Despite the cancellation of Natural Products Expo West, many brands are pushing ahead and insisting the show must go on. From supplements for first responders to multivitamins for babies, the latest products to launch offer something for everyone.
Just a single dose Undaria pinnatifida fucoidan (UPF) is able to affect gene expression related to fundamental cellular processes, an Australian study – believed to be the first of its kind – has shown.
Habitual fish oil supplementation may be linked to a lower risk of all-cause and cardiovascular (CVD) disease-related deaths, say researchers, who also point to a lower risk of CVD incidences as a result.
The new research about krill’s choline bolsters the latest iteration of this story, said Nils Hoem, PhD, Aker’s chief scientist. Choline is a natural constituent of krill oil as part of its phospholipid makeup as a part of the molecule phosphatidylcholine.
A FANCL-funded RCT study has discovered that the ingestion of tea flower extract, mulberry leaf extract, and chitosan could reduce postprandial blood glucose and triglyceride levels in healthy subjects.
A meta-analysis of 10 randomised controlled trials has found that supplementation of omega-3 fatty acids for 24 weeks could significantly reduce urine protein excretion (proteinuria) in people with type 2 diabetes (T2D).
Wiley’s Finest has ventured beyond the realm of fish-based omega-3s with new products that feature algal and oil seed ingredients and a heart health product based on pine tree sterols that were developed by a Chilean firm.
Cleveland Clinic researchers have identified an amino acid found in plant- and animal-based protein sources like meat, beans and soy that is linked to the development of cardiovascular disease, including heart attack, stroke and death.
Warming oceans may deliver a crushing blow to the production of DHA omega-3 by algae, which would ripple up the food chain and slash the global availability of this critical nutrient by 2100, says a scientific paper. But could rapid advances in plant...