The Norwegian marine ingredients producer Grøntvedt biotech has achieved the 'Friend Of The Sea’ certification from the World Sustainability Organisation, which recognises the company’s significant sustainability efforts within its production and...
Within the crowded fish oil supplement market, the nutraceutical manufacturer Life Extension aims to optimise health and longevity through the pairing of omega-3 with bioactive compounds inspired by the Mediterranean diet.
A new paper in JAMA Cardiology that criticizes the use of structure/function claims on omega-3 dietary supplements is “fraught with inaccuracies and never should have made it through the peer review process”, says the Global Organization for EPA and DHA...
A review has made a case for microalgae as a functional food for mitochondrial protection, due to their “ability to concentrate various active compounds, comprising omega-3 polyunsaturated fatty acids, sterols, phenolic compounds, carotenoids, and others.”
Analysis of global supply trends published by marine ingredients organisation IFFO reports that 2023 is off to a strong start in terms of overall production, despite fish oil production continuing to fall.
The UK-based health, nutrition and supplements company has released the ‘Norwegian cod liver oil’ and ‘Osavi daily omega’ products following the finding that “98% of adults fall below the optimum omega-3 index.”
Sustainable marine products producer Grontvedt has launched a new brand of Norwegian Herring fish oil, completely smell- and taste-free, and rich in cetoleic acid, with immediate processing from “fish to oil in 30 minutes”.
While 2022 may be categorized as the year the world returned to somewhat normalcy, the last 12 months still held their share of challenges, and for omega-3s, questions remain about how the market will change in 2023.
Regular consumption of fish oil supplements may be associated with significant reductions in the risk of different types of dementia, according to analysis of over 200,000 people in the UK Biobank cohorts.
Prenatal supplements of fish oil and/ or vitamin D may reduce the risk of croup in babies in children by about 40%, compared to no supplements, according to findings from a randomised controlled trial presented at the European Respiratory Society International...
Six months of fish oil supplementation may modestly increase skeletal muscle strength in healthy, independent older people, says a new study from scientists at the Mayo Clinic and Concordia University of Wisconsin.
Biology suggests that B vitamins could enhance the effects of omega-3 polyunsaturated fatty acids (PUFAs) when taken for cardiovascular diseases (CVDs), but higher quality and better designed trials are needed, a review has found.
The latest information from the major supplies of marine sourced omega-3s shows these resources continued to be managed in a sustainable manner, despite lingering concerns over how climate change might ultimately affect these fisheries.
A three-year double-blind randomized controlled trial with over 2,000 participants showed that omega-3 supplements may have an impact on the rate of falls in older people, the first time such a result has been reported.
An analytical study on marine sourced dietary supplements found different forms of arsenic present in most of them, but at sub-toxic levels. GOED said the results were not a concern to consumers with the caveat that the risk posed by one of the arsenic...
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...
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.
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.
Elysium Health has launched a new brain health supplement based on research done at the University of Oxford. The supplement, called Matter, pairs a high dose suite of B vitamins with specially formulated omega-3s from fish oil.
A combination of eggshell membrane plus fish oil may provide “rapid relief” of joint pain and stiffness after exercise for healthy adults, according to results of a randomized, double-blind, placebo-controlled study.
Wiley’s Finest has ventured beyond the realm of fish-based omega-3s with new products that feature algal and oil seed ingredients and a heart health product based on pine tree sterols that were developed by a Chilean firm.
An expert panel has recommended an expanded treatment envelope for the EPA drug Vascepa. An expert says the move won’t affect the supplement market directly but does add to recent official recognition of the health benefits of omega-3s.