The industry can help address nutritional deficiencies that affect certain communities and consumer groups. With access to foods fortified with essential vitamins and minerals, every child can reach its full potential.
An Australian study is underway to discover whether beetroot juice could be a new super-food that improves vascular health in older people.
Heavy buyers of vitamin and mineral supplement products are in decline, according to new research from the TABS Analytics.
The Asian plum of the rosaceae family, has been studied for its antioxidant, anti-inflammatory, and liver protecting properties. A study funded by Swiss company Stragen Pharma looks deeper into how...
The South Korean company Daesang Corp has applied for novel food approval for its DHA-rich algal oil, claiming ‘substantial equivalence’ to an already-approved oil produced by DSM-owned Martek Biosciences.
Supplements of ashwagandha (Withania somnifera [L.] Dunal) root extract may improve endurance during exercise, says a new study using the KSM-66 brand of Ashwagandha from Ixoreal Biomed.
Two compounds found in grapes and oranges could be used to form a basis of treatment for those suffering from diabetes, a study has found.
Increased serum levels of the long chain omega-3s EPA, DPA, and DHA are associated with better performance on neuropsychological tests in older men and women, says a new study.
Fermented foods such as sauerkraut, kombucha, kimchi and yogurts containing ‘live and active cultures’ are healthy and tasty, but they are not necessarily packed with probiotics, says Ganeden Inc, the...
CoQ10 leader Kaneka has re-worked its Ubiquinol branded CoQ10 heart, immunity, skin and energy nutrient in response to it “increasingly being imitated by fake products of inferior quality.”
Interest in adaptogenic herbs is increasing, but how does industry communicate the benefits to consumers, and which herbs work this way?
Kerala-based extracts manufacturer Arjuna Natural will launch a new standardised nitrate sports nutrition ingredient this month that claims to help athletes work out harder for longer.
Supplementing school children with zinc plus a multivitamin may lead to significantly greater height gain, compared to placebo, says a new study from Thailand.
A probiotic given to Japanese medical students during the run-up to nationwide medical school examinations reduced stress among the students, according to a study in Applied and Environmental Microbiology, a...
Hong Kong researchers have developed a novel probiotic mixture that may have potential therapeutic effects on liver cancer.
A daily multivitamin may protect men from cardiovascular events such as heart attack and stroke in the long-term, says a new study.
An extract found in black raspberries can significantly lower arterial stiffness, a key measure of cardiovascular disease, according to data from a Korean study.
The introduction by NoorVitamins of a Halal-certified fish oil is another step in the company’s dominance of the category. But CEO Mohammed Issa says the company’s goals are bigger, to...
Supplements containing Calanus oil may support cardiovascular health via anti-inflammatory effects in blood vessel walls, says a new study.
Bread design could be substantially improved to better protect heart health, according to new research from New Zealand.
To benefit older adults who are at a high risk of protein-energy malnutrition, scientists from the University of Georgia developed a peanut-based beverage supplement and compared its nutritional and microbiological...
You can say what you like about the benefits of mixing protein sources, but for sports nutrition expert Chris Lockwood, PhD, there’s only one way to the answer the cost...
A science-based Aussie invention has succeeded in taking the world's first gluten-free barley beer to German supermarkets.
In a country where more than 120m malnourished children depend on a school lunch programme for their nutrition, India would benefit most from a form of protein which is dirt...
Twenty-four weeks of supplementation with a magnesium citrate complex may reduce the stiffness of arteries in overweight and obese adults, says a new study from The Netherlands.
A recent study published in the Journal of Ophthalmology has shown the benefits of consuming a dairy drink, MacuView, containing lutein-, zeaxanthin- and DHA-enriched egg yolk.