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How Do Consumers Decide to Take Omega-3s?

How Do Consumers Decide to Take Omega-3s?

20 Aug 2013

Omega-3 supplements have continued to gain in popularity, and in most of the world, awareness that omega-3s are good for you is almost universal (see the figure on the left). Yet while consumers may be familiar with omega-3s, they do not necessarily un...

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Seafood Vs. Functional Foods Vs. Supplements: How do Europeans Get Their Omega-3s?

Seafood Vs. Functional Foods Vs. Supplements: How do Europeans Get Their Omega-3s?

1 Jul 2013

The market for omega-3s around the globe has been growing rapidly with continued growth in the 10% range predicted for the next 3-4 years. While Europe is a more mature market, growth in 2011 was still a respectable 6% and varied product offerings and ...

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Have We Forgotten about Vitamin D Deficiency, While Eating Everything That Runs Across the Serengeti, Instead of Gluten-free Spaghetti?

Have We Forgotten about Vitamin D Deficiency, While Eating Everything That Runs Across the Serengeti, Instead of Gluten-free Spaghetti?

10 Jun 2013

But will Guerrilla marketing virtually point the finger towards “open” innovation? It’s not even a Vitamin! It’s a hormone, produced in the body, and sufficient levels for health cannot be obtained from outside sources – no matter how many Mackerel or ...

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Cherries – More Than Just Antioxidants

Cherries – More Than Just Antioxidants

5 Jun 2012

Like a number of “superfruits”, cherries boast a formidable antioxidant content. However, it appears that they may have more specific health benefits to offer in a number of very promising growth areas, such as sports nutrition, pain management and com...

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