A ‘milestone’ study has been published supporting the link between flavanol consumption and cardiovascular health. FoodNavigator speaks to Mars Edge’s science and nutrition director Catherine Kwik-Uribe about the implications of this ‘landmark moment’...
A meta-analysis of 41 studies has found that a high intake of the omega-3 fatty acid alpha linolenic acid (ALA) is associated with a lower risk of death from all causes, and specifically from diseases of the heart and blood vessels.
Fresh research has come out comparing the heart benefits associated with low-fat and ‘plant-centred’ diets. The results are in – plant-centred diets could be more effective at lowering heart disease risk.
Long-term consumption of lingonberry juice lowers high blood pressure and improves the function of blood vessels, according to an experimental study that adds to the evidence supporting the health benefits of the Scandinavian berry.
The science is clear: a vegetarian diet is better for heart health, a study says - but does that include processed meat analogues? "While not as healthful as whole plants, they are useful transition foods," says one researcher.
The awards celebrate the best innovations and companies in the ingredients community, with prizes were run over five categories, heart health, digestive health, sports performance, weight management, and nutrition for the young and old.