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Europe: Fish oil could save €13B a year in EU healthcare costs, finds study

More widespread regular consumption of Omega 3 supplements could save healthcare systems and providers in the EU a total of €12.9 billion (US$14.72 billion)...

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...

Americas: Neptune Technologies buys omega-3s provider for US$11M

Neptune Technologies has bought Biodroga Inc. for CAD$15 million (US$10.97 million) in a combination of cash and stock from Bioressources Inc. Biodroga is a solution...

Americas: Study finds zinc supplement boosts immunity in the elderly

The immune system weakens as the body ages, making older adults more susceptible to infections. Low levels of zinc impair immunity, particularly in older...

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...

Europe: DSM study finds low omega-3 status in US adults

DSM Nutritional Products has co-authored a new paper comparing plasma long-chain omega-3 polyunsaturated fatty acid (LCn-3 PUFA) biomarkers in US adults, with recommended concentration...

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...

Europe: Barry Callebaut, Naturex partner on cocoa extract products

Barry Callebaut is licensing its approved 13.5 European Food Safety Authority health claim on cocoa flavanols for cocoa extract products to Naturex for a...

Americas: Fish oil may help with diabetic neuropathy, says researcher

A new study in the Journal of Neurophysiology shows that fish oil supplements can restore the condition of nerves damaged from diabetes in mice. Fish...

Europe: Monteloeder launches MetabolAid against metabolic syndrome

Monteloeder launches MetabolAid that tackles metabolic syndrome – a dangerous condition in which high blood pressure, high cholesterol and obesity combine to increase greatly...
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