Manufacturer of Efamol and Wassen products, Wassen International, has rebranded its range and introduced new products, bringing its total portfolio to 11.
Wiley’s Finest has created what it says is the first high concentration DHA omega-3 liquid from wild Alaskan pollock fish oil, Summit DHA.
New from Vegan Vitality comes Omega 3 Algae Oil, designed to offer a healthier and more environmentally friendly alternative to fish oil.
A new study published by the influential Cochrane Library concludes that there is ‘little or no effect’ of omega-3 supplements on the risk of experiencing heart disease, stroke or death.
Wiley’s Finest has introduced a new product, Vitamin K2, which also includes concentrated EPA and DHA omega-3 as well as MenaQ7 Vitamin K2.
Wiley’s Finest UK has launched Beginner’s DHA, an omega-3 supplement specifically formulated for children.
A study published in JAMA Internal Medicine has found that marine and plant-based omega-3 fatty acids are associated with a lower risk of fatal coronary heart disease (CHD).
A global survey of the levels omega-3 polyunsaturated fatty acids in the blood stream of healthy adults reveals worryingly low levels in most regions.
A report commissioned by Food Supplements Europe has found that the EU could save billions on cardiovascular disease (CVD) healthcare if omega-3 supplements were taken daily by the over-55s. The aim of the Healthcare Cost Savings of Omega 3 Food Supplements in the European Union report was to determine if cost savings could be realised, […]
British pet food brand Lily’s Kitchen has developed a Senior Recipe range to specifically support older dogs throughout their golden years. Aiming to provide independent stores with a unique offering for customers with older canine pals, the offer comprises two meals: the dry meal is made from freshly prepared sustainable salmon and trout and butcher-quality […]
The International Fishmeal and Fish Oil Organization (IFFO) has warned that the levels of fish oil in fish feed are falling and that this is therefore leading to a lower omega-3 content in farmed salmon. As salmon farming increases, more and more feed is required, explains the IFFO, but levels of available fish oil remain […]
A review by Brian Peskin entitled Why Fish Oil Fails: A Comprehensive 21st Century Lipids-Based Physiologic Analysis has been retracted by the Journal of Lipids after a reader flagged up concerns about the author’s credibility. Peskin, who has no medical qualifications, wrote: “The promise of fish oil and its so-called active ingredients EPA/DHA fails time […]
A news study showing that conversion of the plant-based omega-3 ALA to the long-chain EPA and DHA may be increased in vegans and vegetarians who do not eat fish, could lead to fresh thinking about the value of different sources of omega-3s. (more…)
OTB welcomes new general manager
July 7, 2020 Rosie Greenaway
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.
Naturalife Bridport celebrates 20 years
Hannah Bourne, assistant manager at Naturalife Bridport, reflects on the store’s history as it marks a significant anniversary.
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.
Mineral-rich New Zealand volcanic mud delivers instant illumination for your skin
It may seem counter-intuitive to apply mud to your skin in order to cleanse it, but the skin-enhancing benefits of mineral-rich mud have been harnessed for beauty treatments all over the world for centuries. Antipodes® uses white volcanic mud sourced from central New Zealand’s dramatic central plateau in its new Halo Skin-Brightening Facial Mud Mask […]
As Europe braces itself for a winter flu outbreak, protect yourself with Sambucol and the power of black elderberry.
Experts across Europe have warned the EU to brace itself for a bad flu season this winter. A new vaccine has been produced which is effective in fighting H3N2, the flu strain likely to hit the region this year; however, the vaccine is generally available for free to over 65s, pregnant women, those with an […]
Setting Industry standards for Golden quality CBD Products
Over the past few years Hemp and its CBD-rich extracts have made a stunning entrance to the nutraceutical business. More and more people are now commenting on the wonderful health benefits of supplementing their diet with natural phytocannabinoids and new CBD oil brands pop-up regularly as a result.
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 […]