Researchers investigated the effects of a patented annatto-derived tocotrienol ingredient on key biomarkers of bone health, as previous studies in ovariectomized animal models of postmenopausal women have linked bone benefits to annatto tocotrienols.
The study results suggest a possible link between maternal folic acid supplementation and lower risk of autistic traits in children exposed to antiepileptic drugs in utero.
Research updates on resveratrol.
The NPN enables Fruit d’Or’s Cran Naturelle and Cran d’Or cranberry seed oils to make claims as a source of omega-3 and omega-6 fatty acids, antioxidants, oleic acid, and “maintenance of good health.”
The line is based around the company’s healthy-yeast ingredients, which have been shown in recent studies to help fight the pathogenic yeast Candida albicans, which is a prominent cause of vaginal infections.
According to the company, both studies, not published, were conducted at Rutgers University using peer-reviewed and published methods.
Plus, advancing science to find new ways to measure cranberry’s key actives
The U.S. Preventive Services Task Force recommends women who may become pregnant supplement with folic acid to help prevent fetal neural tube defects.
Fruit d’Or Nutraceuticals and Complete Phytochemical Solutions share new study results that explore the bacteria-disrupting mechanism of action of cranberry proanthocyanidins (PACs).
Ocean Spray’s new Cranberry +Health juice drink is meant to reduce UTIs in hospitals, managed-care facilities, and retirement homes.