Dietary intake of the kinds of flavonoids found in apples and tea may ward off certain types of cancer and heart-related disease, a Danish cohort study finds, especially for smokers and heavy drinkers.
A study using cranberries supplied by Fruit d’Or outlines a new test method for quantifying the insoluble proanthocyanidins (PACs) within the fruit. The method could potentially open up new avenues of research for ingredients derived from the berry.
Providing a set of customised nutrition solutions will be key for dietary supplement firms to staying ahead of market competition in the years to come, according to Chinese firm Seven Twenty-Four Science and Technology.
Supplementation of nitrate-rich beetroot juice was linked to increased plasma nitrite concentrations and reduced diastolic blood pressure to a “greater degree in older adults than younger ones,” according to a paper published today.
A consultation process over Australia’s Country of Origin labelling rules is underway – the guidelines which came under scrutiny after a leading brand was refused permission to use ‘Made in Australia’ claims for products using imported fish oil.