Dietary intake, supplement dosage, and comorbidities are three factors that can be overlooked when trying to determine omega-3's effects on cardiovascular disease, says a professor from the University of Western Australia.
The body's absorption of omega-3 increased by six times after taking a supplement that used the self micro-emulsifying delivery system (SMED) from Pharmako Biotechnologies, a series of human clinical trials conducted in Australia has found.
A survey by Trust Transparency Center has found that despite the cool reception the concept of supplementation historically has received from organizations of dietitians, a majority of the practitioners themselves use dietary supplements regularly.
An industry expert who will address the first NutraIngredients Omega-3 Summit in Singapore this week has emphasised the importance of public health initiatives to increase omega-3 intake, and teased a new testing device for pregnant women to assess their...
By From the Editor's Desk: Is it time to tell pregnant women to ask their doctors about DHA?
In light of developing research on the connection of omega-3s and pregnancy, it’s high time that the medical community consider making omega-3s testing and supplementation a standard part of prenatal care. Perhaps one way to bring this about more quickly...
The very first Nutraingredients Omega-3 Summit in Singapore is now just three weeks away, and we've added two big names to the line-up: leading Asian pharmacy retailer Watsons and Malaysia's number one fish oil brand, PRISTIN.
Benexia, a Chile-based supplier of chia and other plant-based nutraceutical ingredients, says the low market penetration of dietary supplement ingredients in the continent means the market has a huge potential upside.