Here on the NutraCast, we talk a lot about active ingredients in supplements, but often neglect a very important element: carrier oils. They are often required in formulations to protect, stabilize, and ensure consistent delivery and absorption.
Texas-based Qualitas Health, best known for its algae brand iwi, has secured $10 million in venture funds at a $73 million post-money valuation in a push to expand its plant-based protein and omega-3 business.
Aker BioMarine and the University of Illinois Chicago (UIC) are to team up to look into the modified form of two long-chain omega-3 fatty acids, with a view to improve its delivery to the eyes and brain.
Researchers have found that a high DHA fish oil supplement raised testosterone levels in a cohort of obese men. The result come from a secondary analysis of data from a larger trial done to look for insulin sensitivity effects.
Supplementing statin-treated patients with omega-3, as a adjunct therapy, does not reduce their chances of suffering major adverse cardiovascular events, according to a new study which was terminated early due to the lack of positive results.
New omega-3 concentrates have recently entered the North American supplement market. Algarithm Ingredients just added thetamega3 to their lineup of vegan Omega-3s, which are derived from the co-stream of their alphamega3 oils.
Finished goods manufacturer Wiley’s Finest maintains that the immune health benefits omega-3s shouldn’t get swept under the rug, even with the heightened sensitivity about antiviral claims during the pandemic crisis.
GOED has published a study that takes a comprehensive look into potential fish oil oxidation products in response to an earlier, much criticized paper that had raised toxicity concerns about a fish liver oil that had been artificially brought to a high...