Researchers investigating the healthiness of DuPont’s GM soybean oil Plenish versus other oils have found coconut may be best – beating even olive oil. But it’s best to have a diverse diet with oil from many sources, they say.
Technology Crops plans to launch an omega-3 buglossoides oil supplement by the end of the year as the European Food Safety Authority (EFSA) lifts a year-long block on its already-approved novel food application.
Supplement giant GNC - which put its head above the parapet in April to defend DMAA while the rest of the trade kept silent - says it has since “made a very concerted effort to move away from DMAA products in our stores”.
Nine months after the European Food Safety Authority (EFSA) handed in a positive safety assessment for conjugated linoleic acid (CLA), the weight management ingredient will be assessed by the European Commission as it continues its protracted journey...
Supplementation with conjugated linoleic acid (CLA) prevented
age-related bone loss in mice, says a new study that could offer a
dietary therapy for protecting against the ever-growing threat of
Arcadia Biosciences has announced the development of 65 percent
gamma linolenic acid (GLA) safflower seed oil - a development that
will make available a new, economical source of the omega-6 fatty
acid and shake up safflower production...
Linoleic acid, a lipid found in plants like corn, sunflowers and
safflower, appears to help prevent Alzheimer's disease in many
people but in those with a genetic defect that makes them more
prone to the disease, it could prove...
PharmaNutrients has been granted a new patent for its combination
of CLA (conjugated linoleic acid) with glucosamine and ascorbic
acid, used to address inflammation-related disorders, reports
A report published last week suggested that supplement
manufacturers need to win back consumer confidence - shaken by a
spate of negative media reports. Norbert Weitkemper, director of
global marketing for Cognis Nutrition & Health,...
Of all the functional food ingredients currently available, the
future for omega-3 polyunsaturated fatty acids (PUFAs) looks the
most promising, according to an analyst at market research firm
Frost & Sullivan.
Canadian biotech SemBioSys Genetics is to develop safflower oils
rich in the omega-6 fatty acid GLA under a new agreement with
agricultural products company Arcadia Biosciences, the company
announced on Friday.
PharmaNutrients has developed a novel combination of omega-3 and
omega-6 lipids that could help improve some of the symptoms of
pre-menstrual syndrome, thought to affect more than half of all
The fatty acid CLA, currently marketed for weight management, could
soon enter the fast-growing segment for immune-boosting
supplements, suggests a new human trial carried out for Loders
Croklaan Lipid Nutrition.
Loders Croklaan specialty fats unit Lipid Nutrition has settled a
patent dispute with Norwegian licensing company Natural, defending
the rights to its manufacturing process for CLA, the leading
product in its portfolio.
Farm-raised fish eating specially formulated diets high in fatty
acids could improve people's health and also satisfy different
palates, according to US researchers who are testing additives of
conjugated linoleic acid, an omega-6...
Medical researchers at the University of Kuopio, Finland, have
found evidence of the positive effects of hempseed oil on eczema,
acording to a report from MotherHemp, a UK supplier of hemp oil and
Children with symptoms of dyslexia and attention-deficit
hyperactivity disorder (ADHD) may behave better and find it easier
to think when their diets are supplemented with fatty acid,
according to new research from the UK.