Omega-3s & Nutritional oils

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Aker writes new chapter in krill story casting it as choline source

By Hank Schultz

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.

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NIU’s Global Round-up: COVID-19 dominates global headlines, and more

By Stephen Daniells

What’s happened across the Nutra-verse over the past seven days? A lot has happened in the global nutrition industry over the past seven days, the majority of which is linked to the novel coronavirus that causes COVID-19. Stay on top of things with our...

7 Reasons to Enter the NutraIngredients-USA Awards!

7 Reasons to Enter the NutraIngredients-USA Awards!

By The NutraIngredients-USA Team

The 2020 NutraIngredients-USA Awards are back with three new categories but the same commitment to honor the best and brightest in ingredients, finished products, companies, people, and initiatives in the dietary supplements industry.

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96% of the globe may have insufficient access by 2100

Could climate change cause DHA omega-3 from oceans to plummet?

By Stephen Daniells

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...

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Simply put: today’s consumers want food, simply. Shoppers are choosing products with fewer ingredients that are closer to the fresh foods they know. One...