Kalsec launches paprika-derived zeaxanthin
Kalsec has launched its paprika-derived zeaxanthin ZeaGold onto the
eye health ingredients market, following a patent licensing
agreement with ZeaVision.
Nytex sleep supplement enters Canadian market
Tharos Laboratories has announced it is teaming up with Vitascorb
to distribute Nytex, its antioxidant based sleep supplement, in
GI, antioxidants to lead 2006 health trends, says AC Nielsen
Foods with a low glycemic index and products containing
antioxidants will enjoy good growth this year as consumers continue
to "obsess over their health," according to a new study by
consumer tracker AC Nielsen.
More cranberry products anticipated
Ocean Spray is encouraged that the findings of a small study into
the health properties of dried cranberries will lead to their use
in a broader range of healthy food products.
Folate-rich diet benefits pushing UK to flour fortification
The UK appears close to introducing compulsory flour fortification
in an attempt to reduce neural tube defects, while a new report
lists France as having the lowest rates of birth defects, a
statistic that has been linked to the folate-rich...
More support for magnesium against colon cancer
New research indicates that a diet rich in magnesium may lower the
risk of colon cancer, supporting previous studies inversely linking
intake of the mineral to the disease.
Mediterranean diet linked to fewer birth defects
Mediterranean countries like France, Spain and Italy have some of
the lowest rates of birth defects, a statistic that may be due to
the local diet.
Time to ditch the FFQ
Little wonder consumers are confused about which foods are good for
them, and which bad, when scientists use methods with almost no
chance of meaningful results.
Flavonoids reduce exercise-induced oxidative stress
Sports drinks rich in antioxidants could reduce exercise-induced
oxidative stress (EIOS), reports new research.
First LitoZin-containing product reaches retail
Joint health ingredient LitoZin, derived from Danish rose hips, is
set to reach shelves in the US next month in the form of Blue
Spring Wellness' JointVital.
Child nutrition study gets £9 million boost
Researchers from Bristol have been awarded almost £9 million (€13
million)to continue research into child nutrition, a study that has
already delivered glowing results for omega-3.
Nutraceuticals behind choline demand, says Spanish producer
Choline salt specialist Algry Quimica has indicated that demand for
its choline derivatives is continuing to rise thanks to growing
awareness of their uses in nutraceuticals.
NKO awareness builds strong results for Neptune
Increasing sales of NKO and a tight hold on the purse strings are
helping Neptune Technologies on its way to profitability. The
Canadian biotech reduced its loses in the second by 25 percent to
$380,000, while sales rose 22 percent...
Colourless carotenoids coming soon
Israeli's IBR is preparing its nutraceuticals entry with
PhytoflORAL colourless carotenoids, which are said to offer a range
of health benefits and aid stability in food formulations.
'Five-a-day' cuts stroke risk
Eating five or more portions of fruit and vegetables per day can
cut the risk of stroke by 26 per cent, according to a new study in
The Lancet (Vol. 367, pp 320-326).