Dairy products that are low in saturated fats have shown to provide greater health benefits than conventional high-fat dairy diets. Modifying products through animal nutrition could be a viable future solution.
Antioxidants naturally found in cheese may help protect blood vessels from damage from high levels of salt in the diet, according to a new Penn State study.
In a study of overweight adults and their dairy intake, a high dairy diet (HDD) was found to lower blood pressure, which the researchers credited to an accompanying increase in calcium.
Vitafoods Asia 2017
Taiwanese supplement manufacturer Phermpep, which produces kefir-based finished products and ingredients for improved bone and heart health, will launch in its first international markets later this year.
Whey protein could reduce the risk factors associated with heart disease, an RCT has found.
Anti-hypertensive fermented functional dairy products using novel lactic acid bacteria have a big future, a review has found.
Eating dairy, especially yogurt, could go a long way toward reducing the risk of hypertension and stoke, according to a recent study.
Consumption of Gamalost, a traditional Norwegian cheese, may reduce blood pressure, researchers claim.
Whey or casein supplementation with combined exercise training was associated with significant improvements in blood pressure and arterial stiffness in young obese women with hypertension, says a new study.
A low calorie diet plus daily consumption of a probiotic cheese may improve blood pressure and body mass index measures in obese adults with hypertension, says a new study.
Personal Nutrition: Vitamin B may offer blood pressure benefits to 1 in 10 people
Increased intake of vitamin B2 (riboflavin) could significantly lower blood pressure in around 10 percent of people, according to new research that links a common genetic factor with the vitamin.
EFSA health claim opinion
The European Food Safety Authority (EFSA) has rejected a peptide-blood pressure health claim submitted by Finnish dairy group, Valio, saying the dossier containing 21 intervention studies failed to demonstrate an effect.
Daily supplements of milk and soy protein are both effective at lowering blood pressure, and both performed better that carbohydrates, say results of a clinical trial.
EFSA health claim opinion
The European Food Safety Authority (EFSA) has rejected an article 13.5 claim that sought to link a probiotic cheese called Harmony with heart health benefits.
Whey proteins show blood pressure lowering powers
Beverages formulated with whey proteins may offer a dietary approach to reducing blood pressure in people at risk of hypertension, suggests a new study.
Science builds for cardiovascular benefits of dairy proteins
A combination of milk proteins may reduce hardening of the arteries, says a new study from Valio that support the cardiovascular benefits of the dairy peptides.
Oxford study links DASH diet to lower blood pressure
A diet consisting of low fat dairy foods, wholegrains, and fruit and vegetables has been linked to lower blood pressure in the first British study of the DASH diet.
Dairy proteins again linked to blood pressure benefits
A combination of milk proteins may reduce salt-induced increases in blood pressure by about 10 mmHg, according to results of a rat study from Valio.
Meta-analysis supports milk proteins for blood pressure improvements
Peptides from milk may help to reduce blood pressure and ultimately the risk of cardiovascular disease, according to a new meta-analysis from China.
Low-fat dairy may help reduce blood pressure
Consuming high levels of low fat dairy foods, fruits and vegetables
as part of the DASH diet (Dietary Approaches to Stop Hypertension)
may help lowed blood pressure in adolescents, says new research.
Alcohol may raise blood pressure more than thought
Alcohol intake may increase blood pressure to a much greater extent
than previously thought, researchers from the University of Bristol
Probiotic cheddar to offer blood pressure benefits
Adding probiotic bacteria to cheddar may lead to the formation of
blood pressure lowering proteins, giving the cheese an added health
punch, report Australian researchers.
Soy nuts may cut womens blood pressure
Using soy nuts as their source of protein in a healthy diet reduced
blood pressure in postmenopausal women by up to 10 per cent, says a
new study from the US.
Meta-analysis boosts cocoa's blood pressure lowering effects
Polyphenol-rich dark chocolate could reduce blood pressure to the
same extent as beta-blockers, suggests a new meta-analysis from
Puleva looks to goat's milk proteins to prevent hypertension
Hydrolysed caseins from goat's milk could lead to a novel
ingredient to prevent the development of high blood pressure, if
results from a rat study can be translated to humans.
Meta-analysis of cutting salt in kids to pile pressure on food industry
A new meta-analysis of clinical trials of the effect of salt
reduction in children reports that a modest reduction in intake
does have a significant effect on blood pressure.
Whole grains linked to blood pressure reduction, small study
A small study into the effects of soluble and insoluble fibre on
blood pressure indicates that individuals with slightly high
cholesterol levels may benefit from including plenty of whole
grains in their diets.
Valio extends Evolus brand to Spain and Portugal
Dairy products designed to lower blood pressure are being
introduced in Spain and Portugal this month under new licensing
deals with Finnish functional dairy firm Valio.
Milk peptide gains evidence of BP-lowering effect
A milk peptide developed by Dutch dairy ingredients firm DMV
International reduced blood pressure in people with hypertension,
according to a small study published last month.
Yakult to introduce blood pressure lowering drink
Japanese functional food company Yakult will next month launch a
new fermented drink designed to lower blood pressure on its home
market, according to a report.
Chr Hansen developing blood pressure lowering bacteria
Scientists from Danish company Chr Hansen say they have developed a
lactic acid bacteria that may lower blood pressure when added to
yoghurt and other foods.
Milk drink launched to lower blood pressure
A new fermented milk, designed to help control blood pressure, has
been launched in Iceland, only the second food in Europe to make
such a claim.
Research supports yoghurt health claims
Latest research into the beneficial impact of peptides in fermented
milk might have on lowering consumer's blood pressure brings good
news for manufacturers of drinking yoghurts.
Fermented milk product may reduce hypertension
Researchers in Japan report that a novel fermented milk product
containing gamma-aminobutyric acid (known as GABA) may lower blood
pressure in people with mild hypertension.
A daily dose of fermented milk?
Finnish researchers report that a fermented milk high in bioactive
peptides could be used to lower blood pressure among people with
Milk protein more effective than St John's Wort
A new supplement based on a milk protein designed to relieve stress
and combat insomnia is said to work better than traditional
remedies such as kava kava and St John's Wort.