Omega-3

A new population survey has found the Antarctic krill population is stable. Aker Biomarine AS photo.

Sustainability picture remains bright for marine sources of omega-3s

By Hank Schultz

Smoke-choked skies from wildfires in the western US and a roiling hurricane season put consumers on edge about the state of the natural world. But omega-3s experts say that gloomy scenario shouldn’t cloud the outlook for omega-3s sustainability, which...

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Technology fuels omega-3 growth

By Danielle Masterson

Fortune Business Insights’ recent report predicts the increasing demand for omega-3 in nutraceuticals, pharmaceuticals and the functional foods sector is creating lucrative growth opportunities for the global omega-3 fatty acids market.

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Elysium launches supplement aimed at slowing brain atrophy

By Hank Schultz

Elysium Health has launched a new brain health supplement based on research done at the University of Oxford. The supplement, called Matter, pairs a high dose suite of B vitamins with specially formulated omega-3s from fish oil.

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Pilot study: Larger omega-3 doses needed to provide brain benefits

By Nikki Hancocks

People at a heightened risk of developing Alzheimer's may require a higher dose of Omega-3 than originally realised as the levels in the blood and the brain vary significantly, according to a new pilot study from the Keck School of Medicine of USC,...

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Aker writes new chapter in krill story casting it as choline source

By Hank Schultz

The new research about krill’s choline bolsters the latest iteration of this story, said Nils Hoem, PhD, Aker’s chief scientist. Choline is a natural constituent of krill oil as part of its phospholipid makeup as a part of the molecule phosphatidylcholine.

GOED Exchange set to tackle omega-3 science and industry growth

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GOED Exchange set to tackle omega-3 science and industry growth

By Nathan Gray

The global omega-3 industry will come together at the biannual GOED Exchange next month. As the 'go-to' event for the category moves to Barcelona for the 2020 edition, NutraIngredients caught up with GOED to find out more.

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Vascepa’s label expansion could boost supplement realm

By Hank Schultz

An expert panel has recommended an expanded treatment envelope for the EPA drug Vascepa. An expert says the move won’t affect the supplement market directly but does add to recent official recognition of the health benefits of omega-3s.

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