Vitamin K Protein Inactivity Linked to Arterial Stiffness
Two recent studies suggest that the inactive MGP, a vitamin K–dependent protein, is associated with cardiovascular stiffness in patients with diabetes or chronic kidney disease.
Quatrefolic Folate May Help Lower Homocysteine Serum Levels
Results of a new study suggest Gnosis’s Quatrefolic, combined with B vitamins, may reduce homocysteine serum levels in subjects with hypertensive risk.
Applied Food Sciences Launches Organic Ginger, Vitamin C Extracts
The new PurGinger organic ginger extract and Pur-C organic vitamin C extract are uniquely suited for beverage applications, AFS says.
2016 Vitamin Science Update
New studies on arthritis, multiple sclerosis, heart disease, and hearing
Synthetic Vitamin K2 MK-7 Bioequivalent to Fermentation-Derived MK-7, Study Suggests
Kappa Bioscience announces new study results suggesting its synthetic-derived K2Vital is bioequivalent to fermentation-derived vitamin K2 MK-7.
Vitamin K2 Intake May Be Associated with Reduced Risk of Coronary Heart Disease
A long-term, prospective cohort study finds higher intake of vitamin K2—but not vitamin K1—is “borderline significantly associated” with lower mortality from coronary heart disease.
Energy Is Number-Two Priority Among Supplement Users, 2016 CRN Survey Suggests
CRN’s annual supplement usage survey found that 71% of U.S. adults reported taking dietary supplements in 2016, an increase from past years that suggests more than 170 million Americans use supplements.
4 Ways Brexit Could Affect the Supplement Industry
From maximum vitamin and mineral levels to the future of EFSA, speakers at the recent “Brexit Impact” webinar hosted by AHPA and CRN explain what companies should watch out for.
7 Vegan Dietary Supplement Ingredient Trends
More ingredient suppliers now offer vegan-friendly dietary supplement ingredients.
Minerals Research Update: Metabolic Health, Fertility, and Heart Health
Recent research investigates the role of minerals in metabolic health, fertility, and heart health.
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