An ingredient new to the market could help support immune health via a unique pathway, according to the developers. The ingredient, dubbed 2-HOBA, is said to foster immune fitness by improving vascular system function.
Adding an industrial by-product of olive oil dramatically improves the nutritional content of fish burgers, but an additional extraction process is needed to achieve satisfactory taste, say researchers.
German fruit extract supplier TropExtract GMBH has submitted an article 13.5 proprietary and emerging science dossier linking Amazonian superfruit extract acai and antioxidant activity to the European Union health claims process.
The list of tests available to assess antioxidant activity may look like a page ripped from a World War II code book, but understanding how the results are complementary is vital for the continued success of antioxidants.
Ingredients firm Natreon is set to expand its reach in the Asian
market after teaming up with Maypro, a US-based firm with a strong
presence in the Japanese and Asian markets for functional foods and
The microalgae Chlorella vulgaris could be a rich source
of extractable antioxidants, and provide potent alternatives to
synthetics like butylhydroxyanisole (BHA) and butylated
hydroxytoluene (BHT), suggests new research form Spain.
Raspberries possess about 50 per cent higher antioxidant activity
than strawberries, and storage or processing into jams does not
remove the valuable compounds, as growing consumer awareness of
health benefits drive sales.
Canadian researchers have identified certain types of apple with
superior polyphenol content and antioxidant action, a discovery
that highlights the potential for developing a disease-fighting
super fruit, writes Jess Halliday.
Food makers using processed apples in their food formulations can
maximise on the health-boosting antioxidant component of the fruit
with a new study backing up previous findings that suggest levels
of polyphenols are dependent on...