Cholesterol

Millennial parents with children and are thinking about their health in a preventative way, different from older people who wait until they’re sick to seek medical care.

New functional teas powered by liposomal technology

By Beth Newhart

Bio-Up, a new line of functional beverages positioned for cholesterol and cardio health, is drawing on liposome technology from the pharmaceutical industry to improve uptake of active ingredients.

“This expansion to the world's most populated country supports Raisio’s aim to open up new markets for Benecol products together with its licensing partners...

Benecol enters China

By Shane STARLING

Finnish food-agriculture giant Raisio has launched its cholesterol-lowering, plant stanol-based Benecol brand in China in a powder form via mostly medical channels in its big coastal cities.

EFSA rejects caffeine (alertness) and sterol (cholesterol) claims

EFSA health claim opinions

EFSA rejects caffeine (alertness) and sterol (cholesterol) claims

By Shane STARLING

Less than 75mg of caffeine per serving does not increase alertness, and the cholesterol-lowering ability of plant sterols cannot be communicated in food supplements, the European Food Safety Authority (EFSA) has found in two new opinions.

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