Nutritional oils company Spectrum Organic Products invests in
linking clinical studies to nutrition and its role in health,
funding the first annual nutrition and health conference at the
university of Arizona. Underpinning the event...
Dutch firm Loders Croklaan Lipid Nutrition is the first company to
demonstrate the safety of its conjugated linoleic acid, a fatty
acid hailed as the next big weight loss ingredient, writes
License agreements with leading infant formula makers helped Martek
Biosciences maintain a strong revenue stream in this year's first
quarter but although it has continued last year's profit-making run
through to 2004, margins...
Loders Croklaan specialty fats unit Lipid Nutrition has settled a
patent dispute with Norwegian licensing company Natural, defending
the rights to its manufacturing process for CLA, the leading
product in its portfolio.
Expecting a higher uptake of vegetable fats by European chocolate
manufacturers following the new '5 per cent' chocolate rule, Danish
oils and fats supplier Aarhus United sees a drop in income for
2003, compounded by currency...
Martek Biosciences said yesterday that the Food and Drug
Administration (FDA) has completed a favorable review of its safety
data on the former Omega Tech DHA product, currently being marketed
by the company for use in food applications.
Operating income fell by more than half for leading omega 3 fatty
acid supplier Omega Protein in 2003 as reduced fish stocks and oil
yields impact the bottom line through higher per unit cost
inventories and a decline in product availability.
Plant sterols, recognised for their cholesterol-lowering power when
added to margarines and other fats, are just as effective in
reducing low-density lipoprotein, or 'bad' cholesterol levels, when
added to orange juice,...
Leading supplement retailer GNC will market a new heart health
supplement containing the Cargill phytosterol ingredient CoroWise.
The launch marks the expansion of phytosterols into new application
areas, following approval from the...
Fish oil capsules are much lower in contaminants than farmed fish,
reports Canadian paper The Globe and Mail and CTV News
today, following results of research commissioned by the news
services last month.
Cod liver oil has been shown to slow the destruction of joint
cartilage in patients with osteoarthritis, report scientists in
Wales, who say it is the first evidence of its efficacy on the
disease in a human trial.
New research on Alzheimer's disease could help explain how
antioxidants like vitamin E and certain lipids may delay onset of
the disease, which is set to affect growing numbers of people as
our populations live longer.