The UK education and research charity Food for the Brain Foundation has launched omega-3 blood tests and has hosted an educational seminar with the aim to raise awareness of nutritionally linked neurological health issues.
A review has explored how the differences between men and women might heavily influence the impact of nutrition on heart health, asserting that ignorance of such discrepancies may explain why some promising interventions appear to fail in later stage...
Krill oil makes up approximately 15% of the omega-3 supplement market and is well posiutioned to weather storm around the Peruvian anchovy supply as "one of the most plentiful biomasses in the world" according to Norwegian fishing and biotech...
A newly published 'Horizon scan' report from GOED (The Global Organization for EPA and DHA Omega-3s) outlines the plethora of environmental, political and social pressures causing industry to innovate to ensure a sustainable future.
GOED (the Global Organization for EPA and DHA Omega-3s) has created two reports outlining the benefits of omega-3s to skin health conditions utilising its database of more than 40,000 published papers.
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...
Geoff Palmer, CEO and Founder of Clean Machine, is a professional bodybuilder and credits his health to his vegan lifestyle – something he’s done since the mid 1980s. With three decades of experience in the natural foods and supplements industry under...
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.”
The majority of female athletes do not meet the current dietary guidelines for omega-3 fatty acid intake, due to taste issues with fish and likely scepticism over supplement quality, new research concludes.
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.
A new study reveals lower DHA and vitamin B12 content in the milk of vegetarian and vegan mothers, leading researchers to call for raised awareness and supplementation, especially in the case of DHA where this is not common procedure.
A new review collating the highest level of research on n-3 polyunsaturated fatty acids and chronic disease prevention establishes significant inconsistencies in the literature, resulting from an expectation of a “drug” like effect by the researchers...
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.
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).
The Global Organization for EPA and DHA Omega-3s (GOED) has published the 2022 edition of its annual market report revealing steady growth in supplements with heightened demand for high concentrate products and algal oils.
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...
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.
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.
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.
Trends in Japan’s Foods with Function Claims (FFC), the demand for vegan-friendly omega-3 based on insights from Thai Union, and an upcoming business summit in Singapore for the health and nutrition industry are featured in this round-up.