As a longstanding member of the Global Organization for EPA and DHA Omega-3s (GOED), Nutrasource has been partnering with the omega-3 industry since 2002 to help companies commercialize their innovations with strong supporting science.
Fish oil supplements remain popular sources of EPA and DHA omega-3 fatty acids. Some studies have suggested that commercially available fish oil supplements are excessively oxidized, impacting oil quality and safety.
To investigate this issue, Nutrasource's scientific team paired with the Global Organization for EPA and DHA Omega-3s (GOED) and DSM to commission the largest study ever to evaluate oxidation parameters in a large database of fish oil omega-3 dietary supplements, and to compare the data with other common commercially available dietary oils.
In the latest post of our Physician's Insights blog series, Dr. Carolina Bonilla, MD/PhD, discusses new approaches to omega-3 clinical research to help avoid conflicting results .
For more than 30 years, the value of omega-3 polyunsaturated fatty acids (PUFAs) in human health has been discussed in the medical literature. Numerous research studies have been conducted since then demonstrating the beneficial properties of omega-3s in preventing diseases, especially cardiovascular disease.
It's hard to believe Engredea/Natural Products Expo West has already come and gone. The show was a hit again this year (no surprises there!) as brands from around the world showed off their newest, most innovative foods and health products.
Omega-3s are one of the most studied and widely available natural products. Why aren't there more prescription omega-3s on the market?
Omega-3 fatty acids are a hot topic in the consumer health products space, and the omega-3 market is becoming increasingly competitive. Companies must find new, innovative ways to market omega-3 fatty acid products in a saturated marketplace.
GOED Exchange is the top conference for the omega-3 industry and we are proud to be sponsoring this key event for the second time. The event will take place from February 4-6, 2014 at the Grand America Hotel in Salt Lake City, Utah.
The omega-3 fatty acids eicosapentaenoic acid (EPA) and docosahexaenoic acid (DHA) have been shown to have important physiological effects that may reduce the risk of cardiovascular disease.
Nutrasource Diagnostics Inc. (NDI) was commissioned by Nordic Naturals, an industry leader in omega-3 oils, to develop a new test for flavored fish oils. The test, called the True Anisidine Value (TAV) will resolve past issues around false rancidity readings.