17-May-2013 - New research results are driving interest in vitamin K2, according to NattoPharma CEO Hogne Vik. But the company has also developed a new, more potent powder form that is helping to raise the ingredient's profile.
16-May-2013 - In the latest development in the nutraceutical world’s equivalent of the Wars of the Roses, the United States Patent and Trademark Office has ruled on a reexamination of a Neptune Bioressources and Technologies patent and has rejected all of its 148 claims.
16-May-2013 - Right now, a gallon of gas costs $4 or less. Produce it from algae, and you can expect to pay $18 or more, says the boss of one firm convinced that cutting edge nutraceuticals - not biofuels - is where algae’s true potential lies, in the near term at least.
16-May-2013 - Personalized nutrition has been the Holy Grail of nutrition science. Dilip Ghosh, PhD, tells how the industry is getting closer to delivering on the promises that this approach implies.
14-May-2013 - The heart health benefits of walnuts may be linked to different parts of the nuts acting on different physiological functions, says new data in the Journal of Nutrition.
14-May-2013 - Dutch ingredients giant DSM is launching a dry powder form of its Fruitflow tomato extract which has an EFSA-approved health claim for improved blood circulation – attained in 2009.
09-May-2013 - There is ‘no clear evidence’ that calcium supplements may increase the risk of cardiovascular problems, says a new analysis from an international team of researchers.
06-May-2013 - Barry Callebaut’s innovation department has revealed that the level of cocoa flavanols, which are associated with a string of positive health effects, vary depending on where beans are sourced.
03-May-2013 - Daily supplements of Pycnogenol, an extract from the bark of the French maritime pine, may help reduce health risk factors associated with metabolic syndrome, suggests new data from a human study.
02-May-2013 - Increased intake of flavonols from tea and other sources may boost heart health for older women, with regular consumption of the compounds linked to a 72% lower risk of atherosclerotic vascular disease mortality.
01-May-2013 - An independent expert panel has found the powdered version of tomato-based heart-health ingredient Fruitflow to be Generally Recognized as Safe (GRAS).
01-May-2013 - Sabinsa Corporation is launching two novel water-soluble ingredients, one from of Boswellia serrata, called Polybos, and the other called MoringIn from Moringa oleifera.
29-Apr-2013 - Consumption of vitamin E could help to battle the symptoms of liver disease brought on by obesity, according to new research.
26-Apr-2013 - TruHealthMD, a manufacturer of nutritional solutions targeted at specific disease conditions, has entered into a development agreement with a Manitoba research consortium.
25-Apr-2013 - Usana Health Sciences’ personalized nutrition products and applications have boosted the company’s bottom line, according to statements from company officials during a conference call discussing first quarter results.
24-Apr-2013 - Combining pea protein with oat fiber or apple pectin may help reduce cholesterol, with the effects being additive, suggests new results from the University of Milan in Italy.
24-Apr-2013 - Plandai Biotechnology, a company built on a technology offering higher levels of bioavailability for its plant extracts, has entered into a licensing arrangement with a UK company covering the development of its line of extracts based on a new technology.
23-Apr-2013 - Capsules containing a blend of fruit, berry, and vegetable juice powder may decrease markers of oxidative stress and inflammation in obese women, says a new study from Austria.
22-Apr-2013 - A recent headline-grabbing study from the Cleveland Clinic linking L-carnitine with atherosclerosis is a case of shooting the messenger, according a doctor who did much of the early research on the substance.
22-Apr-2013 - A study being presented at a conference this week has shown that Polyphenolics MegaNatural BP grape seed extract shows similar blood pressure support effects in a beverage matrix as it does in supplement form.