Omega-3 fatty acids such as eicosapentaenoic acid (EPA) and docosahexaenoic acid (DHA) are commonly associated with a reduced risk of coronary heart disease (CHD), but new research highlights how the ratio of EPA to DHA matter in influencing different...
Aker BioMarine and the University of Illinois Chicago (UIC) are to team up to look into the modified form of two long-chain omega-3 fatty acids, with a view to improve its delivery to the eyes and brain.
While the cardiovascular benefits of omega-3 fatty acids have been known for decades, there was disagreement about whether fish oil supplements may raise LDL-cholesterol levels. A new analysis provides reassurance about the safety of these products.
The year 2020 will go down in history as a year like no other; the overused adjective “unprecedented” doesn’t even seem to do the situation justice anymore. In a year dominated by COVID-19, it’s impossible to look at any industry segment without examining...
Oil from a genetically modified (GM) camelina crop could offer the same omega-3 associated health benefits as fish oil, providing a sustainable way to increase omega-3 consumption in the general population.
Supplementing statin-treated patients with omega-3, as a adjunct therapy, does not reduce their chances of suffering major adverse cardiovascular events, according to a new study which was terminated early due to the lack of positive results.
Dr William Harris, renowned fatty acid researcher and co-creator of the Omega-3 Index, has founded a new research institute to help build the evidence linking higher omega-3 levels with better health outcomes.
Technology that raises the levels and purity of fish oil in food has been detailed by Australian scientists, who also demonstrate how fish oil can be successfully encapsulated with curcumin and quercetin.
Increased levels of the omega-3 DHA (docosahexaenoic acid) are associated with a lower risk of hospitalizations due to interstitial lung disease (ILD), according to a new population-based cohort study.
A five-ingredient supplement of whey, micellar casein, creatine, vitamin D3, and omega-3, combined with resistance training, significantly improves lean mass, strength, and overall muscle quality in old age, according to a study of men over 70.
Supplementation with an EPA-rich oil from Nannochloropsis microalgae may reduce total and very-low-density lipoprotein cholesterol (VLDL) levels in healthy people, says a new study using Qualitas Health’s AlmegaPL.
As has been reported for other dietary supplement categories, “March was an incredible month” for the omega-3 category, but reports are that those levels have not been maintained through April, said Ellen Schutt, executive director of GOED.
UC San Diego researchers, known for their algae-based flip-flops and surfboards creations, have discovered a way to take the waste products from omega-3 supplement production and convert them into a material used in foam products such as trainer soles,...
Almost 95% of NCAA Division I athletes fail to achieve the recommendation to consume 500 mg DHA+EPA per day, says a new study that highlights the opportunities to boost omega-3 intakes among this population for heart and brain health.
Supplements containing vitamins C and D and other micronutrients, are an effective and low-cost means of helping your immune system fight off COVID-19 and should be added to government advice in order to tackle coronavirus, according to a new article...
China-based global omega algal oils producer Novosana has teamed up with Dutch plant-based health ingredients producer Lus Health Ingredients (LUS) to develop and distribute sustainable omega-3 products across Europe.
Habitual fish oil supplementation may be linked to a lower risk of all-cause and cardiovascular (CVD) disease-related deaths, say researchers, who also point to a lower risk of CVD incidences as a result.
Building trust and transparency is a key challenge for the omega-3 industry today but what are the best strategies for building these core values in the industry? In a webinar hosted by NutraIngredients, four experts in the field came together to answer...