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Omega-3s help keep kids out of trouble

Omega-3s help keep kids out of trouble

Omega-3s help keep kids out of trouble

Something as simple as a dietary supplement could reduce disruptive, even abusive behavior, according to newly released research by a team led by a UMass Lowell criminal justice professor. Giving children omega-3 fatty acid supplements reduces disruptive behavior, which in turn had a positive effect on their parents, making them less likely to argue with…

Depleting microbiome with antibiotics can affect glucose metabolism

Depleting microbiome with antibiotics can affect glucose metabolism

Depleting microbiome with antibiotics can affect glucose metabolism

A new study from the Salk Institute has found that mice that have their microbiomes depleted with antibiotics have decreased levels of glucose in their blood and better insulin sensitivity. The research has implications for understanding the role of the microbiome in diabetes. It also could lead to better insight into the side effects seen…

Eating crickets can be good for your gut

Eating crickets can be good for your gut

Eating crickets can be good for your gut

Valerie Stull was 12 when she ate her first insect. “I was on a trip with my parents in Central America and we were served fried ants,” she says. “I remember being so grossed out initially, but when I put the ant in my mouth, I was really surprised because it tasted like food &#8212…

Safety of Allanblackia seed oil for extended uses

Safety of Allanblackia seed oil for extended uses

Safety of Allanblackia seed oil for extended uses

In 2007, the EFSA NDA Panel concluded that Allanblackia seed oil obtained from the seeds of Allanblackia trees is safe for human consumption under the proposed conditions of use. Due to its high contents of stearic‐oleic‐stearic and stearic‐oleic‐oleic triglycerides, which made the oil suitable as a ‘hardstock’ component, the applicant applied for its use as a novel food (NF) ingredient…

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Omega-3s help keep kids out of trouble

Omega-3s help keep kids out of trouble

Something as simple as a dietary supplement could reduce disruptive, even abusive behavior, according to newly released research by a team led by a UMass…

Depleting microbiome with antibiotics can affect glucose metabolism

Depleting microbiome with antibiotics can affect glucose metabolism

A new study from the Salk Institute has found that mice that have their microbiomes depleted with antibiotics have decreased levels of glucose in their…

Eating crickets can be good for your gut

Eating crickets can be good for your gut

Valerie Stull was 12 when she ate her first insect. “I was on a trip with my parents in Central America and we were…

Curcumin Extract Targets Fatty Liver Disease

Curcumin Extract Targets Fatty Liver Disease

New study investigating BCM-95® turmeric extract for potential as a preventive and treatment agent for Non-Alcoholic Fatty Liver (NAFLD) disease demonstrated exciting results…

Re‐evaluation of silicates and talc as food additives

Re‐evaluation of silicates and talc as food additives

Calcium silicate (E 552), magnesium silicate (E 553a) and talc (E 553b) are authorised as food additives according to Regulation (EC) No 1333/2008 on…

Portfolio diet lowers many risk factors for heart disease

Portfolio diet lowers many risk factors for heart disease

University of Toronto researchers have found that the portfolio diet, a plant-based way of eating previously shown to lower cholesterol levels, reduces other risk…

Ingredients, Latest Ingredients, Supplements

Fucovital®, a Fucoxanthin from Microalgae

Fucovital®, a Fucoxanthin from Microalgae

Algatechnologies, Ltd. (“Algatech”) launches Fucovital®, a patented, all-natural 3% fucoxanthin oleoresin produced and extracted from microalgae. Fucovital’s unique composition is the first fucoxanthin…

Safety of d‐ribose as a novel food

Safety of d‐ribose as a novel food

Following a request from the European Commission, the European food Safety Authority (EFSA) Panel on Dietetic Products, Nutrition and Allergies (NDA) was asked to deliver…

BCM-95® Curcumin Granted New Patent

BCM-95® Curcumin Granted New Patent

BCM-95®, a high-potency turmeric extract developed and manufactured by Arjuna Naturals Ltd., has been granted a patent for “composition for use in treatment…

All-in-one solution for acrylamide, oxidation reduction

All-in-one solution for acrylamide, oxidation reduction

Frutarom Food Protection Solutions offers its all-natural, high-antioxidant solution for reducing acrylamide in heat-processed foods, decreasing oxidation and extending shelf life. High…

Non-soy, non-GMO full spectrum vitamin E

Non-soy, non-GMO full spectrum vitamin E

ExcelVite, the world largest and only PIC/S GMP-certified palm phytonutrient producer, announces the debut of two new branded ingredients- EVNol™-RP and EVNolMax…

Potent Ashwagandha against anxiety and stress

Potent Ashwagandha against anxiety and stress

Arjuna Natural Ltd., launches Shoden®, its high-potency, all-natural ashwagandha extract, at Vitafoods, Geneva, Booth #J30 2018. Shoden® is the highly bioactive extract of…

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Safety of Allanblackia seed oil for extended uses

In 2007, the EFSA NDA Panel concluded that Allanblackia seed oil obtained from the seeds of Allanblackia trees is safe for human consumption under the proposed conditions of use. Due to its high contents of stearic‐oleic‐stearic and stearic…

New Product Introductions

Deliciously Good Gummies

Deliciously Good Gummies

Broccoli and cupcakes. Chocolate and carrots. Sprouts and soda. “Good for you” does not typically go together with “good taste.” One exception is the new line of gummy vitamins and…

Three New Products Just in Time for Summer

Three New Products Just in Time for Summer

To kick off the summer adventure season and all the outdoor activities that come with it, Clif Bar & Company, a leading maker of nutritious and organic foods, today introduced…

Paleo, Non-GMO Egg White Protein Bars

Paleo, Non-GMO Egg White Protein Bars

NuGo Nutrition launches a new Non-GMO product line, NuGo Egg White Protein Bars. These non-dairy, whole food paleo bars are certified gluten-free and OU kosher pareve. NuGo…

Wine Water reinventing the near water category

Wine Water reinventing the near water category

Wine Water Ltd., an Israeli startup, is launching O.Vine, the first spring water infusion with the spirit of wine. Alcohol-free O.Vine brings an intoxicating aroma and refreshing…

You Can Have Your Kookie, and Eat It Too

You Can Have Your Kookie, and Eat It Too

Nui Foods LLC is a new company offering a variety of delicious cookies that are low carb, gluten free, and contain only two grams of sugar per serving. Formerly known…

Health product for a quick energy boost

Health product for a quick energy boost

LR Health & Beauty is further expanding its competencies in the health sector. The Ahlen-based network marketing company launches its first product for a quick energy boost: LR LIFETAKT…

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