Consumption of a bilberry and fish oil combination supplement for three months improved severe dry eye symptoms in young and middle-aged adults, according to a study led by researchers from the Hong Kong Polytechnic University.
Supplementation with vitamin D3 and omega-3 fatty acids may not reduce the risk of pre-frailty on their own but have a synergistic effect when combined with home exercise, according to a recent study published in The Journal of Frailty & Aging.
A recent study on cholesterol outcomes that was publicized at a medical society meeting misses the point of supplementation and was slanted to make the case for a drug intervention, the Council for Responsible Nutrition says.
Immune health continues to be a primary concern for consumers of functional beverages, according to a new report from Irish ingredient supplier Kerry. The study also found that consumers are increasingly blurring the distinction between the benefits...
The Global Organization for EPA and DHA Omega-3s (GOED) has published the 2022 edition of its annual market report revealing steady growth in supplements with heightened demand for high concentrate products and algal oils.
A new study has found that a formula containing omega-3s, carotenoids and vitamin E had a significant positive effect on measures of cognitive decline among an older cohort suffering from milder Alzheimer’s disease.
Chewable omega-3s manufacturer Vitux AS says that new consumer research it has conducted showed compliance better than with gummy products. The company claims this shows that fish oil users are open to new delivery formats.
Climate change is something that concerns all ocean scientists, but it hasn’t negatively affected many major fisheries thus far, including those most important to the omega-3s industry, an expert says.
Global health and wellness brand GNC is adding more products from The Honest Company, a wellness brand started by celebrity Jessica Alba, targeting women’s health needs around sleep, mood, immunity, and hair health.
Sleep-deprived, stressed, and under pressure to perform academically while balancing their newfound freedom, college students are a burgeoning yet underserved market for health and nutrition products, says The Vitamin Shoppe CEO Sharon Leite.
A new review has found strong support for the use of many vitamins and other dietary ingredients in prenatal supplements. But the researches also found that few supplements marketed to expectant mothers meet their recommended dosage levels.
A new study has found that higher levels of DHA can lower the overall risk of developing Alzheimer’s disease, which the authors say could potentially help save billions of dollars in health care costs.
Biology suggests that B vitamins could enhance the effects of omega-3 polyunsaturated fatty acids (PUFAs) when taken for cardiovascular diseases (CVDs), but higher quality and better designed trials are needed, a review has found.
Researchers mining data from a previous study have found that omega-3 supplementation cut the rate of hospitalization for heart failure among patients diagnosed with Type 2 diabetes. This effect was heightened for Black subjects, the authors said.