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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...

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: 44% revenue share in Asia Pacific’s dietary supplement market by 2020, says analyst

The dietary supplements market is one of the fastest growing markets in the world. Valued at US$61.84 billion in 2014, the dietary supplements market is...

Europe: Nutrition delivers health, economic benefits in aging populations, says DSM

DSM is marking the fourth anniversary of the European Innovation Partnership on Active and Healthy Ageing, with a call for the impact of optimal...

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