A study at the University of Glasgow that evaluated fruit juices
commercially available in the UK according to their antioxidant
content could act as a spur to the category, as consumers seek
dietary ways to remain in rude health.
The traditional scientific model does not always apply to dietary
supplements, nor does the objective of government-funded clinical
trials in testing them necessarily suit their common applications,
according to NutraCon panelists.
Berkem is introducing a new grape extract called Powergrape with
specific ratios of different polyphenol families, which has yielded
positive results in a prospective study on antioxidant status in
The Nordic region is a hotbed of development for dairy alternatives
using healthy ingredients like oats and soya, says Organic Monitor,
and marketers are responding to consumer health awareness by
repositioning products as functional...
A meta-analysis of 68 randomised trials with antioxidant
supplements has reported that vitamins A and E, and beta-carotene
may increase mortality risk by up to 16 per cent, but vitamin C did
not have an effect on mortality and the...
The European Botanical Forum has proposed a model for assessing the
safety of botanicals for use in food supplements – including a
'negative list' of botanics that should not be used due to safety
concerns – which it hopes...