Grape Seed Extract Keeps Blood Pressure Healthy

Milan, Italy—New research offers further support for why grape seed extract may support heart health. The study involved 119 people with either pre- or mild...

Supplier Briefs: November 2013

Embria Health Sciences of Ankeny, IA, made available a new white paper about its EpiCor ingredient entitled, “Biochemical Markers Observed in EpiCor Studies.” The...

Vitamin E Helps Radiation-Induced Heart Disease

Cancer patients undergoing certain types of radiation treatment are prone to developing radiation-induced heart disease, especially when the heart is in the radiation area....

Survey Says Epicor Benefits Immune Health

Ankeny, IA—Last winter (November 2012–March 2013), Swanson Health Products employees took part in the Swanson Wellness Awareness Program (SWAP) in which 120 people agreed...

Grocery Briefs: November 2013

Providence, RI-based United Natural Foods, Inc. (UNFI) has acquired full equity in Trudeau Foods, a Minnesota-based natural, organic and specialty foods distributor. Trudeau Foods...

With Government Shutdown, Environment Goes Unprotected

As the first U.S. government shutdown since 1995 began on the morning of October 1, 2013, the Environmental Protection Agency (EPA) was forced to...

Polyphenol Intake Associated with Longevity

Barcelona, Spain—A 12-year study has found a 30% reduction in mortality among adults that consume a lot of polyphenols. The study, conducted by researchers...

NewsBriefs: November 2013

In October, NeoCell of Irvine, CA, began a three-month campaign whereby the firm promised to give 25 cents for every unit that shipped from...

High-Protein Snack Linked to Appetite Suppression

Columbia, MO—New research from the University of Missouri (MU) suggests that high-protein snacks suppress appetite for longer periods of time than lower-protein snacks. The study,...

People News: November 2013

Aker BioMarine, with headquarters in Oslo, Norway, expanded its research team with eight new scientists. They are: Finn Myhren, Ph.D., Wenche Rasch, Ph.D., Petter-Arnt...