Trace Minerals Research (TMR) is entering the sports nutrition market a range of pre- and post-workout formulations under the name TMRFit series.
Two years of supplementation with lutein and zeaxanthin may boost macular pigment optical density (MPOD) and retinal sensitivity in people with early age-related macular degeneration (AMD), says a new study.
Supplementation with epicatechin may beneficially affect insulin levels and insulin resistance, but another flavonoid quercetin had no effect, says a new study from The Netherlands.
Tetrahedron, a French R&D ingredient supplier, has announced self-affirmed GRAS status for its proprietary form of ergothioneine, which is branded as Ergoneine. Ergothioneine is an intriguing ingredient but one that has appeared in few products, and this new status will open up new markets, the company said.
Allicin extracted from garlic may help fight antibiotic-resistant bacteria that cause lung infections in people with cystic fibrosis, according to researchers from the University of Edinburgh.
Excessive retinoic acid – a molecule derived from vitamin A – can prevent the healthy development of blood in embryos, a team of Swedish researchers have found.
Increased intakes of lutein may not only have a direct beneficial role in the macula of the eye, but may also affect inflammation, says a new study.
Amaranth seeds may help prevent coronary disease, lower cholesterol and manage diabetes, according to a scientific review.
Black tea may help lower blood pressure for people with elevated levels, says a new study from Unilever R&D that adds to the potential health benefits of the beverage and its constituents.
Supplementation with purified anthocyanins may improve blood lipid levels and lower blood sugar levels in type 2 diabetics, says a new study from China.
Cyanotech Corporation has broadened distribution of its finished goods brand Nutrex, helping the company achieve record sales. Streamlined operations have helped the company approach gross profit margins of 50% and in the red-hot astaxanthin sector the company said it has now captured more than half the market.
Benefit-risk ratios must be established for each antioxidant separately, considering risk groups and dosage, according to researchers reviewing polarised perceptions of vitamin E and beta-carotene.
Pricing and sector market challenges, currency fluctuations and some stiff economic headwinds have contributed to 2014 full-year EBITDA profits sliding 7% for the world’s biggest nutrient player, DSM.
Children who drink sweetened energy drinks are 66% more likely to be at risk from hyperactivity and inattention symptoms, according to a study in the journal Academic Pediatrics.
Adding capsaicin from chilli peppers in to a diet could help to prevent weight gain from a high-fat diet, according to research in mice.
Naturex’s launch of a new cranberry extract sees the company moving beyond proanthocyanidins (PACs) as a marker of efficacy towards anti-adhesion activity (AAA), something it sees as a more relevant biological marker of benefits to urinary tract health.
Fruit d’Or, a Quebec-based cranberry processor, has announced the commercial launch of Oral Cran, a specially formulated and packaged whole cranberry powder aimed at the oral health market.
A federal appeals court in the District of Columbia has upheld an earlier court ruling in favor of the FTC versus POM Wonderful and claims it made in its advertising. On the flip side, the court also stated that requiring two valid clinical trials to be able to make claims was too strict.
Rice metabolically engineered to be rich in folates could help alleviate associated health problems of folate deficiency, according to researchers.
A 300-person cohort assessing how youthful diet and lifestyle affects health via methods like amino acids, sugars and antioxidants measurement has been extended to 2017, with an aim to plug a gap in teenage data.
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