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  • Study Suggests Resveratrol’s Mechanism of Action

    March 1, 2012
    Research indicates more complicated effects; could pave path for future investigations.

  • Vitamin E: Prostate cancer

    March 1, 2012
    Nutraceutical: Vitamin E Indication: Prostate cancer Source: JAMA, October 12, 2011;306(14): 1549-56. Research: The initial report of the Selenium and Vitamin E Cancer Prevention Trial (SELECT) found no reduction in risk of prostate cancer with ei…

  • Polyunsaturated fatty acids (PUFAs): Depression

    March 1, 2012
    Nutraceutical: Polyunsaturated fatty acids (PUFAs) Indication: Depression Source: J Affect Disord, 2011 Nov 21. [Epub ahead of print] Research: Depression in late life often follows a chronic course with residual depressive and anxiety symptoms. L…

  • Probiotics: Dental health (children)

    March 1, 2012
    Nutraceutical: Probiotics Indication: Dental health (children) Source: Eur Arch Paediatr Dent, August 2011;12(4):211-5. Research: The objective of this study was to evaluate the effect of probiotics on salivary mutans streptococci counts of childr…

  • Polyphenols: Atherosclerosis

    March 1, 2012
    Nutraceutical: Polyphenols Indication: Atherosclerosis Source: Clin Nutr, August 2011;30(4):490-493. Research: In this study, researchers assessed the effect of olive oil polyphenols in reducing the risk of developing atherosclerosis. This randomi…

  • Omega 3s: Heart disease in young women

    March 1, 2012
    Nutraceutical: Omega 3s Indication: Heart disease in young women Source: Hypertension, January 2012;59(1): 36-43. Research: Researchers used a Danish nationwide population based pregnancy cohort to examine whether or not eating more fish might red…

  • Omega 3s: Severe arrhythmia-related events

    March 1, 2012
    Nutraceutical: Omega 3s Indication: Severe arrhythmia-related events Source: Diabetes Care, December 2011; 34:2515-2520 Research: Subjects in the study, a secondary analysis of the Alpha Omega Trial, consumed margarine supplemented with daily-reco…

  • Magnesium: Stroke

    March 1, 2012
    Nutraceutical: Magnesium Indication: Stroke Source: Am J Clin Nutr, February 2012;95 (2):362-6. Research: Prospective studies of dietary magnesium intake in relation to risk of stroke have yielded inconsistent results, so researchers conducted a d…

  • Dietary fiber/whole grains: Colon cancer

    March 1, 2012
    Nutraceutical: Dietary fiber/whole grains Indication: Colon cancer Source: BMJ, November 10, 2011;343:d6617. Research: This study investigated the association between intake of dietary fiber and whole grains and risk of colorectal cancer. Research…

  • B vitamins: Depression

    March 1, 2012
    Nutraceutical: B vitamins Indication: Depression Source: Am J Clin Nutr, January 2012;95 (1):194-203. Research: The objective of this study was to determine whether oral folic acid (FA) + vitamin B12 supplementation prevented cognitive decline in…

  • Antioxidants: Stroke

    March 1, 2012
    Nutraceutical: Antioxidants Indication: Stroke Source: Stroke, February 2012;43(2):335-40. Research: More than 31,000 women without heart disease plus almost 5700 women with a history of heart disease participated in a study that analyzed antioxid…

  • The Research Process: Regulatory Impacts on Science

    The Research Process: Regulatory Impacts on Science

    Douglas Kalman, PhD, MS, RD, CCRC, FACN || March 1, 2012
    Proper finished product testing can help avoid FDA or FTC action.

  • State of the Pet Supplement Industry

    State of the Pet Supplement Industry

    L. Phillips Brown DVM, Sr. VP Marketing and Regulatory Affairs Nutri-Vet Animal Health Care Products || March 1, 2012
    Sales have reached record highs, but the industry must address several challenges in order to sustain its health in the future.

  • Soy Trends: Still a ‘Super Food’?

    Soy Trends: Still a ‘Super Food’?

    Joanna Cosgrove, Online Editor || March 1, 2012
    Despite advancements in processing and formulating, the consumer penchant for soy foods and beverages isn’t what it used to be, compelling innovators to find new ways to innovate with the humble bean.

  • Dairy Proteins: Moving Mainstream

    Dairy Proteins: Moving Mainstream

    K.J. Burrington, Dairy Ingredient Applications Coordinator Wisconsin Center for Dairy Research || March 1, 2012
    Value plus versatility equates to various opportunities for food and beverage developers.

  • Antioxidant Directory 2012

    Antioxidant Directory 2012

    Nutraceuticals World Staff || March 1, 2012
    A listing of suppliers offering antioxidant ingredients designed for foods and dietary supplements.

