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Americas: Health Canada approves claims for natural extracts

Health Canada has issued approvals to Monteloeder for the use of eight health claims relating to two of its botanical ingredients. The authority has passed...

Europe: Vitamin K2 study validates inflammation benefits

A study published in the Journal of Medicinal Food has tested and confirmed the role of vitamin K2 as MK-7 (menaquinone-7; MenaQ7 provided by...

Americas: Caffeine, multivitamin intake affect pregnancies, find researchers

A woman is more likely to miscarry if she and her partner drink more than two caffeinated beverages a day during the weeks leading...

Europe: Verifying health claims, Tüv Süd

Pineapple stimulates circulation in the legs. Green tea helps the body to burn fat. Vitamins added to pumpkin-seed oil encourage hair growth. Before the Health...

Americas: High folic acid intake in aged mice causes a lowered immune response

Previous studies have shown an association between high folic acid intake and a reduction in the immune system defenses needed to fight viral infections...

World: Plant sterol ester of Omega 3 showed positive test results, says Enzymotec

Enzymotec reports positive results from a clinical trial comparing the effectiveness of Vayarol versus Ethyl Esters of Omega 3 (EE, which are the active...

World: Frutarom Health releases PAH-free ingredients

Frutarom Health BU launches the EFLA HyperPure natural ingredients line in response to new regulations to prevent polycyclic aromatic hydrocarbons (PAHs) and other contaminants...

Americas: Cargill’s report finds more consumers intend to purchase omega-3 oils

At least 98% of consumers have now heard of omega-3 oils and more are likely to purchase products containing α-linolenic acid (ALA), eicosapentaenoic acid...

Asia Pacific: MitoQ releases two ‘super nutraceuticals’

New Zealand-based MitoQ has launched two 'super nutraceuticals' designed to assist in aging with vitality. MitoQ is a mitochondria-targeting antioxidant developed at the University of...

Europe: Novel form of iron for fortifying food discovered

Two Eidgenössische Technische Hochschule Zürich or ETH professors Raffaele Mezzenga and Michael B. Zimmermann from the Department of Health Sciences and Technology have discovered...

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