New research that supports the heart health effects of a d-ribose/CoQ10 combination could provide marketing support for the ingredients in 2021 as millions of older consumers deal with the unique stresses of the ongoing pandemic situation.
Here on the NutraCast, we talk a lot about active ingredients in supplements, but often neglect a very important element: carrier oils. They are often required in formulations to protect, stabilize, and ensure consistent delivery and absorption.
Black women have the highest rates of being overweight or obese compared to other groups in the United States. And people who are overweight are more likely to suffer from high blood pressure, diabetes and cholesterol — all risk factors for heart disease...
Resistant potato starch may improve LDL cholesterol levels, but the effects are not shared by everyone, says a new study that highlights the potential of the prebiotic for use in personalized nutrition applications.
AI-phytonutrient pioneer Brightseed has announced the identification of two natural compounds with promising bioactive function for liver and metabolic health, noting the compounds appear to be strong candidates for nutraceuticals.
By By Scott Steinford, Founder and President, CoQ10 Association
Very few ingredients have enjoyed the consistent growth that CoQ10 has experienced in the past 20 years. In 2000, the global market for ubiquinone had just surpassed 35 metric tons of CoQ10 demand and ubiquinol had yet to be introduced.
While the cardiovascular benefits of omega-3 fatty acids have been known for decades, there was disagreement about whether fish oil supplements may raise LDL-cholesterol levels. A new analysis provides reassurance about the safety of these products.
While digestive health remains the leading health position for probiotics in the US, immune support is the second most popular positioning with online reviews growing 26% in the first half of 2020 to hit 179,000 in July, says Lumina Intelligence.