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Standout ingredients shaping the immune category

By Danielle Masterson

Shaklee's director of Product Innovation and Scientific Affairs opened up about formulating immune support supplements and what consumers need to know about immune-boosting ingredients.

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MyLab Nutrition Group obtains Friend of the Sea certification

By Will Chu

MyLab Nutrition Group becomes the latest company to obtain the Friend of the Sea (FOS) certification that hails the Italian firm’s efforts to promote sustainability of its marine ingredients-based products.

GOED chief: 2021 has been as good as 2020 for omega-3s

GOED chief: 2021 has been as good as 2020 for omega-3s

By Stephen Daniells

After 2020’s record setting sales across the dietary supplements industry, many industry members have been wondering if such levels could be maintained through 2021. Ellen Schutt, executive director of trade group GOED, has good news for the sector: 2021...

The microalgae provide a rich source of long-chain omega-3 fatty acids.  Pic: Anpario

New dairy feed supplement can boost milk omega-3 levels

By Jim Cornall

A new, microalgae-derived, omega-3 fatty acid supplement, for producers to incorporate into dairy rations, has been launched by Anpario, an independent manufacturer and distributor of feed additives for livestock.

NutraCast: Genetic analysis predicts sunflower oil composition

NutraCast: Genetic analysis predicts sunflower oil composition

By Danielle Masterson

Sunflower is one of the main oilseed crops, ranking fourth in global oil production after palm, soybean, and rapeseed. Nutritional properties and industrial use of sunflower oil depend heavily on the fatty acid composition. With so many uses, developing...

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July Launch Pad: New products bursting on the scene

By Danielle Masterson

July is overlfowing with new launches—whether it's carotenoids for skin health, omegas for joint support or delta-8 for relaxation, this month caters to a variety of lifestyles.

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Calanus rebrands as Zooca

By Will Chu

Norwegian biomarine company Calanus is to rebrand under the new name ‘Zooca’ in a move designed to strengthen product identity as part of the firm’s expansion plans into other regions.

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Study: Low levels of omega-3 associated with higher risk of psychosis

By Danielle Masterson

Because depression appears less common in nations where people eat large amounts of fish, scientists have looked into whether fish oils may play a role in mood disorders over the years. Two omega-3 fatty acids —eicosapentaenoic acid (EPA) and docosahexaenoic...

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Experts offer clarity on labeling calories for non-macronutrients

By Stephen Daniells

Despite some confusion in the marketplace and an unresolved citizen’s petition on the issue, dietary supplement brands should label all nutrition information, particularly calories on sports nutrition products, industry experts tell NutraIngredients-USA.

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Polaris launches ultra-purified micoalgae DHA oil

By Nikki Hancocks

After more than 25 years in the omega market, Polaris is looking to become a forerunner in the field of fish-free omega 3, with the launch of a microalgae oil promising at least 800 mg/g of DHA .

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