DHA beats EPA for stroke-induced brain damage: Mice study

DHA can be synthesised from alpha-linolenic acid or obtained directly from breast milk, fish oil or via supplements. ©iStock

Omega-3s can reduce brain damage that occurs as a result of a stroke, a Columbia University study has found.

Founded just over a year ago, Purella Food has big plans to bring this little green algae to the Polish masses.

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Cacao extract may improve atopic dermatitis-like symptoms, rodent study

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MD: 'What we don’t have is men squeezing their biceps on the front of our products.'

UK supplements firm eyes high street after capital injection

Glanbia Performance Nutrition EBITA was up 35% in the first half of 2016 when compared to the same period in 2015.

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Herbalife gets green light to expand China operations

Herbalife gets green light to expand China operations

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Arla is challenging consumers in the UK to do more with breakfast as part of its Choose Goodness campaign.

Arla Foods urges UK consumers to create new protein-rich breakfasts

Fi India got underway with a pre-connect congress in Delhi over the weekend.

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BDA: '[The guidance] will enable us to exercise our duty of care to protect athletes, coaches and practitioners as well as promote clean sport.' ©iStock

British dieticians issue safe sports supplement guide

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Astaxanthin production has been a success story in the algae sector.

Expert says algae's promise still huge despite disappointments in ingredient development

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Sabinsa sues former employee for data theft

'We’ve learned from companies larger than Lycored that have failed that it’s too much bureaucracy and very little product innovation. So strategically at this point we have decided not to go for a claim.' ©iStock/sultancicekgil

Lycored plots Cardiomato EU launches with 'education', not claims approach

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Consumers for Health Choice (CHC) will be lobbying for a post-Brexit repeal of elements of EU legislation that 'restrict consumer choice in the UK'. ©iStock/Kwangmoozaa

Could Brexit give a boost to the UK’s supplements industry?

'A vegan diet is not recommended by the DGE during pregnancy or lactation, or for children or adolescents of any age.' ©iStock/id-art

Vegans should take vitamin B12 supplements ‘permanently’: German Nutrition Society

The UK medicines regulator is upping the ante against illegal weight loss products Image: MHRA

UK launches campaign against fake weight loss pills

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'This should be cheaper [than other fibre sources] because it is a very abundant by-product,' says researcher. ©iStock/TracyHebden

Leftover coffee grounds: Unlocking 6m tonnes of unused antioxidant dietary fibre

The research team highlighted a lack of sunlight in the UK during the first three months of the year as the most plausible explanation for their findings. ©iStock/FtLaudGirl

Low vitamin D during pregnancy linked with learning disabilities: Study

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New product idea? Study used chia and flaxseeds to encapsulate probiotics

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Supplement shaming wins first Olympic gold medal

During the 5.5 year study period, 8.7% subjects discontinued, 5.1% initiated and 1.7% continued food supplement use. ©iStock

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