Antioxidants/carotenoids

Be still my beating heart: Chocolate’s 'anti-fluttering' qualities highlighted

The study commented that modern manufacturing of chocolate may result in losses of more than 80% of the original flavonoids from the cocoa beans. "Therefore, it may be advantageous to find ways to consume cocoa in forms other than chocolate bars," the study added. ©iStock/

The link between moderate chocolate intake and lower risk of irregular heartbeat may be due to chocolate’s flavanol content, say researchers.

Previous studies have shown seaweed to have antioxidant, antimicrobial, and anti-inflammatory properties. ©iStock/Torsakarin

Seaweed swell: European interest turns tide in superfood’s favour?

The pilot study backed Indena's curcumin Meriva supplement for improving bone density. (Image: Meriva / Indena)

Curcumin may play role in maintaining bone density: Pilot study

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Belgium drafts supplement guidance for four nutrients … but is it right?

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NAXA head launches five new single-ingredient trade associations

Thumbs down: EFSA panel rejects claims for joint functioning and sperm DNA damage

Thumbs down: EFSA panel rejects claims for joint functioning and sperm DNA damage

Grape powder helped protect against cognitive damage. ©iStock

Antioxidant-rich grape powder protects brain from damage caused by high fat and high sugar diets: Study

Open letter demands EU-wide nutrient profiles for nutrition and health claims

Open letter demands EU-wide nutrient profiles for nutrition and health claims

Phytosterols could save Europe €26 billion in heart disease healthcare costs

Phytosterols could save Europe €26 billion in heart disease healthcare costs

Among the wide variety of vegetables that expereince nutrient content change during the ripening processes, tomatoes and peppers are the most popular examples. ©iStock

Device adds portability in finding peak nutrient content of ripening veg

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