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Consuming live microbes could benefit cardiovascular health: study

By Olivia DeSmit

Regular consumption of foods containing moderate and high levels of live microbes is correlated with a reduction in cardiovascular health risk, according to a team of researchers from Shandong University of Traditional Chinese Medicine in Jinan, China.

dsm-firmenich teams with SCN BestoCo for omega-3 gummy innovation

dsm-firmenich teams with SCN BestoCo for omega-3 gummy innovation

By Asia Sherman

Global health and nutrition company dsm-firmenich is partnering with U.S. supplement manufacturer SCN BestCo to package high-dose, algae-derived omega-3 gummies that overcome traditional formulation challenges and address sustainability issues in the...

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ILSI brings together industry giants in vitamin K2 task force

By Nikki Hancocks

International Life Sciences Institute (ILSI) Europe has announced a new Vitamin K2 task force, designated to advance the scientific understanding of the health benefits of Vitamin K2 and provide evidence-based insights to enhance public awareness.

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ChatGPT's nutrition advice is limited for NCD patients: Study

By Olivia Haslam

ChatGPT is “unable to replace a healthcare professional’s consultation”, new research has concluded, following an assessment of the chatbot’s ability to handle prompts for nutrition advice for patients with multiple noncommunicable diseases (NCDs).

Study links higher omega-3 levels to decreased stroke risk

Study links higher omega-3 levels to decreased stroke risk

By Asia Sherman

A new study published in the journal Stroke shows that people with the highest omega-3 levels have a lower risk of stroke. It also dispels correlations between omega-3s and increased risk of brain hemorrhaging.

NutraCast: Remaining selective in sourcing amid limited fish oil supply

NutraCast: Remaining selective in sourcing amid limited fish oil supply

By Danielle Masterson

From limited supply to the need for more consumer education, the fish oil industry is facing a number of challenges. However, there are still a lot of opportunities in and outside of the sea. This episode examines the state of the fish oil market and...

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Research links vitamin K2 and D to predictor of cardiovascular disease

By Nikki Hancocks

A new data analysis suggests a link between vitamin K2 MK-7 and vitamin D supplementation and a reduction in coronary artery calcification (CAC) development—a strong predictor of heart attack and cardiovascular mortality in high-risk patients and statin...

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Synbiotic supplementation may ease long COVID: RCT

By Stephen Daniells

Supplementation with a prebiotic-probiotic combination may help with some long COVID problems such as fatigue, memory, concentration and gastrointestinal upset, says a new large study from Hong Kong.

Distinct and often opposing health effects of BCAAs

BCAAs harbor distinct and often opposing health effects: Study

By Asia Sherman

Researchers from the University of North Carolina at Chapel Hill have detected biases in the study of branched chain amino acids (BCAAs), suggesting that these essential nutrients do not have the homogenous effect in humans previously observed.

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Guest Article

Omega-3 Market Update: It’s All About the Supply

By Ellen Schutt, Managing Director, GOED

To sum up the discussions about the EPA and DHA omega-3 market in 2023, only one word is required: “supply.” The focus of just about every conversation during the past year has been concern about the supply of fish oil, specifically from the Peruvian...

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GC Rieber: Innovating for optimal omega-3 oils

By Olivia Brown

The omega-3 oils producer VivoMega by GC Rieber has introduced its innovation VivoSens, which enables for the optimisation of the sensory analysis and subsequent performance of omega-3 oils.

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Aker BioMarine acquires IP & equipment from Acasti Pharma Inc.

By Stephen Daniells

Aker BioMarine ASA is consolidating intellectual property (IP) in the krill space, with the announcement that it has acquired krill-related patents, pre-clinical and clinical data, and processing equipment from Acasti Pharma Inc.

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Golden Omega® Sustainability Strategy

Golden Omega® Sustainability Strategy

Commitment to sustainability at Golden Omega® is ever growing as they continue to put objectives in place to secure a better environment for the future....