Fish-derived supplements, particularly those containing collagen, have potential beneficial properties for managing type 2 diabetes and metabolic syndrome via modulation of the gut microbiome, according to a new study in mice.
Greenland has long been a source of mystery and wonder for the Danish people. One medieval mystery has never been solved, while a more recent one, the story of omega-3 fatty acids, continues to play out in a thriving industry that has fundamentally impacted...
Sam Wiley, CEO of Wiley’s Finest line of omega-3 products, said he’s confident in the course of the category and in the future of the brand as he steps down from a leadership position at the family owned company.
Progress Biotech has received EU approval for the use of its high docosahexaenoic acid (DHA) algal oil in infant formula in a move that meets demand for sustainable vegan-based ingredients along with DHA’s known health benefits.
Salmon oil specialists Biomega is to expand operations by investing in a biorefinery in Denmark that will drive salmon peptide production as the firm sets its sights on the human health and nutrition market.
Professors at the Waterford Institute of Technology (WIT), Ireland, have established an independent scientific certification for assessing product label claims in a bid to improve trust and transparency in the carotenoid or omega-3 markets.
Daily supplementation with a high dose of omega-3 fatty acids may help slow the effects of aging by suppressing damage and boosting protection at the cellular level during and after a stressful event, says a new study.
The Food Safety Authority of Ireland (FSAI) has updated nutritional guidance for the over 65s in a move to improve the quality of life for an age group that in 2016, increased by 19% in Ireland to 630,800.
William Harris, PhD, has been researching fatty acids for over 40 years. To date, he has published more than 300 papers on these nutrients. And recently, he has been ranked in the top 2% of scientists worldwide.
Growing research suggests that gender plays a key role in disease risk. While depression and anxiety affect females more often, neurodevelopmental disorders, including autism spectrum disorders, early onset schizophrenia, and attention deficit hyperactivity,...
International marine certifiers Friend of the Sea (FOS) has accredited the world’s first non-marine source of long-chain omega-3 fatty acids in a show of confidence for its producers Nuseed Nutritional.
Omega-3 fatty acids such as eicosapentaenoic acid (EPA) and docosahexaenoic acid (DHA) are commonly associated with a reduced risk of coronary heart disease (CHD), but new research highlights how the ratio of EPA to DHA matter in influencing different...
Aker BioMarine and the University of Illinois Chicago (UIC) are to team up to look into the modified form of two long-chain omega-3 fatty acids, with a view to improve its delivery to the eyes and brain.
Krill oil supplier Aker BioMarine has formed a new business unit called AION that is aimed at capturing plastic waste and recycling it into new products such as grocery shopping baskets and food service trays, in what the company calls a ‘circularity...
The year 2020 will go down in history as a year like no other; the overused adjective “unprecedented” doesn’t even seem to do the situation justice anymore. In a year dominated by COVID-19, it’s impossible to look at any industry segment without examining...
Researchers have found that a high DHA fish oil supplement raised testosterone levels in a cohort of obese men. The result come from a secondary analysis of data from a larger trial done to look for insulin sensitivity effects.
Tackling allergies, improving digestion and aiding immunity are the key pillars for infant nutrition product innovation, says a group of expert panellists from major brand names such as Biostime, Morinaga, and Nuchev.
Finished goods manufacturer Wiley’s Finest maintains that the immune health benefits omega-3s shouldn’t get swept under the rug, even with the heightened sensitivity about antiviral claims during the pandemic crisis.
Dr William Harris, renowned fatty acid researcher and co-creator of the Omega-3 Index, has founded a new research institute to help build the evidence linking higher omega-3 levels with better health outcomes.
Aker BioMarine’s krill fishery activities have been re-certified by the Marine Stewardship Council (MSC) for the third consecutive year in an assessment that notes strengths in sustainability and partnerships.
A novel nutritional supplement combined with high-intensity exercise may boost working memory, reaction time, and processing efficiency for Air Force Airmen more than exercise alone, says a study from the US Air Force, Abbott, and the University of Illinois.