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Link between EPA and DHA omega-3 blood levels and risk of death

Link between EPA and DHA omega-3 blood levels and risk of death

Link between EPA and DHA omega-3 blood levels and risk of death

A study published in the Journal of Clinical Lipidology found that higher levels of EPA and DHA omega-3 polyunsaturated fatty acids (PUFA) in red blood cells were associated with a lower risk of all-cause mortality in postmenopausal women. The study specifically examined associations with the omega-3 index, a measure of EPA and DHA levels in…

Titanium dioxide could alter digestive cell structure and function

Titanium dioxide could alter digestive cell structure and function

Titanium dioxide could alter digestive cell structure and function

The ability of small intestine cells to absorb nutrients and act as a barrier to pathogens is “significantly decreased” after chronic exposure to nanoparticles of titanium dioxide, a common food additive found in everything from chewing gum to bread, according to research from Binghamton University, State University of New York. Researchers exposed a small intestinal…

Consuming saturated animal fat increases the risk of type 2 diabetes

Consuming saturated animal fat increases the risk of type 2 diabetes

Consuming saturated animal fat increases the risk of type 2 diabetes

Recently, dietary guidelines for the general population have shifted towards a plant-based diet (rich in legumes, whole-grain cereals, fruits, vegetables and nuts) and low in animal-based foods (like red meat and pastries). Increasing evidence is suggesting that plant-based diets are beneficial for health and they also have less impact on the environment. Researchers at the…

Lifetime weight gain linked to esophageal and stomach cancers

Lifetime weight gain linked to esophageal and stomach cancers

Lifetime weight gain linked to esophageal and stomach cancers

People who are overweight in their twenties and become obese later in life may be three times more likely to develop either oesophagus (food pipe) or upper stomach cancers, according to a study published in the British Journal of Cancer . Those who first reported being overweight at the age of 20 were around 60-80 percent more…

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Link between EPA and DHA omega-3 blood levels and risk of death

Link between EPA and DHA omega-3 blood levels and risk of death

A study published in the Journal of Clinical Lipidology found that higher levels of EPA and DHA omega-3 polyunsaturated fatty acids (PUFA) in red…

Titanium dioxide could alter digestive cell structure and function

Titanium dioxide could alter digestive cell structure and function

The ability of small intestine cells to absorb nutrients and act as a barrier to pathogens is “significantly decreased” after chronic exposure to…

Consuming saturated animal fat increases the risk of type 2 diabetes

Consuming saturated animal fat increases the risk of type 2 diabetes

Recently, dietary guidelines for the general population have shifted towards a plant-based diet (rich in legumes, whole-grain cereals, fruits, vegetables and nuts) and…

Lifetime weight gain linked to esophageal and stomach cancers

Lifetime weight gain linked to esophageal and stomach cancers

People who are overweight in their twenties and become obese later in life may be three times more likely to develop either oesophagus (food pipe…

Paint your plate with purple produce for American heart month

Paint your plate with purple produce for American heart month

In honor of American Heart Month, Welch’s is reigniting the conversation about the role of colorful fruits and vegetables in supporting a healthy…

Safety of the proposed amendment of the specifications for microcrystalline cellulose

Safety of the proposed amendment of the specifications for microcrystalline cellulose

Following a request from the European Commission, the EFSA Panel on Food Additives and Nutrient Sources added to Food (ANS) provided a scientific opinion regarding…

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Scientific Opinion on taxifolin-rich extract from Dahurian Larch

Scientific Opinion on taxifolin-rich extract from Dahurian Larch

Following a request from the European Commission, the EFSA Panel on Dietetic Products, Nutrition and Allergies (NDA) was asked to carry out the additional assessment…

Organic spirulina achieves ‘Certified Raw’ and ‘Certified Clean’ status

Organic spirulina achieves ‘Certified Raw’ and ‘Certified Clean’ status

Valensa International announced today that its Parry Organic Spirulina Ingredient has received Certified R.A.W.™ and Certified C.L.E.A.N.™ status from…

Natural shelf-life extender for chilled meats

Natural shelf-life extender for chilled meats

Arjuna Natural Extracts Ltd. presents X-tend, a complete, natural, formulation-specific preservative designed to increase chilled-meat product shelf-life and ensure food safety…

Algal Scientific Algae-Based Immune Health Ingredients

Algal Scientific Algae-Based Immune Health Ingredients

Valensa International announced ay that it has reached an agreement with Algal Scientific Corporation to commercialize Algal’s PureAlgal™ branded ingredients – whole dried…

GLA safflower oil obtains U.S. FDA GRAS status

GLA safflower oil obtains U.S. FDA GRAS status

Arcadia Biosciences, Inc. , an agricultural technology company, announced that the U.S. Food and Drug Administration (FDA) has accepted Arcadia’s conclusion that its SONOVA…

Canola lecithin for label-conscious consumers

Canola lecithin for label-conscious consumers

Cargill is expanding its line of emulsifiers with the addition of deoiled canola lecithin. With this announcement, Cargill now offers customers three plant-sourced lecithin…

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Scientific Opinion on taxifolin-rich extract from Dahurian Larch

Following a request from the European Commission, the EFSA Panel on Dietetic Products, Nutrition and Allergies (NDA) was asked to carry out the additional assessment for taxifolin-rich extract from Dahurian Larch as a food ingredient in the context of…

New Product Introductions

Lower calorie, lower fat, organic dressings

Lower calorie, lower fat, organic dressings

Inspired by more than 100 years of farming heritage, Bolthouse Farms introduces its first line of refrigerated organic dressings available in four bold flavors. The new organic dressings are crafted…

Vegan milk chocolate snacks

Vegan milk chocolate snacks

Private-label firm Carmit Candy Industries Ltd., renowned specialist of gluten-free wafers, will launch its new vegan milk chocolate snacks, coins, and buttons at Natural Product Expo West March…

First liposomal multi-vitamin

First liposomal multi-vitamin

Quicksilver Scientific and Dr. Christopher Shade, PhD, announce the newest addition to their elite line of complex pharmaceutical-grade liposomal supplement therapies – a multi-vitamin so complete, it truly can…

Supplement boosts nitric oxide for cardiovascular health

Lifes2good today announced that its new Berkeley Life Heart Health supplement – formulated based on Nobel Prize-winning research that shows the pivotal role of nitric oxide in cardiovascular health – is…

Savory snack bar

Savory snack bar

Sola Lamikanra, the creator of Sola Bars, would often ask himself, “Why does a nutritional snack bar have to be sweet?” He also wondered why he wasn&#8217…

Superfood Beet Powder

Superfood Beet Powder

Love Beets – a pioneering line of premium, ready-to-eat beet products – is growing its product offering with 100% pure Beet Powder that’s an ideal item for health…

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