Whether fish-derived or vegetarian, omega-3 has become a household term. Supplement sales continue to grow, and more and more foods are being fortified with the healthy fatty acids. But getting omega-3 foods into the mainstream remains a challenge.
Omega-3s messages are “noisy” and “anxious” according to consumer insights shared during the GOED Exchange meeting taking place this week in Tenerife, Spain.
Fresh, unprocessed cow’s milk has a higher content of omega-3 fatty acids than pasteurised, homogenised or low-fat milk, say German researchers.
The way in which the body 'distributes' fat may be different depending on the dietary fatty acids consumed as well as genetic factors, Canadian researchers have found.
French pharmaceutical firm Pierre Fabre Medicament has filed a health claim for a omega-3 product and the reduction of age-related cognitive decline.
Even in countries with higher fish intakes, omega-3 may lower depressive symptoms, according to Japanese research in over 2000 people.
Women given a lipid-based supplement during pregnancy have been shown to be 25% more likely to give birth to infants with healthy birth measurements in a country where one in...
Swiss-Israeli flavours and ingredients house Frutarom Industries has invested 10 million Israeli Shekel (€2.25m) for a 50% stake in the biotech start-up Algalo.
It’s no secret that people eat more than usual during the festive season, but the buffet holds nutritional promise too. We visited a few...
An omega-3, protein and vitamin juice formulated by Norwegian biotech firm Smartfish has become the first nutrition product to demonstrate a positive effect on the disease related wasting syndrome cachexia.
In an effort to keep up with a changing industry, GOED has published an updated version of the GOED Voluntary Monograph, which sets specifications for omega-3 oils.
DSM is ramping up its focus on digestive health with the launch of a new ‘platform’ to help manufacturers develop products that target specific gastro-intestinal health concerns.
Microbiome metrics, the genderfication of health and active nutrition. NutraIngredients’ 2016 agenda is looking pretty fit to us.
A Kiwi mussel extract company is planning further expansion into Asia in an industry that contributes NZ$400m (US$268m) to New Zealand’s economy.
High in protein and omega-3, Peruvian sacha inchi has ‘superfood’ potential, according to a supplier of its oil and protein powder.
Food manufacturers should add seaweed to help combat cardiovascular disease and related conditions, according to researchers.
Inflammation is an immune system response to counter injured or stressed body parts and zones – a good and necessary thing – but contemporary diets and lifestyles have overheated the...
Giving nutrition supplements to teenagers may improve behaviour in schools, research from the University of Oxford has suggested.
New product delivery formats, a long list of ingredients, and scientific consensus are driving developments in supplements positioned for inflammation, NBTY’s top scientists tell NutraIngredients-USA.
In a welcome bit of news for the omega-3s industry, the Peruvian government has opened a second fishing season for anchovies. The season had been under threat of closure because...
Fish oils do not affect glucose metabolism but do impact protein metabolism, something researchers say could hold potential for age-related frailty.
There is insufficient evidence to support the use of omega-3 supplements as a treatment for depression, a new Cochrane review has said.
German omega-3 player KD Pharma has received sustainable fishery certification from industry watchdog Friend of the Sea (FOS).
Extracting omega-3 from novel algae sources is the mission of a European Union-funded project with multiple partners including the famed nutrition research arm at Wageningen University in the Netherlands.
How does the industry respond when a scientific study comes out that is critical of quality and label claim for an omega-3 fish oil supplement—and in the opinion of many...
The type of dietary fat we consumer could impact the severity and duration of autoimmune flare-ups, according to new research performed in mice.