Life Extension: optimising fish oils with bioactives

By Olivia Brown

Within the crowded fish oil supplement market, the nutraceutical manufacturer Life Extension aims to optimise health and longevity through the pairing of omega-3 with bioactive compounds inspired by the Mediterranean diet.

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Science reports compile skin health benefits of omega-3

By Nikki Hancocks

GOED (the Global Organization for EPA and DHA Omega-3s) has created two reports outlining the benefits of omega-3s to skin health conditions utilising its database of more than 40,000 published papers.

NutraWomen Wednesday: Merce Piñol del Olmo, Aker BioMarine

NutraWomen Wednesday: Merce Piñol del Olmo, Aker BioMarine

By Danielle Masterson

Merce Piñol del Olmo is an industry leader with broad experience in the nutraceutical sector. As the VP of Sales for Europe, Middle East and Africa, the Norwegian is responsible for the growth strategy in these regions.

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Aker Biomarine gets NDI nod from FDA for brain health ingredient

By Danielle Masterson

The Norwegian fishing and biotech company has successfully achieved New Dietary Ingredient (NDI) status from the US Food and Drug Administration for its Lysoveta. Under the NDI, Aker BioMarine can market Lysoveta at 1.5 grams/day for the general adult...

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Female athletes failing to meet omega-3 guidelines

By Nikki Hancocks

The majority of female athletes do not meet the current dietary guidelines for omega-3 fatty acid intake, due to taste issues with fish and likely scepticism over supplement quality, new research concludes.

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BabyRX launches maternity line

Adequate food and nutrient intake during pregnancy is universally recognized as optimal for fetal development and maternal health. According to USDA data, many who are pregnant are not meeting recommendations for certain food groups and specific nutrients...

Algarithm ramps up competition in omega-3 market with new partnership

Algarithm ramps up competition in omega-3 market with new partnership

By Danielle Masterson

Canadian algae-based omega-3 manufacturer Algarithm Ingredients recently signed a multi-year manufacturing deal with Seafood giant Thai Union Ingredients (TUI). TUI signed on for a multi-year manufacturing partnership, including collaboration at TUI’s...

Study: Bilberry supplement improves severe dry eye

Study: Bilberry supplement improves severe dry eye

By Asia Sherman

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.

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October Launch Pad

By Danielle Masterson

Know your ABCs: Algae, bee propolis and CBD are a few standout ingredients that are out in full force this Fall.

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