Blood Pressure

EFSA rejects Unilever black tea health claim

18 Jan 2018 --- The European Food and Safety Authority (EFSA) has rejected a health claim regarding black tea’s effects on the maintenance of normal endothelium-dependent vasodilation in adults. The application, submitted for authorization of a health claim pursuant to Article 13(5) of Regulation (EC) No 1924/2006 by Unilever, pertained to “black tea beverages, either freshly prepared or reconstituted from water extract powders of black tea, characterized by the content of flavanols (expressed as catechins plus theaflavins) of at least 30 mg per 200 ml serving.” 

Tocotrienols Linked With Improved Metabolic Syndrome

21 Sep 2016 --- ExcelVite has revealed a new human clinical study uncovering a link between its patented product, EVNol SupraBio, and reduction of LDL-cholesterol, diastolic blood pressure and inflammatory markers such as Interlukin-6 (IL-6) and tumor necrosis factor-alpha (TNF-α) among metabolic syndrome subjects. 

Daily Consumption of Blueberries May Prevent Hypertension

09 Jan 2015 --- Researchers from the Florida State University have found that daily consumption of blueberries may lead to lower blood pressure.

Caffeine Affects Boys And Girls Differently After Puberty, Study Finds

16 Jun 2014 --- 16 June 2014 A new study has found that after puberty children experience different heart rate and blood pressure changes after consuming caffeine. The intake of caffeine by children and adolescents has been rising for decades, due in large part to the popularity of caffeinated sodas and energy drinks, which now are reported to be marketed to children as young as four.

Martek, General Mills Collaborate on Microencapsulation Technology for Food Applications

04 Feb 2009 --- "Through this technology, we look forward to providing the important health benefits of DHA to even more consumers around the world through healthy, convenient and high-quality products in a broad range of categories."