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Probiotic pair may improve lipid metabolism: Human data

By Stephen DANIELLS

Supplements containing Lactobacillus curvatus HY7601 and Lactobacillus plantarum KY1032 may reduce triglyceride levels, and improve other markers of heart health, says a new study from Korea.

Ismail says omega-3s industry needs to take high road when it comes to bad press

Dispatches from Vitafoods Europe

Ismail says omega-3s industry needs to take high road when it comes to bad press

By Hank Schultz

An article in late March in The New York Times called the efficacy of omega-3s into question, citing a number of older equivocal studies.  Rather than get down into the trenches on this one, a leading spokesperson in the field said it’s time for the industry...

New class of ‘good’ fat could aid diabetes prevention

New class of ‘good’ fat could aid diabetes prevention

By Nathan Gray

The ‘surprising’ discovery of a previously unidentified class of lipid molecules that enhance insulin sensitivity and blood sugar control could offer a route to the prevention of type 2 diabetes, say researchers.

First krill powder study shows potential for metabolic syndrome

First krill powder study shows potential for metabolic syndrome

By Stephen DANIELLS

Daily supplements of krill powder may reduce the overactive endocannabinoid system in obese subjects, and offer potential for ameliorating metabolic syndrome, says a small study using Aker BioMarine’s new Superba Krill powder.

The grape powder contained 95% polyphenols

Grape polyphenols show anti-diabetic potential: Study

By Stephen Daniells

Antioxidant compounds from red grapes may prevent the build up of fat in muscle tissue and favorably affect the body’s response to insulin, hormone responsible for sugar and fat metabolism, says a new French study.

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Krill oil may aid fat metabolism: Rat study

By Stephen Daniells

Daily supplements of krill oil may reduce cholesterol levels by 33 percent, and improve liver triglyceride levels, with results superior to fish oil, according to data from a rat study.

Reading between the omega-3 aisles at Expo West

Dispatches from Expo West

Reading between the omega-3 aisles at Expo West

By Shane Starling

Shane Starling takes Michael Chubb, the sales director at Canadian fatty acid specialist, Bioriginal, into the organic and natural product extravaganza that is Expo West for a real-time spec of end-product omega-3 ingredient innovation and application.

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