Consuming avocado pulp prior to aerobic exercise may accelerate cardiovascular recovery after exercise, with blood pressure and heart rate returning to normal levels faster than placebo, suggests a small study from Brazil.
An ingredient new to the market could help support immune health via a unique pathway, according to the developers. The ingredient, dubbed 2-HOBA, is said to foster immune fitness by improving vascular system function.
Supplementation with an EPA-rich oil from Nannochloropsis microalgae may reduce total and very-low-density lipoprotein cholesterol (VLDL) levels in healthy people, says a new study using Qualitas Health’s AlmegaPL.
Mars says two large scale studies underway will add to the already thick dossier of data backing its cocoa flavonols dietary supplement. One study looks at cognitive function while the other has a variety of cardiovascular health endpoints.
Struggling retail giant GNC has filed for Chapter 11 bankruptcy according to a news report. GNC is reportedly entering into the process with Chinese firm Harbin Pharmaceutical waiting in the wings as a potential buyer.