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Early intervention of “mini-stroke” halves stroke risk

Early intervention of “mini-stroke” halves stroke risk

Early intervention of “mini-stroke” halves stroke risk

A new cohort study published in The New England Journal of Medicine, shows that rapid treatment of TIA (transient ischemic attack, often labeled as “mini-stroke”) reduces the risk of recurrent stroke and cardiovascular events by a staggering 50% when compared to historical cohorts. In this 5-year clinical follow-up study covering 21 countries, 4789 patients from…

3 Novel solutions identified to reduce saturated fats in baked goods

3 Novel solutions identified to reduce saturated fats in baked goods

3 Novel solutions identified to reduce saturated fats in baked goods

Using starches, vegetable waxes, and emulsions, Cargill scientists have created fat systems that lower saturated fats by as much as 40 percent in shortenings, without compromising finished product attributes. Cargill researchers presented the three novel approaches to reducing saturated fat in bakery applications this week during the American Oil Chemists’ Society annual meeting. “This research…

Process contaminants in vegetable oils and foods

Process contaminants in vegetable oils and foods

Process contaminants in vegetable oils and foods

Glycerol-based process contaminants found in palm oil, but also in other vegetable oils, margarine, and some processed foods, raise potential health concerns for average consumers of these foods in all young age groups, and for high consumers in all age groups. EFSA assessed the risks for the public health of the substances: glycidyl fatty acid…

Positive effects to calorie restriction in nonobese adults

Positive effects to calorie restriction in nonobese adults

Positive effects to calorie restriction in nonobese adults

A 25 percent calorie restriction over two years by adults who were not obese was linked to a better health-related quality of life, according to the results of a randomized clinical trial published online in JAMA Internal Medicine. Calorie restriction can increase longevity in many species, but concerns remain about potential negative effects of calorie restriction…

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Early intervention of “mini-stroke” halves stroke risk

Early intervention of “mini-stroke” halves stroke risk

A new cohort study published in The New England Journal of Medicine, shows that rapid treatment of TIA (transient ischemic attack, often labeled as “mini…

3 Novel solutions identified to reduce saturated fats in baked goods

3 Novel solutions identified to reduce saturated fats in baked goods

Using starches, vegetable waxes, and emulsions, Cargill scientists have created fat systems that lower saturated fats by as much as 40 percent in shortenings, without…

Positive effects to calorie restriction in nonobese adults

Positive effects to calorie restriction in nonobese adults

A 25 percent calorie restriction over two years by adults who were not obese was linked to a better health-related quality of life, according…

Black raspberry improves cardiovascular risk in metabolic syndrome

Black raspberry improves cardiovascular risk in metabolic syndrome

A new study shows that black raspberry extract can significantly lower a key measure of arterial stiffness-an indicator of cardiovascular disease. Black raspberry intake…

Reducing waste while improving snack nutrition

Reducing waste while improving snack nutrition

Your favorite puffed snack food may soon contain more fiber and nutrition, thanks to research from Washington State University food scientists. Girish Ganjyal and some…

Compound reverses symptoms of neurodegenerative diseases

Compound reverses symptoms of neurodegenerative diseases

Alzheimer and Parkinson’s disease are the two most common neurodegenerative disorders worldwide and cause untold suffering to millions of patients and their families…

Ingredients, Latest Ingredients, Supplements

3 New powerful herb extracts

3 New powerful herb extracts

Quality Herb is proud to announce the newest members of their herb extract inventory: kudzu root extract, icariin, and bilberry extract. These new herb extracts…

Powdered sweeteners in reduced particle sizes

Powdered sweeteners in reduced particle sizes

Food scientists know that working with high-intensity, all-natural sweeteners can be a tricky proposition. Getting the right sweetness, flavor profile, texture and functionality…

Squeeze mediterranean health to your drink

Squeeze mediterranean health to your drink

Frutarom Health BU., announces NutraT, the next-generation instant drink powder with all the health benefits of a Mediterranean diet. The all-natural antioxidants line…

Reducing salt with milk salt

Reducing salt with milk salt

The food industry has long been expected to provide solutions to reducing salt. With the new milk salt innovation from Valio, Valio ValSa®, the salt…

Cranberry fruit, a therapeutic ingredient

Cranberry fruit, a therapeutic ingredient

In 2002, the American Herbal Pharmacopoeia (AHP), a California-based non-profit research organization, released its Standards of Analysis, Quality Control and Therapeutic Compendium for…

Water-soluble 5-LOXIN

Water-soluble 5-LOXIN

PLT Health Solutions, Inc. announced the introduction of a water-soluble version of the company’s best-selling 5-LOXIN® for joint health support…

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Process contaminants in vegetable oils and foods

Glycerol-based process contaminants found in palm oil, but also in other vegetable oils, margarine, and some processed foods, raise potential health concerns for average consumers of these foods in all young age groups, and for high consumers in all…

New Product Introductions

Ecopouch best international product

Ecopouch best international product

During the Alimentaria, the largest and most important international food and beverage exhibition in southern Europe, the Ecopouch® from Scelta Mushrooms has been awarded the prize for best international product…

Customized Granola

Customized Granola

It’s time to break out of your breakfast and snack rut and head out on a culinary adventure with Bear Naked Custom Made Granola, powered by IBM Chef…

Liquid vitamin dispenser

Liquid vitamin dispenser

Tespo, a health and wellness technology company, is proud to announce the launch of its first-of-its-kind, single-serve liquid vitamin dispenser. With Tespo comes an innovative system…

Desserts to satisfy cravings without compromise

Desserts to satisfy cravings without compromise

ARCTIC ZERO®, the pioneer of Fit Frozen Desserts, has announced seven new flavor additions to its line of creamy, tantalizing treats, including Brownie Blast, Snickerdoodle Dandy, and Banana Pudding Chunky…

Whey protein isolate infused water

Whey protein isolate infused water

Optimum Nutrition (ON), maker of Gold Standard 100% Whey™ protein, announced the launch of Optimum Nutrition Protein Water. The latest innovation from the world leader in sports nutrition is a…

Naturally derived, focused energy product

Naturally derived, focused energy product

Procera Health, a leader in formulating brain health products that support cognitive function for adults in all stages of life, announces the launch of Procera XTF1, a naturally derived, fast…

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