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NutraCast: Remaining selective in sourcing amid limited fish oil supply

NutraCast: Remaining selective in sourcing amid limited fish oil supply

By Danielle Masterson

From limited supply to the need for more consumer education, the fish oil industry is facing a number of challenges. However, there are still a lot of opportunities in and outside of the sea. This episode examines the state of the fish oil market and...

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ImperialOel on innovating within a shifting omega-3 market

By Olivia Brown

The natural lipid ingredient and supplement supplier ImperialOel l says the omega-3 market is in a transition phase due to high prices and severe fish oil shortages, creating a strong demand for sustainable alternatives to meet the health needs of the...

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Guest Article

Omega-3 Market Update: It’s All About the Supply

By Ellen Schutt, Managing Director, GOED

To sum up the discussions about the EPA and DHA omega-3 market in 2023, only one word is required: “supply.” The focus of just about every conversation during the past year has been concern about the supply of fish oil, specifically from the Peruvian...

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GC Rieber: Innovating for optimal omega-3 oils

By Olivia Brown

The omega-3 oils producer VivoMega by GC Rieber has introduced its innovation VivoSens, which enables for the optimisation of the sensory analysis and subsequent performance of omega-3 oils.

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Life Extension: optimising fish oils with bioactives

By Olivia Brown

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.

Osavi’s omega-3 oils for achieving an optimum index

Osavi’s omega-3 oils for achieving an optimum index

By Olivia Brown

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.”

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Guest Article: Issues and challenges for omega-3s in 2022

By Ellen Schutt, Executive Director, GOED

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.

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Study: Low levels of omega-3 associated with higher risk of psychosis

By Danielle Masterson

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...

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High DHA supplement boosts testosterone in overweight men

By Hank Schultz

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.

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Elysium launches supplement aimed at slowing brain atrophy

By Hank Schultz

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.

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