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Study: Ginger linked to healthier hearts
Study: Ginger linked to healthier hearts
Daily consumption of ginger may reduce the risk of many chronic conditions, including high blood pressure and coronary heart disease, says a new paper from Chinese researchers. Data published in Nutrition indicated that daily ginger consumption was ass...
Study: Americans spend billions on nonconventional health approaches
Study: Americans spend billions on nonconventional health approaches
Americans spend $30.2 billion out-of-pocket on complementary health approaches annually, a substantial percentage of the $328.8 billion spent in total out-of-pocket health care expenditures, a new study says. The study, released by the National Center ...
FDA still finds 'basic' GMP violations in supplement industry
FDA still finds 'basic' GMP violations in supplement industry
For a number of years, FDA inspectors have continued to observe dietary supplement firms commit the same egregious violations of manufacturing regulations. Unfortunately, fiscal year 2015 was no different. Nearly 19 percent of dietary supplement firms...
Vitamin K deficiency linked with higher risk of cardiovascular disease?
Vitamin K deficiency linked with higher risk of cardiovascular disease?
Researchers have published further evidence supporting a connection between vitamin K deficiency and heart health, with a new study suggesting lower activity of vitamin K-dependent proteins is associated with an increased risk of incident cardiovascul...
Study finds ferric pyrophosphate mix can increase iron bioavailability
Study finds ferric pyrophosphate mix can increase iron bioavailability
Designing a stable product with highly bioavailable iron isn't an easy task, as the nutraceutical world knows. A group of scientists propose mixing ferric pyrophosphate powder with other ions that can influence the protolytic equilibrium to achieve thi...
54 percent of global consumers want products with only natural colors, claims study
54 percent of global consumers want products with only natural colors, claims study
Natural color solutions can provide food and beverage manufacturers with a major edge over their competitors. By removing artificial and additive colors, manufacturers can meet the demands of 54 percent of consumers worldwide who want their food and dr...