FDA Approves Qualified Health Claim for Resistant Starch, Type 2 Diabetes
Foods and beverages, including bakery, nutrition bar, and cereal and pasta products, can now use the claim.
Purslane Extract May Improve Glucose Uptake
Frutarom Health’s Portusana was found to induce translocation of glucose transporter protein type 4, which may help decrease elevated blood glucose levels in diabetes patients.
Acacia Gum Granted EU Health Claim for Glycemic Reduction
Non-digestible carbohydrates like Nexira’s Fibregum acacia gum have been granted a new health claim from EFSA that says they induce a lower blood-glucose rise than sugars.
Pomegranate Extract May Improve Cardio-Metabolic Health Markers
New study results suggest Verdure Sciences’ Pomella pomegranate extract may improve cardiovascular-health markers in patients with myocardial infarction.
5 Lesser Known Botanical Ingredients Poised for Supplement Market Growth
Though these lesser-known botanicals haven’t achieved widespread global use yet, their moment could be just around the corner.
Is Zinc’s Day Finally Here?
Superstar minerals often overshadow zinc, but here’s why you shouldn’t underestimate this crucial nutrient.
Chicory Root Fiber Improves Insulin Response in Prediabetes, Study Suggests
Beneo’s Orafti Synergy1 oligofructose-enriched inulin was found to lower energy intake and enhance weight loss in subjects with prediabetes.
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