Role of Chlorogenic Acid on regulating Gloucose & Lipids Metabolism

Shengxi Meng, Jianmei Cao, Qin Feng, Jinghua Peng, and Yiyang Hu | 4th January 2017
Role of Chlorogenic Acid on regulating Gloucose & Lipids Metabolism <p>Research support for the role of Chlorogenic Acid; an important component of Green Coffee. "Glicose and lipid metabolic disorders are cosely related with the occurrence and progression of diabetes, obesity, hepatic steatosis, caridovascular disease, and Cancer... Therapies with novel mechanismsof action to combat glucose and lipid metabolic disorders would therefore have siginificant medical and economic impacts."</p> <p>This paper outlines the reserach findings on the beneficial effects of Chlorogenic acid.</p more..

Is the FDAs move to define 'natural' a challenge to the natural products industry?

Rick Polito | 13th November 2015
Is the FDAs move to define 'natural' a challenge to the natural products industry? The Food and Drug Administration call for comments on defining “natural” raises the stakes for the natural food industry with a move that could not only define the word but define the future of the movement itself as conventional food companies attempt to pivot into the space.Indeed, the process may very well present the natural food industry with a grow up or go home moment.On Tuesday, the administration announced a request for comments on “the use of the term in labeling of human food products,” highlighting among othe more..

Antioxidant content of many foods undervalued

Shara Rutberg | 28th May 2015
Antioxidant content of many foods undervalued Orange, and other citrus juices, are even healthier than we thought –way healthier, according to new research. Spanish scientists completed a study that suggests the antioxidant content of some citrus juices may be up to ten times greater than previously believed.The study appeared in the journal Food Chemistry and was noted on sciencedaily.com.The scientists discovered a “forgotten” load of healthy antioxidants when they simulated our large intestine’s digestion in the lab with a nifty new process called global antioxid more..

Football players can benefit from curcumin

Indena | 7th April 2015
Football players can benefit from curcumin Indena’s involvement in the growing sports nutrition market is confirmed by the company’s participation in the Football Medicine Strategies for Player Care Conference, to be held at The Queen Elizabeth II Conference Centre on April 11 and 12.For over two decades, this conference has been the meeting point of the international Football Medicine Community, and will gather some 1,600 sports medicine specialists and professionals from 77 different countries around the world.On this occasion, Indena will present a study on Meriva®, i more..

ConsumerLab analyzes bone health supplements

ConsumerLab.com | 29th April 2015
ConsumerLab analyzes bone health supplements Vitamin D and calcium each play a crucial role in bone health and are among the most popular supplement ingredients in the U.S., but recent ConsumerLab.com tests found three out of 25 popular products containing vitamin D and calcium (including some with vitamin K) contained either too much or too little of a key ingredient. Interestingly, the problems were only found in products which contained multiple ingredients. One combination product, for example, contained too much vitamin D—providing 182.7 percent of its listed amount. This is a more..

Osteo Bi-flex launches EASE with UC-II collagen

Osteo Bi-Flex | 21st May 2015
Osteo Bi-flex launches EASE with UC-II collagen Joint health supplement market leader Osteo Bi-Flex® introduced Osteo Bi-Flex® EASE, a daily mini-tab that promotes joint comfort through a breakthrough collagen-based formula. One Osteo Bi-Flex EASE mini-tab a day supplies vitamin D3, Joint Shield™, an herbal ingredient that helps with occasional joint flare-ups, and a natural source of collagen, UC-II from InterHealth Nutraceuticals, that has been shown to improve joint comfort."Osteo Bi-Flex EASE mini-tabs are 80 percent smaller than standard joint health supplements and are fr more..

Food trend alert: Sprouted grains

Rachel Cernansky | 7th December 2015
Food trend alert: Sprouted grains For years now, sprouted foods have been a winning trend for anyone who likes to bet on slow but steady growth. But the trend has picked up the pace a bit in the last few months, with sign after sign that it's going to continue upward.Longtime sprouted bread company Food For Life will launch sprouted waffles in February. Costco just started carrying Angelic Bakehouse's sprouted seven-grain bread in more than a dozen locations, with plans to add more soon. And about a month ago, Massachusetts-based Bay State Milling Co. announced an expansion of more..

Popcorn: The golden child of the snack aisle that's likely to keep popping

Lisa Polito | 2nd September 2015
Popcorn: The golden child of the snack aisle that's likely to keep popping The snack aisle is assembling into a veritable popcorn maze, with new brands joining the ranks and established brands expanding with new flavors. This is particularly the case in the natural market, where SPINS data indicates overall sales of popcorn products increased 25 percent in 2015, even as kettle corn and microwave popcorn slipped about 6 percent and 12 percent, respectively. Not surprisingly, from the proliferation of prepared bags of popcorn, ready-to-eat popcorn sales increased 59 percent over 2014.Even outside of the natural market, more..

Vitamin D may help fight inflammation, disease

Shara Rutberg | 18th December 2015
Vitamin D may help fight inflammation, disease Vitamin D may be part of a powerful strategy to reduce chronic inflammation and the related risk of many diseases, including cancer, according to new research from the Fred Hutchinson Cancer Research Center. The study suggested that the vitamin, combined with weight loss, has a greater effect on reducing chronic inflammation that just dropping the pounds without adding the D. The study was published online ahead of print by Cancer Prevention Research and noted on Medicalxpress.com."We know from our previous studies that by losing weight, people more..

What is a food tribe and what is its role in the food revolution?

Eric Pierce | 16th December 2015
What is a food tribe and what is its role in the food revolution? Food tribes are the engaged, passionate, self-aware consumers who are confident enough to challenge convention in pursuit of better options for themselves and for others. Picture for a moment any of the following food tribes: vegan, paleo, freegan, urban homesteader or biohacker. Maybe a stereotype comes to mind, or maybe an appreciation based upon a good understanding the values and beliefs of someone you know. Regardless of what picture came up, I hope to share an idea that may help shift the way you think of food tribes. Food tribes are ofte more..

Sugar: Its not so sweet

Nutrition Business Journal | 1st December 2015
Sugar: Its not so sweet Director of the Practitioners Alliance Network, Jacob Teitelbaum, MD, is the author of several books including "From Fatigued to Fantastic" and "Pain Free 1-2-3." His most recent book, "The Complete Guide to Beating Sugar Addiction," was published in May. Teitelbaum is a frequent guest expert on Good Morning America, The Dr. Oz Show, Oprah and Friends radio show, CNN and Fox News Health. He joined us for a few minutes to explore the nation’s latest food villain. NBJ: Sugar seems like a perennial issue, why write a book now? Teitelbaum: R more..

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