21-May-2013 - The potential of cocoa to beneficially impact ‘good’ cholesterol levels may be linked to the theobromine content and not the flavonoids, says a new study from Unilever Research & Development Vlaardingen.
21-May-2013 - Horphag Research knew the what about their flagship ingredient, Pycnogenol, as it pertained to its many health benefits. But until a recent study, the company was a little hazy on the how and the where.
17-May-2013 - A multi-component supplement containing raspberry ketone, caffeine, capsaicin, garlic, ginger and bitter orange extracts may enhance body composition, and reduce hip and waist girth in overweight men and women, says a new study.
15-May-2013 - Cocoa flavanols in dark chocolate may keep you calmer and content but no link has been established with enhanced cognitive performance, according to a study funded by Barry Callebaut.
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.
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 - Strong nutrition sales drove a steady quarter at DSM with sales up 10% in that division, as EBITDA profits improved €5m across the company to €311m compared to €306m in Q1 2012.
29-Apr-2013 - Indian researchers have found evidence that spirulina can help type 2 diabetes patients manage their blood sugar levels, among other benefits.
25-Apr-2013 - Consuming polyphenol-rich grapes may help protect against organ damage associated with the progression of metabolic syndrome, according to new research in rats.
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.
23-Apr-2013 - Compounds extracted from apple peel may influence expression of a key inflammatory gene, suggests new data from Germany with potential implications for IBD.
23-Apr-2013 - Sabinsa Corporation has extended its IP portfolio in the fast growing weight management category with a new patent covering the use of a trio of families of bioactive compounds.
22-Apr-2013 - A diet supplemented with berries could help to protect brain functioning during aging, according to new animal data.
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.
19-Apr-2013 - Network marketing giant Amway highlighted its chartiable activites with the release of its latest corporate responsibility report, which says the company’s employees and distributors have donated more than $190 million to charitable causes since 2003.
19-Apr-2013 - Strawberries, bilberries, lingonberries, and chokeberries may blunt the insulin response to the starch-rich bread, and offer a means of reducing the risk of diabetes, says a new study from Finland.
18-Apr-2013 - The National Toxicology Program has issued its final report on its long-term tests of ginkgo biloba. The report shows some carcinogenic effects, but industry observers criticized the results, saying those concerns may not be applicable to available ginkgo extracts because the material used in the tests was so unusual.
18-Apr-2013 - From next big thing to the focus of FTC action on claims, acai has had a rollercoaster ride so far, but the emergence of a remarkable range of products and a 'tsunami of pent up science' shows the Amazonian superfruit is definitely back on track.
18-Apr-2013 - Are consumers experiencing superfruit fatigue? Depends on the fruit…and who you talk to.