Using a nanocarrier delivery system, the olive oil-derived extract Hydroxytyrosol can act as a protective agent against Parkinson’s-related neurodegeneration, according to a new study from the Centre for Nutraceuticals, University of Westminster.
The European Commission (EC) has been accused of ‘abandoning all ambition on botanicals,’ after a recent evaluation of regulation on nutrition and health claims, concluded ‘further study’ was required.
Trinity College Dublin (TCD) are to dedicate facilities to identify new bioactives from macro and microalgae, cereals, bioactive herbs and plant sources to create supplements and cosmetic applications.
As news filters through of the world's first dairy-free microalgae-based milk alternative, the product is an example of how far this plant-based food has impacted the food and nutrition industry of late.
OptiBiotix is urging the nutraceutical industry to redouble efforts into developing weight managing products in response to a new report highlighting record numbers of obesity-related hospital admissions.