Dietary supplement industry groups have heavily criticized a new meta-analysis in JAMA Cardiology that concluded that omega-3 fatty acid supplementation had no significant impact on fatal or nonfatal coronary heart disease or any major vascular events.
The Global Organization for EPA and DHA Omega-3s (GOED) continues to commission key studies to support the quality and efficacy of omega-3 fatty acids, with recent meta-analyses of the health benefits starting to impact policy and regulatory conversations.
Research that enhances compounds contained in broccoli may lead to a lower risk of coronary heart disease and age-related macular degeneration (AMD), according to two studies that reinforce the vegetable’s reputation as a superfood.
Elderly women who take calcium supplements to fill their dietary gap of the nutrient are not an increased risk of coronary heart disease or all-cause mortality risk, says a new meta-analysis from an international team of researchers.
A comprehensive review of studies on the benefits of omega-3 consumption has led scientists to recommend the establishment of a Dietary Reference Intake (DRI) for EPA and DHA to reduce the risk of heart disease.
Low-carb diets, like the once fashionable Atkins diet, do not
increase the risk of heart disease, says new research from Harvard
- and if vegetables rather than meat are the source of fat and
protein then the risk of heart disease...
Israeli ingredient company Enzymotec is set to launch its
sterol-based heart health ingredient, CardiaBeat, in the United
States, after it was affirmed as generally recognized as safe
(GRAS) by an expert panel.
Women who take vitamin C supplements may have a lower risk of
developing coronary heart disease than women with low intakes of
vitamin C, according to a new study. But researchers are still
calling for more trials before making recommendations.
Researchers at the University of Leicester in the UK have launched
one of the biggest studies into childhood obesity in the country.
The dietary behaviour of more than 7000 South Asian children will
be assessed, with the aim of improving...
A symposium of top UK cardiologists and international heart experts
last week confirmed the key role of diet in reducing the burden of
coronary heart disease (CHD). They said that the health care
profession needed to push diet up...
Having a drink at least three times a week may help protect men
from heart attacks, report researchers in the US in this week's
New England Journal of Medicine. The observational study,
which tracked the drinking habits of nearly...