Using a nanocarrier delivery system, the olive oil-derived extract Hydroxytyrosol can act as a protective agent against Parkinson’s-related neurodegeneration, according to a new study from the Centre for Nutraceuticals, University of Westminster.
Daily supplementation with a blend of polyphenol-rich extracts from grapefruit, grape, green tea, guarana and black carrot may improve health-related quality of life (HRQOL) by over 5%, says a study using Fytexia’s Fiit-ns ingredient.
A ‘greener’ Mediterranean diet consisting of more vegetables, less meat and topped up with water lentils, walnuts and green tea, may be even better for cardiovascular and metabolic health than the traditional version, suggests research.
A newly identified “metabolic signature” can evaluate an individual’s adherence and metabolic response to the Mediterranean diet and help predict future risk of developing cardiovascular disease (CVD), according to new research.
Diets high in vegetables, fruits, whole grains, beans, legumes and olive oil may impact gut bacteria by increasing bacteria diversity and curbing the advance of physical frailty and cognitive decline in older populations.
Italian scientists have linked the Mediterranean diet with lower mortality rates for sufferers of cardiovascular disease, but they also warn that the diet’s benefits are reaching fewer people as consumers are priced out of eating healthily, especially...
The benefits of the Mediterranean diet have been firmly established – we all know that we should eatmore fresh fruit and vegetables, use olive oil, eat whole grains, nuts and pulses, a few dairy products and a little meat – but why do we know it?FoodNavigator...
The health benefits of switching to a Mediterranean style diet and upping the amount of time spent exercising for a period of just eight weeks can still be seen a year after stopping the regime, according to a new study.
French raw material supplier Fytexia wants to more than double its US business within five years by bringing the benefits of the Mediterranean Diet to North America, as it opens a sales office in the New York City area and a warehouse in Salt Lake City,...
DSM Nutritional Products is expanding distribution of its
olive-derived Hidrox ingredient to Europe, Asia, Latin America and
Africa, aimed at foods related to the Mediterranean lifestyle and
joint health supplements.
Spanish company Natraceutical has developed a range of products
that can be sold directly to the consumer in a bid to kickstart
sales of a line inspired by the Mediterranean diet. It includes a
plant extract to rival the popular supplement...
The Mediterranean diet - which is traditionally rich in olive oil,
fish, poultry and vegetables - can help lessen the symptoms of
rheumatoid arthritis. But any beneficial effects are unlikely to be
seen before six weeks, Swedish researchers...