  • 2012 Antioxidant Market: Strong & Sophisticated

    2012 Antioxidant Market: Strong & Sophisticated

    Mark Crawford, Contributing Writer || March 1, 2012
    As sales grow and competition intensifies, consumers are demanding more complex, science-backed products.

  • Fiber May Reduce Periodontal Disease Progression

    February 27, 2012
    Benefits of higher intake of high-fiber foods, especially fruits, on slowing periodontal disease progression are most evident in men aged 65 and older, according to a new study published in the Journal of the American Geriatrics Society.

  • Food Culture: Trends to Watch

    Food Culture: Trends to Watch

    Joanna Cosgrove, Online Editor || February 27, 2012
    The Hartman Group outlines underlying forces behind how consumers will eat, shop and live in 2012.

  • Eating Citrus Fruit May Lower Women's Stroke Risk

    February 23, 2012
    A compound in citrus fruits may reduce your stroke risk, according to research reported in Stroke: Journal of the American Heart Association. This prospective study is one of the first in which researchers examine how consuming flavonoid subclasses…

  • Consumers Targeting Health Concerns with Food

    February 22, 2012
    The market for targeted health and wellness foods and beverages is a dynamic and promising one, driven largely by the growing recognition—among scientists, government, practitioners and consumers—of the instrumental role diet plays in a wide range of health conditions.

  • Cost-Effectiveness of Integrative Medicine

    Cost-Effectiveness of Integrative Medicine

    Alan Richman, Contributing Writer || February 20, 2012
    Fortune 500 companies learn the value of alternative therapies at the Integrative Healthcare Symposium held in New York City recently.

  • Gluten-Free Market Continues Growth

    February 17, 2012
    The market for “free from” foods has grown across the U.S. and Western Europe according to new research from Leatherhead Food Research, a U.K.-based independent research organization that supports clients in the food, drink and related in…

  • B Vitamins, Omega 3s Don’t Benefit Cancer Outcomes in CVD Patients

    February 13, 2012
    Research published in the Archives of Internal Medicine found no beneficial effects of supplementation with relatively low doses of B vitamins and/or omega 3 fatty acids on cancer outcomes in individuals with prior cardiovascular disease.

  • White Paper Covers Ingredient Solutions for Clear-Type Beverages

    February 13, 2012
    National Starch Food Innovation/Corn Products International has published a white paper titled “Novel Ingredient Solutions for Formulating Clear-Type Beverages. Authored by Ricardo Rodriguez, technical service senior chemist, the paper highligh…

  • Cranberry Juice May Prevent Recurrence of UTIs in Children

    February 13, 2012
    New research has revealed that cranberry juice can help reduce recurrences of urinary tract infections (UTIs) in children. The results, published in Clinical Infectious Diseases, show that the cranberry’s well-documented role in preventing recu…

  • Study Illustrates Selenium Form Makes a Difference

    February 13, 2012
    Cypress Systems has announced that additional research has been published indicating that selenium forms vary and that high-selenium yeast such as SelenoExcell from Cypress Systems, is the most effective form. The effect of selenium enrichment on bak…

  • Chocolate Trends

    Chocolate Trends

    Joanna Cosgrove, Online Editor || February 13, 2012
    Cargill webinar covers the top 10 consumer-driven trends set to influence the market this year.

  • An Interview with Gwendolyn Kent

    An Interview with Gwendolyn Kent

    Sheldon Baker || February 10, 2012
    Gwendolyn Kent is currently consulting for, TNC LLC, Nutrition 21 and GLM, licensing global patents through internationally recognized research institutes including Karolinska Institutet, Maastricht and Harvard to develop and market nutraceuticals with clinical documentation for direct-to-consumer ingredients, as well as mass market positioning.

  • Autism and Omega Fatty Acids

    Autism and Omega Fatty Acids

    Joanna Cosgrove, Online Editor || February 9, 2012
    Researchers at the University of Alabama focus on dietary deficiencies as an environmental contributor to the development of autism spectrum disorders.

  • Study to Determine if Fish Oil Can Prevent Psychiatric Disorders

    February 8, 2012
    Researchers at Zucker Hillside Hospital's Recognition and Prevention (RAP) Program who have worked with teenagers at risk for serious mental illness for the past decade are now studying the effectiveness of omega 3 fatty acids (fish oil) for trea…

  • Fruitasia

    February 8, 2012
    Protica Research, Whitehall, PA, has developed Fruitasia, which delivers five servings of fruits and vegetables in a single 3-oz., ready-to-drink shot, according to the company. The all-natural product contains three servings of vegetables, two servi…

  • Milk Thistle

    February 8, 2012
    Cactus Botanics has introduced a line of standardized and customized milk thistle, a botanical with both a rich history of traditional use and modern research demonstrating its value to support the healthy structure and function of the liver. Accordi…

  • CSIR Publishes Hoodia Clinical Studies

    February 8, 2012
    The Council for Scientific and Industrial Research (CSIR) in South Africa has published a synopsis on the clinical studies done on hoodia from 1999 to 2003. CSIR has also acquired the reports to 14 clinical studies in which hoodia has been assessed,…

  • Supplements for Depression & Anxiety

    Supplements for Depression & Anxiety

    Joanna Cosgrove, Online Editor || February 6, 2012
    New research lends credence to the use of two natural supplements for depression and anxiety.

