A new proprietary method to deliver the Indian botanical extract Boswellia, could boost bioavailability and help manage the symptoms of irritable bowel syndrome (IBS), finds a study by Italian botanical player Indena.
Mirtoselect, a natural standardised form of bilberry extract, improves tear flow in people with dry eyes, according to a recent study published in European Review for Medical and Pharmacological Sciences.
A botanical plant extract offers possibilities in preserving memory and learning abilities lost to Alzheimer’s disease as a study highlights the plant’s anti-inflammatory and anti-microbial properties.
The European Food Safety Authority has opened applications for its next Scientific Panel on Nutrition, Novel Food and Food Allergens (NDA) – which is tasked with setting dietary reference values and authorising and rejecting health claims dossiers.
Industry should fight amendments to a Belgian decree setting out minimum and maximum levels for caffeine, lutein, lycopene and red yeast rice, because some proposed levels fall well below established EFSA safety data, an expert claims.