Omega-3 Fatty Acid

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COTT BEVERAGES FOUNDER'S GRANDSON BEHIND BRAND

‘Next Generation’ Omega-3 sports drink set to hydrate America

By Ben BOUCKLEY

The creator of a ‘next generation’ Omega-3 based sports water – developed with Cott Beverages scion Jeff Pencer – claims the drink’s hydration qualities make it unique in North America.

Not so naughty but still nice: Change Cola promises to shake-up the US cola segment

BRAND PROMISE EXCELLENT TASTE AND OMEGA-3 BIOAVAILABITY

Time for a Change...Cola? US firm heralds healthy cola revolution

By Ben BOUCKLEY

Change Cola CEO and founder Jim Phillips predicts that his brand’s healthy Omega-3 fortified cola will shake-up the segment for good in the US following its soft launch in Q4 2013.

Virun secures ‘significant’ equity stakes in beverage brands

Virun secures ‘significant’ equity stakes in beverage brands

By Ben BOUCKLEY

The CEO of Californian biotech company Virun has revealed to BeverageDaily.com that his firm has sealed two novel equity deals that involve it taking significant equity stakes in beverage brands, in exchange for access to its patented ingredient delivery...

Polyphenols in red wine may protect omega-3s in blood plasma, leading to a healthier heart.

Research suggests basis for red wine heart benefits

By Nathan Gray

A new study suggests red wine polyphenols may protect omega-3 fatty acids from breaking down in the body, offering a possible mechanism for the cardiovascular benefits associated with red wine consumption.

Omega-3 science review supports DRI for heart benefits

Omega-3 science review supports DRI for heart benefits

By Lorraine Heller

A comprehensive review of studies on the benefits of omega-3 consumption has led scientists to recommend the establishment of a Dietary Reference Intake (DRI) for EPA and DHA to reduce the risk of heart disease.

Omega-3 reality check

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Omega-3 reality check

The market predictions for omega-3 products are endlessly buoyant but a closer look at the state of play reveals very few omega-3 functional foods and beverages have moved beyond niche sales levels.

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