A database that includes 4,000-plus clinical trials on EPA and DHA omega-3s will help companies with claims substantiation, and provide ready access to significant scientific data to counter negative consumer media articles, says GOED’s executive director.
Sabinsa Corporation has moved to further disperse its turmeric supply in the face of environmental challenges in India even as it launches a new ingredient to make more use of the raw material it already harvests.
Recent comments by Bill Gates supporting probiotics and ways to modulate the microbiome to help tackle malnutrition are hugely significant, says the executive director of the International Probiotics Association (IPA).
Studies have shown cognitive health benefits for lutein and zeaxanthin for the young and old, and a recent study showed the importance in college students, supporting a role for the carotenoids throughout life, says a leading researcher in the field.
With sales of mushroom containing dietary supplements growing year-on-year by as much as 40%, and food and beverage companies getting in on the act, demand for the fungi has been “unreal”, says Jeff Chilton, President of Nammex Organic Mushroom Extracts.
Before rushing into an amendment of DSHEA it’s wise to consider how the law has already been modified and how full enforcement of those provisions might accomplish what the modification advocates have in mind, a trade organization cautions.
GPs are facing burn-out as they lack the nutrition education to help their patients avoid preventable diseases, according to a doctor on a mission to bring the concept of ‘culinary medicine’ to the medical profession globally.