  • Study Uncovers Resveratrol’s Probable Mechanism of Action

    February 3, 2012
    National Institutes of Health researchers and their colleagues have identified how resveratrol, a naturally occurring chemical found in red wine and other plant products, may confer its health benefits.

  • Healthy Snackers Looking for Accessibility and Portability

    February 2, 2012
    According to recent Mintel research, among healthy snackers, 44% said they tend to eat healthfully most of the time and 42% make it a point to snack on foods that are healthy. At the same time, indulgence can be part of a well-rounded lifestyle, as 39% of healthy snackers said they use less-healthy nibbles as an occasional treat.

  • Cocoa’s Health Halo Hitting its Mark

    February 2, 2012
    Cocoa—the antioxidant-rich raw ingredient used to make chocolate—is poised to become a major force in the market for functional and healthier food products, according to Julian Mellentin, director of consultancy for New Nutrition Business.

  • Making a Case for Dairy

    Making a Case for Dairy

    Joanna Cosgrove, Online Editor || February 2, 2012
    Dairy Research Institute calls for milk product industry to present dairy’s total nutrient package as a key point of difference.

  • Omega 3s Linked to Lower Risk of Arrhythmia

    February 1, 2012
    In older adults, higher circulating total long-chain omega 3 fatty acid and DHA levels were associated with lower risk of incident atrial fibrillation (AF), according to recent research published in Circulation.

  • Milk May Benefit Brain Health

    January 30, 2012
    One glass of milk each day may positively impact brain and mental performance, according to a recent study published in the International Dairy Journal.

  • An Interview with Darryl Sullivan

    An Interview with Darryl Sullivan

    Sheldon Baker || January 27, 2012
    Darryl Sullivan is the director of scientific and regulatory affairs for the Nutrition Chemistry and Food Safety Division at Covance Laboratories. Mr. Sullivan acts as the primary liaison with food, nutritional and dietary supplement companies as well as providing expertise on designing comprehensive testing programs to meet scientific and regulatory requirements.

  • Study Supports Xanthigen's Mechanism of Action

    January 25, 2012
    PL Thomas and Polinat have announced that a recent paper elaborating the mechanism of Xanthigen has been published in the Journal of Agricultural and Food Chemistry in January. This research supports the 2010 published peer-review clinical paper desc…

  • ChromaDex Taps Glanbia Nutritionals to Distribute pTeroPure

    January 25, 2012
    ChromaDex Corporation, Irvine, CA, has signed a letter of intent with Glanbia Nutritionals (NA), Inc., Carlsbad, CA, for the distribution of pTeroPure brand pterostilbene. Glanbia Nutritionals will serve as the primary distributor of pTeroPure in Nor…

  • Pycnogenol May Improve Signs of Aging

    January 25, 2012
    Human skin is the body's first line of defense and often mirrors the health, nutritional status and age of a person. Over time, skin shows signs of aging due to the gradual breakdown of collagen and elastin. However, skin can be rebuilt and made…

  • Floral Ingredients Spicing Up Flavor Market

    January 25, 2012
    Rising interest in naturalness and a growing awareness of the potential health benefits of botanical ingredients have combined with the desire for something more unusual to develop the demand for floral ingredients and flavorings.

  • All Signs Point to Growth

    All Signs Point to Growth

    Joanna Cosgrove, Online Editor || January 23, 2012
    Research indicates global demand for nutraceutical ingredients is set to increase steadily.

  • Almond Milk Leads Dairy Alternative Beverage Market

    January 19, 2012
    Total retail sales of soymilk, almond milk, rice milk and other plant milks reached $1.3 billion in 2011, according to “Dairy Alternative Beverages in the U.S.,” a recently released report from market research firm Packaged Facts, Rockville, MD.

  • Nutrition Facts? No Thanks.

    Nutrition Facts? No Thanks.

    Joanna Cosgrove, Online Editor || January 19, 2012
    ADA study asserts most consumers don’t pay much attention to Nutrition Facts labels.

  • Martin Bauer Group Acquires Beverage House Inc.

    January 18, 2012
    Looking to expand its offering in North America, Germany-based Martin Bauer Group has acquire Beverage House Inc., Cartersville, GA. “This acquisition brings together Martin Bauer Group’s Expertise in teas, extracts and botanicals and Bev…