Norwegian marine oils producer, Grontvedt biotech, has made a significant new hire of Stig Jansson, former R&D manager at Nordic Naturals, for their chief innovation officer following plans to scale up their production.
Dietary supplements like vitamins, minerals, and omega-3 fatty acids may help reducing excessive aggression in children and youth, says a new meta-analysis of 22 studies, including 16 were randomized controlled trials.
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.”
Increased consumption of oily fish and the use of omega-3 fatty acid supplements may reduce the risk of adverse COVID-19 outcomes, according to new research from the Fatty Acid Research Institute (FARI).
Chia became a household name in the 1980s, popularized by the fascination with fur-sprouting animal figurines, but its use as health aid dates as far back as the Aztec and Mayan empires. Today, after a slight dip in the market, chia is back on the scene...
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”.
Canadian scientists assert that curcuminoids with omega-3 fatty acids can increase the bioavailability of active ingredients by as much as 40% and lower the risk of adverse events compared to alternative supplements.
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.
The slimming foods industry has welcomed the review of some EU composition requirements for total diet replacements (TDRs) but calls for further changes to protein requirements which it argues create 'serious sensory issues'.
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.
Women with low omega-3 levels in early pregnancy would benefit most from omega-3 supplement to reduce the risk of pre-term birth, according to a new statement from the International Society for the Study of Fatty Acids and Lipids (ISSFAL).
Chewable omega-3s manufacturer Vitux AS says that new consumer research it has conducted showed compliance better than with gummy products. The company claims this shows that fish oil users are open to new delivery formats.
Maternal supplementation with docosahexaenoic acid (DHA) and eicosapentaenoic acid (EPA) in early pregnancy could bolster foetal growth in later stages and improve neonatal biometrics, according to a US study.
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.
Adults who had only been asleep for less than five hours had persistently lower levels of omega-3 fatty acids EPA and DHA compared to those who had a normal sleep between seven and nine hours, a study has found
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...
A meta-analysis of 41 studies has found that a high intake of the omega-3 fatty acid alpha linolenic acid (ALA) is associated with a lower risk of death from all causes, and specifically from diseases of the heart and blood vessels.
William Harris, PhD, has been researching fatty acids for over 40 years. To date, he has published more than 300 papers on these nutrients. And recently, he has been ranked in the top 2% of scientists worldwide.
Researchers have pinpointed specific genes which they say dictate whether fish oil supplements will benefit or hinder a person's heart health, helping explain why studies have reported such mixed results in the past.
People at a heightened risk of developing Alzheimer's may require a higher dose of Omega-3 than originally realised as the levels in the blood and the brain vary significantly, according to a new pilot study from the Keck School of Medicine of USC,...
Calanus Oil contributes to the prevention of obesity-induced low-grade inflammation and associated metabolic disturbances by acting as potent stimulators of the GPR120 receptor, which is associated with reduced inflammation, according to a new review.
China's omega-3 market appears to be at a tipping point, with slowly rising consumer awareness being buoyed by both the ingredient's sports nutrition potential and growing opportunities for personalised nutrition.