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review by Brian Peskin entitled Why Fish Oil Fails: A Comprehensive 21st Century Lipids-Based Physiologic Analysis has been retracted by the Journal of Lipids after a reader flagged up concerns about the author’s credibility.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…)
Juiceburst rebrands, reformulates, extends range
January 16, 2018 Jane Wolfe
Soft drinks brand Juiceburst has reformulated and rebranded across its entire portfolio, as well as creating two new additions to its core range.
OTB receives £1.73m in funding
The Organic Trade Board (OTB) is to receive a loan from Triodos Bank, Europe’s leading sustainable bank, to help grow organic sales in the UK in 2018 and beyond.
Forest Whole Foods named Best New Business
Online organic retailer Forest Whole Foods has been awarded Best New Business in the New Forest Business Partnership’s Brilliance in Business Awards.
Gove charms audience at the Oxford Real Farming Conference
Michael Gove became the first Defra minister to address the rebel Real Farming Conference in Oxford, usually a prerogative of the established Oxford Farming Conference.
November 21, 2017 Jane Wolfe
With mounting research emphasizing the crucial part the microbiome plays in preventing and fighting disease, Jane Wolfe takes a look at the best ways to optimize gut health (more…)
Food of the gods
Regularly consuming a little of what you love could have long-term health benefits – even where chocolate is concerned, discovers Rosie Greenaway (more…)
A significant rise in job insecurity since the UK’s decision to leave the EU means people are loath to take time off work – and with an increase in colds and flu, this is leading to higher demand for OTC remedies. Jane Wolfe reports (more…)
Let’s do lunch!
Sharna Waid has been taking a look at how natural products retailers and brands are maximizing the crucial two-hour lunchtime selling period (more…)
Natural beauty made in Cyprus
Sharna Waid has been finding out how passionate producers in Cyprus are using the fruits of the land to create natural beautifying cosmetics. According to the ancient myth, Aphrodite – the goddess of love and beauty, pleasure and procreation – was born out of the waves off the coast of Cyprus. Aside from attracting three […]
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 […]