Wiley’s Finest new Bold Heart has been created to meet consumers’ daily sterol needs with a vegan formula clinically tested to lower cholesterol.
Eating two apples a day has been shown to help keep cholesterol down and fight heart disease risk, according to new research.
Now available to the UK market through Ecobrands Ltd comes geoSilica, a range of award-winning silica supplements from Iceland.
Wiley’s Finest adds Cholesterol Support to its growing line of omega-3 products in the UK. Launching at the end of March, the latest product from the American fish oil supplements company will be showcased at Natural & Organic Products Europe (22-23 April, ExCel London).
When Alaskan fish oil manufacturer Wiley’s Finest first hit British shores some three years ago, it discovered a calibre of consumer unlike anything the brand had encountered in the US. Here, CEO Sam Wiley, tells Rosie Greenaway how he navigated new waters and what sustainability means to the brand.
Whole Earth has introduced a new crunchy peanut butter aimed at consumers who are mindful of cholesterol levels.
A major new report from the National Obesity Forum says that long-standing advice to follow low-fat diets and to lower cholesterol is having “disastrous health consequences”. The report’s authors call for a return to whole foods such as meat, fish and dairy, as well as ‘high-fat, healthy foods including avocados”. But some health experts say […]
Research published this week in the European Journal of Nutrition has found that olive leaf extract can help reduce cardiovascular disease risk factors.
A study published in the British Journal of Nutrition (BJN) has found that consuming cocoa flavanols lowers blood pressure and increases blood vessel function in healthy individuals. The research, by scientists from Germany and the UK provides novel data to indicate that the intake of cocoa flavanols reduces the risk of developing cardiovascular disease (CVD). […]
Experts at Newcastle University are calling for the introduction of guidelines on the amount of whole grains people should eat after it was revealed almost one in five Britons are not eating any at all. The findings, just published in the British Journal of Nutrition, show that over 80% of people don’t eat enough whole grains for them to […]
The results of human trials have found that a new variety of broccoli, Beneforté, can lower low density lipoprotein (LDL) cholesterol in the blood, high levels of which are a risk factor for heart disease. In two independent studies by the Institute of Food Research and the University of Reading, 130 subjects were given 400g […]
The olive leaf supplement drink OVIVO has recently relaunched with a new organic, preservative- and sugar-free formula. The infusion combines organic olive leaf extract with calendula, grape and lemon juice, and is described as having a refreshing herbal tea-style flavour. The olive leaf extract contains high concentrations of the phytochemicals hydroxytyrosol, which is a powerful […]
Perfect Vascular Natural, a clinically tested heart health supplement combining the ‘natural statin’ red yeast rice, plant sterols and CoQ10, is launching in the UK. Positioned as a “pharmaceutical-grade alternative (to statins)” Perfect Vascular Natural All in One has shown in clinical use to lower cholesterol in line with prescription medication but with no reported […]
A new study just released in the American Journal of Clinical Nutrition found that daily consumption of peanuts result in positive health benefits. The study, “A Randomized Trial on the Effects of Flavourings on the Health Benefits of Daily Peanut Consumption,” was conducted at Purdue University and included over 150 men and women who incorporated […]
A new British-made, Soil Association-certified Organic Red Yeast product from Danish natural health specialist DinSundhed is set to hit UK health store shelves in early 2014. DinSundhed’s Kurt Weinreich told Natural Products that the new product fulfills an approved EFSA 13.1 health claim for cholesterol action – namely ‘Daily intake of 10mg monacolin K contributes […]
The COVID-19 masks threatening the lives of whales
July 8, 2020 Rosie Greenaway
Billions of masks and gloves are ending up in the sea during the pandemic, says Ocean Conservancy, warning we’re heading for a surge in ocean pollution.
OTB welcomes new general manager
Last month saw the appointment of Cristina Dimetto as the OTB’s new general manager, who joins ahead of this year’s Organic September campaign.
Urgent wake up call to Government to ‘fix the failings of food’
The Select Committee on Food, Poverty, Health and the Environment has published a report questioning the affordability of the recommended healthy diet.
News in brief
New kids’ food start-up Mia & Ben has launched with four organic fruit and vegetable combinations in pouches created using HPP technology.
Know the drill
June 16, 2020 Dominique Ayling
Discovering everything from ‘naked gum’ to toothpaste tabs, Dominique Ayling cuts her teeth in the natural oral care market.
The art of healthy baking
Rosie Greenaway roots through her store cupboard to learn how the therapeutic benefits of baking can be merged with the nutritional perks of superfoods.
Inflammation: the silent assassin
Chronic inflammation is a factor in myriad chronic health conditions but sometimes symptoms are invisible says Jane Wolfe.
A problem for Brits at the best of times, sleep issues are being exacerbated due to the pandemic, leaving many feeling exhausted, reports Jane Wolfe.
Leading the discussion around sustainability in retail
The Sustainability in Retail Forum is the new conference designed to help senior executives within leading retailers from across the Nordic region meet the ever-evolving challenges around sustainability. Taking place 13 November 2019, at MalmöMässan, Sweden, the event is co-located with the award-winning trade exhibitions Nordic Organic Food Fair and Eco Life Scandinavia. Facing the […]
Tooth powder as a powerful ally for your dental health
My Oradent tooth powder is neither a drug nor a medicine. Suitable for all consumers and also for vegans and vegetarians. Why in powder form? Studies have shown that tooth powder can be more effective at removing plaque than toothpaste. Plus, My Oradent does not contain fluoride, is non-toxic and is also safe for children. […]
Garden of Life®
Your body was created to eat, process, and derive its nutrition from food—real, healthy food. Garden of life® are fanatical about food. The core ethos is that they always start with real foods and these (foods) provide the formulas, the power to be at their best. Completely free of any synthetically created, chemical breakthroughs from […]
How to become the next influential natural beauty brand
The world doesn’t need another natural beauty brand. It’s a market that is set to be worth up to $54 billion by 2027. It’s saturated like every other industry in the world. What it does need however, is a brand that is passionate, value driven and has clarity around how they want to shake things […]