The ingredient is made using a patented fungal fermentation process.
ChromaDex ceases new pterostilbene orders based on research demonstrating increase in LDL cholesterol
ChromaDex has stopped taking new orders of pterostilbene, a popular antioxidant, effective July 31 because of research that indicates the ingredient increases low-density lipoprotein (LDL) cholesterol.
Not only do 75% of Americans take supplements, but 87% of U.S. adults have overall confidence in the safety, quality, and effectiveness of dietary supplement products, the survey found.
It is well known that EPA and DHA support cardiovascular and metabolic health through several mechanisms.
An in vitro study conducted by Sabinsa Corp. provides evidence that the probiotic strain Bacillus coagulans MTCC 5856 (brand name LactoSpore) may help manage cholesterol levels.
Pine bark extract may reduce the incidence of post-thrombotic syndrome following deep vein thrombosis, and recurrent deep vein thrombosis, according to a recently published study.
Prebiotic benefits extend to metabolic health, heart health, and more.
The review found that the combination of omega-3s and statins for heart health can sometimes be complementary, but can also be antagonistic. The authors note that further intervention studies are needed to explore the interaction.
The need is growing to support senior health with products targeting healthy aging.
Bill Harris, PhD, omega-3 researcher and founder of OmegaQuant, says a recent Cochrane report is biased because it ignores a large body of evidence showing favorable effects of EPA and DHA on cardiovascular risk.