Hypertensive and diabetic patients could benefit from diets prepared using low-sodium salt, with blood pressure significantly reduced following an eight-week intervention, findings from a China study showed.
A new double-blind placebo-controlled study has found that rutin supplementation improved blood pressure, levels of antioxidant enzymes, and quality of life (QOL) in patients with type 2 diabetes mellitus (T2DM).
Chennai-based nutraceutical and food firm Diabliss Consumer Products is developing another 10 herbal water supplements – on top of its five existing products – to tap the lucrative potential of the general wellness market in the country.
Separate research from China and Thailand have both found that diets high in soy products could be the answer to lower hypertension risk in Asians, in contrast to traditional fruit- or vegetable-rich diets.
Daily supplements of an extract from Indian gooseberry (Phyllanthus emblica) may improve the health of cells lining the blood vessels, and reduce levels of markers of oxidative stress in type-2 diabetics, according to results of a randomized, double-blind,...
FSANZ says the majority of Australian adults are not exceeding its recommended maximum daily salt intake, following media reports that claim some Australians could be consuming 40g of salt a day – almost seven times the recommended max.
DSM says the buoyancy of the European heart health ingredients market is being matched by some Asian countries where western-style diets and lifestyles are taking hold and bringing concomitant health problems.