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.
The latest information from the major supplies of marine sourced omega-3s shows these resources continued to be managed in a sustainable manner, despite lingering concerns over how climate change might ultimately affect these fisheries.
Adults who had only been asleep for less than five hours had persistently lower levels of omega-3 fatty acids EPA and DHA compared to those who had a normal sleep between seven and nine hours, a study has found
An analytical study on marine sourced dietary supplements found different forms of arsenic present in most of them, but at sub-toxic levels. GOED said the results were not a concern to consumers with the caveat that the risk posed by one of the arsenic...
Omega-3 supplementation could be useful in increasing skeletal muscle mass or strength, particularly in populations at risk of sarcopenia, according to researchers from DSM, who carried out the review.
The Norwegian Scientific Committee for Food and Environment (VKM) says there is insufficient data to recommend a daily intake of the omega-3 oils, Eicosapentaenoic Acid (EPA) and Docosahexaenoic Acid (DHA) for 3-18-year-olds.