Roquette Acquires An Extrusion Unit From Texpall In The Netherlands

Roquette Acquires An Extrusion Unit From Texpall In The Netherlands, a global leader in plant-based ingredients for Food, Nutrition and Health markets and a pioneer in new vegetal proteins, has announced the acquisition of a facility specialised in the extrusion of plant-based proteins. With this acquisition, the group wants to…

Study Coconut Oil Increases Cholesterol, Corn Oil Lowers It

A recent study has found that corn oil lowers cholesterol compared with coconut oil. The findings highlight consumer misconceptions of coconut oil, which has grown in popularity in recent years. The Study Coconut Oil Increases Cholesterol, Corn Oil Lowers It was conducted by US-based MB Clinical Research, and sponsored by…

Melatonin Supplements Could Reduce Cholesterol In The Long Run

Although further studies are needed to certify the benefits of melatonin, the study concludes that the supplement has a positive effect on cholesterol in high doses and long durations. Melatonin Supplements Could Reduce Cholesterol In The Long Run Researchers at the Shiraz University of Medical Sciences and Torbat Heydariyeh University…

Study Plant-Based Vegetarian Diet Associated With Lower Cholesterol

Study: Plant-Based Vegetarian Diet Associated With Lower Cholesterol, especially vegan diets, are associated with lower levels of total cholesterol as compared to omnivorous diets, according to a meta-analysis study published in the journal Nutrition Reviews. The study’s authors—Dr Yoko Yokoyama, Dr Susan Levin, and Dr Neal Barnard—reviewed 30 observational studies…
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