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Peruvian anchovy fishing quota signals rebound for omega-3 supply

By Nikki Hancocks

The Peruvian authorities have announced the first anchovy fishing season of 2024 can commence with a sizable quota, signaling a return to normal supply after a challenging year of low stock and rising costs for the omega-3 industry.

NutraCast: Remaining selective in sourcing amid limited fish oil supply

NutraCast: Remaining selective in sourcing amid limited fish oil supply

By Danielle Masterson

From limited supply to the need for more consumer education, the fish oil industry is facing a number of challenges. However, there are still a lot of opportunities in and outside of the sea. This episode examines the state of the fish oil market and...

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Chinese appetite for fish oils growing: How to tap into the market

By Nikki Hancocks

Chinese consumers have a huge and growing appetite for supplements and functional foods, leading many manufacturers to consider international expansion, but strict and confusing routes to market can make this an all too costly endeavour.

Study explores best omega-3 for muscle recovery

Study explores best omega-3 for muscle recovery

By Asia Sherman

Long-chain omega-3 polyunsaturated fatty acids may support muscle recovery, but it is unclear whether effects are due to eicosapentaenoic acid (EPA), docosahexaenoic acid (DHA) or both, according to a recent study.

DHA levels higher in breastfed infants

DHA levels higher in breastfed infants whose mothers ate specific fish

By Claudia Adrien

Lactating mothers who frequently consumed “Blue-back fish” and/or “White fish” had breastfed infants with higher levels of serum docosahexaenoic acid (DHA), an essential n-3 long-chain polyunsaturated fatty acid (LCPUFA). These levels were higher than...

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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...

NutraCast: Challenging the status quo on preformed EPA/DHA

NutraCast: Challenging the status quo on preformed EPA/DHA

By Danielle Masterson

Geoff Palmer, CEO and Founder of Clean Machine, is a professional bodybuilder and credits his health to his vegan lifestyle – something he’s done since the mid 1980s. With three decades of experience in the natural foods and supplements industry under...

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DHA may offset impact of maternal stress on male embryos: Study

By Danielle Masterson

Growing research suggests that gender plays a key role in disease risk. While depression and anxiety affect females more often, neurodevelopmental disorders, including autism spectrum disorders, early onset schizophrenia, and attention deficit hyperactivity,...

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Omega-3 Overview 2020: COVID and Contradictions (in Science)

By Ellen Schutt, Executive Director, GOED

The year 2020 will go down in history as a year like no other; the overused adjective “unprecedented” doesn’t even seem to do the situation justice anymore. In a year dominated by COVID-19, it’s impossible to look at any industry segment without examining...

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DHA boosts cyclists' power numbers

By Hank Schultz

Amateur cyclists supplemented with a hefty dose of DHA improved their power output, a recent study has concluded.

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