Cardiovascular health

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RCT supports probiotic’s cardiometabolic health potential

By Stephen Daniells

Dietary supplementation with a specific Lacticaseibacillus paracasei probiotic strain may improve the function of the endothelium and overall heart health in people with metabolic syndrome (MetS), says a new study.

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Review: Hesperidin supplementation may support heart health

By Olivia Brown

A new systematic review states that supplementation with hesperidin, a flavonoid commonly found in oranges, significantly reduced cardiovascular disease (CVD) risk factors including levels of serum triglyceride (TC), total cholesterol (TC), low-density...

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June Launch Pad

By Danielle Masterson

The first month of summer is jam-packed with launches, with a range of new offerings in sports nutrition, hydration and sleep support. As brands try to standout out in the crowd, we're noticing a lot interesting flavor profiles starting to emerge....

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May Launch Pad

By Danielle Masterson

This month’s launches are packed with branded ingredients aimed largely at brain health, along with energy for athletic performance and a couple metabolic support products for good measure.

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Making metabolic health fun and futuristic

By Olivia Haslam

When tapping into the metabolic health supplements space, brands should take inspiration from 'aspirational' and personalised products, industry experts have advised during a Vitafoods online panel discussion.

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Next-gen probiotic gets FDA no objection GRAS

By Stephen Daniells

Netherlands-based Caelus Health has received a letter of no objection from the US FDA regarding the GRAS (generally recognized as safe) status for a next-generation microbe.

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Blueberry powder may boost cognitive function: RCT

By Stephen Daniells

Daily consumption of a polyphenol-rich blueberry powder may boost blood flow and improve a range of cognitive measures, says a new study from scientists at King’s College London and the University of Reading.

Algarithm ramps up competition in omega-3 market with new partnership

Algarithm ramps up competition in omega-3 market with new partnership

By Danielle Masterson

Canadian algae-based omega-3 manufacturer Algarithm Ingredients recently signed a multi-year manufacturing deal with Seafood giant Thai Union Ingredients (TUI). TUI signed on for a multi-year manufacturing partnership, including collaboration at TUI’s...