Sulforaphane found in broccoli could help to prevent or slow the progress of one of the most common forms of arthritis, say researchers.
The 'unique' polyphenol profiles of underutilized species and genotypes of chokeberry may offer nutraceutical and commercial value for this emerging berry, suggests new research from the University of Connecticut.
Consumption of more than four cups of coffee a day may reduce the risk of prostate cancer recurrence and progression, suggest researchers.
Bioactive compounds from black tea and grapes may help to modify the composition of our gut ecosystem, according to new research from Unilever scientists.
Daily consumption of sea buckthorn berries, its extracts, or bilberries may boost the overall metabolic profiles of overweight women, says a new study from Finland.
The Amercan Botanical Council has announced that Vitatech Nutritional Sciences, a California-based vitamin and supplement formulation company, has adopted cinnamon (Cinnamomum verum) through ABC's Adopt-an-Herb Program.
Mannatech Inc., a Texas-based supplement manufacturer, announced the granting of its 90th patent, with the granting of five new patents in 2013 relating to the company’s product portfolio.
Given that one in three American adults is expected to develop type 2 diabetes by 2050, foods and supplements targeting pre-diabetics and type 2 diabetics would appear to have enormous potential. So why isn’t the ‘healthy blood glucose’ market exploding?
Adulteration of Ginkgo biloba is ‘very widespread’, according to industry sources, but as the adulteration becomes more sophisticated new methods are emerging to help industry ensure the quality of this key herbal.
Building consumer and market understanding of the benefits of glucoraphanin from broccoli is a lot like the DHA story, says leading broccoli extract supplier Brassica Protection Products (BPP), as it takes the ‘important step’ of self-affirming the GRAS status of its SGS ingredient.
The United Natural Products Alliance based in Salt Lake City, UT, has added three new members, two network marketing companies and a finished product supplement manufacturer.
Jayasankar (Jay) Nair has joined Sabinsa as Chief Executive Officer, with the company set to 'execute a disciplined and ambitious growth pattern'.
A high dietary intake of resveratrol from dietary supplements may counteract many of the cardiovascular benefits of exercise in older men, according to new research.
Excitement around antioxidants has diminished, replaced by polarised views and misconceptions that have started to impede industry use of the ingredient in supplements and drugs, scientists suggest.
New research that sheds light on the biological mechanisms behind cranberry's protective properties for recurrent urinary tract infections (UTI) may also point towards a potential role for cranberry derivatives in medical devices.
Once used for enhancing the diets of Russian astronauts, the chokeberry (Aronia melanocarpa) could have a stellar future, with the US’ leading supplier predicting extracts and concentrates could one day rival the cranberry market.
Is bioavailability enhancement a cause for toxicological concern? It’s a question that came up for debate at the recent Toxicology Forum summer meeting in Aspen, CO. The answer was a highly qualified yes, when looking at a case-by-case basis.
Proteins enriched with cranberry compounds are nutritionally stable and effective against bacteria that may cause urinary tract infections, says a new study that builds the scientific support for the Nutrasorb ingredients.
Supplements of vitamin E tocotrienol in combination with antioxidant polyphenols and niacin may improve inflammatory markers and reduce the risk of cardiovascular disease in seniors, says a recent clinical trial.
Consuming high levels of omega-3 fatty acidsmay reduce the risk for hip fractures in postmenopausal women, research suggests.