Omega-3-rich meals have blood vessel benefits: Study
Increased intakes of omega-3 fatty acids may improve blood vessel health following a meal, says a new study from the UK.
Folic acid shows benefits for diabetic heart health
Supplements of folic acid may reverse the detrimental changes in blood vessel health associated with diabetes, according to results of a new mouse study from Hong Kong.
Whey protein may improve heart health: Study
A whey-protein-rich ingredient may improve blood vessel function in healthy individuals, reports a new randomised, double-blind study supported by Glanbia.
Extracts from blueberries may reduce the size of tumours primarily found in infants and children, and improve survival, suggest new findings from a study with mice.
Flavonoids’ heart health benefits in the blood vessels: Study
Oral supplements of flavonoids commonly found in onions and tea may enhance the function of the lining of blood vessels, according to new research from Australia.
Broccoli can reverse diabetic heart damage, say researchers
A UK study has found consuming broccoli can reverse damage caused to the heart blood vessels of diabetics due to the presence of a sulfur compound.
Cocoa flavanols show promise for diabetic cardiovascular health
A new study has indicated that cocoa flavanols could help improve blood vessel health in diabetes patients, potentially offering protection against cardiovascular complications that standard medication does not.
Flavonoids may help improve heart health
Quercetin, a common flavonoid, is metabolised quickly in the body,
which may reduce the positive benefits the compound is believed to
have on cardiovascular health.
Pine bark extract boost for blood flow and heart health
Extracts from French maritime pine bark may boost the body's
production of nitric oxide - key to better blood flow and oxygen
supply to muscles - suggests a new study.
Flavanol rich juice aimed at lowering vascular age
UK ingredient company Coressence is set to see its flavanol-rich
Evesse Juice added to a line of organic drinks aimed at improving
Omega-3 may boost blood vessel elasticity - study
Supplementation with omega-3 fatty acids may improve the elasticity
of blood vessels and improve overall cardiovascular health, reports
a new study from China.
Tocotrienols show promise against cancer growth
Tocotrienol, the less well known form of vitamin E, could prevent
the formation of new blood vessels, and therefore hold promise
against a range of diseases, suggests new animal study.
Coenzyme study backs heart health claims
Supplementation with the coenzyme Q10 (CoQ10) may boost naturally
occurring antioxidant enzymes and endothelial function in
patients with coronary artery disease (CAD), researchers have
Whole grains linked to lower atherosclerosis risk
An increased intake of wholegrain-rich foods has been linked to
improvements in blood vessel health, says a new study that adds to
the heart-health benefits of a diet rich in wholegrains.
Cocoa may reverse blood vessel damage, study
Smokers should be encouraged to indulge their sweet tooth, judging
from the results of a new study into how daily consumption of a
specially-prepared cocoa beverage benefits blood vessel function.