A row amongst suppliers of green lipped mussel extract from New
Zealand highlights the importance of supplement companies looking
carefully at the nutritional values when sourcing ingredients, to
be sure that their products do what...
Martek Biosciences has entered into a 15-year supply agreement,
that includes co-branding priviledges, with WhiteWave Foods for the
development of soy beverages containing Martek's flagship omega-3
Walnuts, a rich source of omega-3 alpha-linolenic acid (ALA), could
improve artery function and heart health and may be more important
in a Mediterranean-type diet than olive oil, suggests a small study
Akzo Nobel is progressing with its plan to take Ferrazone iron
compound into Western markets, filing for EU novel foods approval
through the UK's Food Standards Agency for use in PARNUTS and
Beverages represent one of the most interesting categories for
Pycnogenol outside of supplements, as formulators are seeking to
add value to established product lines and deliver healthy
ingredients in convenient formats.
Canola oil is gaining credence as an ingredient for food products
aimed at supporting heart health, as the FDA has approved a
qualified health claim on its potential to reduce the risk of
coronary heart disease, owing to its unsaturated...
Adding plant stanol-enriched foods to the diet of people taking
maximum-dose statins has clinical relevance for cardiovascular
health, reports research from Holland into a population of patients
not previously studied for such dietary...
Cardinal Nutrition is preparing to branch into new ingredient
sectors by changing its name to Bergstrom Nutrition, after its
founder, to create a new image associated with value added services
rather than brands like OptiMSM.
The UK has made public its response to the EC discussion document
on vitamin and mineral levels, in which it adheres strongly to the
approach of its Export Group on Vitamins and Minerals (EMV) and
recommends it be applied to the EU...
Sometimes I just love eating fatty, greasy, unquestionably
hazardous foods. But I don't like trans fats, that come as a
by-product in some processed foods, and have been linked to high
cholesterol and heart problems.
Bioriginal is launching a new DHA fish oil, BioPure DHA, as the
ingredients manufacturer follows market demand and expands beyond
its portfolio of plant derived essential fatty acids into more
The green tea extract, epigallocatechin gallate (EGCG), improved
glucose tolerance in diabetic rodents, and "could potentially
contribute to nutritional strategies for the prevention of type-2
diabetes," says a new study...