By Chlorella supplementation may lower cardiovascular risk
Consuming chlorella as a supplement improved levels of total cholesterol, systolic blood pressure, and other indicators of cardiovascular disease risk—but may be a better value to unhealthy populations, according to a new meta-analysis.
The polyphenols found in acai can survive through the digestive system, potentially bringing prebiotic benefits throughout the gastrointestinal tract down to the colon, according to researchers in the UK.
Interest in plant-based beverages and fermented beverages separately is intense and growing, but a combination of the two – fermented plant-based beverages – is an untapped opportunity for industry, says DuPont Nutrition & Health.
Women who consumed the probiotic strain Lactobacillus rhamnosus HN001 during and after pregnancy showed fewer symptoms of depression and anxiety in the weeks after their infant’s birth, according to research published in EBioMedicine.
The International Probiotics Association will unveil the first draft of its new manufacturing standards for the probiotics industry at the upcoming IPA DC Workshop, in collaboration with the US Pharmacopeia.
The International Trade Commission has requested an additional week to decide whether it will commence an investigation requested by pharmaceutical company Amarin concerning certain high concentrate omega-3 fish oil ingredients.
California-based supplement maker Custompax must stop selling products until it comes to compliance with the Food and Drug Administration (FDA)’s dietary supplement manufacturing regulations, according to a press release by the federal agency.
Nutraceutical ingredients manufacturer BI is now a member of the Natural Health Product (NHP) Research Alliance, a collaborative group launched by the University of Guelph in Ontario, Canada, which focuses on creating new verification standards.