases like Crohn's disease and rheumatoid arthritis.
Taiyo’s Non-GMO certification for its Matcha Powder is a sign of the growing influence of this attribute, even for ingredient categories that have never been subject to genetic modification.
Questions of quality and purity hover over the astaxanthin market, questions that supplier AstaReal has chosen to address by investing heavily in what it believes to be the best production process yet developed for the ingredient.
The US Food and Drug Administration has accepted a New Dietary Ingredient (NDI) notification from Algae Health Sciences, Inc., a subsidiary of BGG, for high-dose but limited duration astaxanthin dosing.
“I don’t know what to eat anymore because the ‘experts’ keep changing their minds about what’s good for me…” It’s a common refrain, and a convenient one if you’re trying to justify a lousy diet, says one leading nutrition researcher. But it’s also plain wrong. We basically know what to do, he says, we just don’t do it.
Japanese nutraceutical firm AstaReal says its astaxanthin has been found to be simultaneously effective against both mental and physical fatigue in a new published study.
Supplements of a lycopene-rich tomato nutrient complex or lutein may protect against the damaging effects of UV exposure on the skin, says a new study.
A recent negative study on cranberry’s effects on UTIs had a skewed design and an accompanying editorial amplified the misconception, according to experts in the research of the botanical.
Usage of dietary supplements by younger consumers aged between 18 and 34 grew 5% to 70%, while the over 55 age group maintained the highest percentage of supplement use at 74%, according to results of the CRN Consumer Survey on Dietary Supplements.
A recent article detailing a downturn in global trade mirrors the mood in some international markets, a consultant said. But perhaps more important than macro economic concerns is the rapid shift of retailing modes in those markets, especially in China.
Algatechnologies is widely known for its astaxanthin ingredient. Is it time to expand to new products?
Malaysia-based ExcelVite is harnessing the peninsular country’s abundant palm resources to develop tocotrienol ingredients for various functions, from neuroprotective benefits to sports nutrition.
As more research continues to pile up on the effects of free radicals and inflammation on sports performance, the promise of polyphenols in this arena will only grow, said an expert.
A pecan shell flour ingredient first noted for its effect as an animal feed has gained an FDA no-objection letter for GRAS status. The ingredient offers a highly cost effective antioxidant source as well as providing other functional properties.
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