Cardiovascular health

NutraCast: Is aronia berry the next elderberry? Mintel thinks so.

NutraCast: Is aronia berry the next elderberry? Mintel thinks so.

By Danielle Masterson

Mintel recently launched Ingredientscape AI, a new landscaping tool that helps brands discover the fastest-growing ingredients using robust data from Mintel’s Global New Products Database (GNPD). Stephanie Mattucci, director of food & drink at Mintel...

Mice study supports omega-3 role in longevity

Mice study supports omega-3 role in longevity

By Claudia Adrien

Mice that have higher levels of endogenous omega-3 fatty acids (n-3 FA) in their tissues may hold the key to understanding diet’s role in influencing leukocyte telomere length (LTL), a biomarker of aging, new research suggests.

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Sirio to unveil organic concepts for a growing market

By Olivia Haslam

Global nutraceutical manufacturer Sirio will debut its new PureOrganix range at the Vitafoods Europe trade show from May 14 to 16 to cater to growing consumer demand for organic formulations.

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Supplements to slow biological aging: What does the science say?

By Olivia Brown

The concept of biological age has captured consumer attention with an increasing number of brands offering supplements promising to slow or even reverse the biological clock, but what does the scientific evidence backing these claims say?

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Consuming live microbes could benefit cardiovascular health: study

By Olivia DeSmit

Regular consumption of foods containing moderate and high levels of live microbes is correlated with a reduction in cardiovascular health risk, according to a team of researchers from Shandong University of Traditional Chinese Medicine in Jinan, China.

dsm-firmenich teams with SCN BestoCo for omega-3 gummy innovation

dsm-firmenich teams with SCN BestoCo for omega-3 gummy innovation

By Asia Sherman

Global health and nutrition company dsm-firmenich is partnering with U.S. supplement manufacturer SCN BestCo to package high-dose, algae-derived omega-3 gummies that overcome traditional formulation challenges and address sustainability issues in the...

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ILSI brings together industry giants in vitamin K2 task force

By Nikki Hancocks

International Life Sciences Institute (ILSI) Europe has announced a new Vitamin K2 task force, designated to advance the scientific understanding of the health benefits of Vitamin K2 and provide evidence-based insights to enhance public awareness.

Study links higher omega-3 levels to decreased stroke risk

Study links higher omega-3 levels to decreased stroke risk

By Asia Sherman

A new study published in the journal Stroke shows that people with the highest omega-3 levels have a lower risk of stroke. It also dispels correlations between omega-3s and increased risk of brain hemorrhaging.

NutraCast: Remaining selective in sourcing amid limited fish oil supply

NutraCast: Remaining selective in sourcing amid limited fish oil supply

By Danielle Masterson

From limited supply to the need for more consumer education, the fish oil industry is facing a number of challenges. However, there are still a lot of opportunities in and outside of the sea. This episode examines the state of the fish oil market and...

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Research links vitamin K2 and D to predictor of cardiovascular disease

By Nikki Hancocks

A new data analysis suggests a link between vitamin K2 MK-7 and vitamin D supplementation and a reduction in coronary artery calcification (CAC) development—a strong predictor of heart attack and cardiovascular mortality in high-risk patients and statin...