Probiotic supplementation may help to reverse changes in gut bacteria and gut physiology that are linked to autism spectrum disorders, according to new research in mice.
Low vitamin D levels may be a consequence of ill health and not the cause of chronic disease, says a new review, but industry groups have responded that supplementation is...
Many apparently healthy people may have insufficient levels of vitamin K2, says a new study, potentially increasing the risk of bone loss and also for hardening of the arteries.
A short-term pilot study claims that a lactic acid bacterium holds potential for use in sugar-free candies to reduce the risk of dental caries.
Vitamin D may help to decreases pain in women with type 2 diabetes and depression, according to new research.
The potential brain health benefits of açai (Euterpe oleraceae Mart.) may be linked to an inhibition of the aggregation of beta-amyloid proteins, says a new study from Australia.
A flavonoid found in persimmon leaf has been shown to enhance brain ischemic tolerance in mice, however its mechanism of action remains unclear, say researchers.
Probiota 2014 – the leading conference bridging the interface of academia and industry for cutting edge science about the prebiotics, probiotics and the microbiome – has extended the call for...
There is no such thing as being healthy and overweight, according to a newly published systematic review and meta-analysis.
Pairing omega-3 supplements with a diet rich in dark green vegetables may boost omega-3 levels in red blood cells, suggests new data that raises 'an intriguing and unexpected hypothesis'.
Greater investment in research to delay aging may be a 'highly efficient' way to prevent disease, extend healthy life, and improve public health, according to new research.
Dietary deficiencies in vitamin D may promote cognitive declines in middle-aged and elderly adults, according to new research.
Diabetic consumers are better advised to eat a single large meal based on the Mediterranean diet, rather than several smaller meals per day, according to new research.
Increased intakes of magnesium may help people with a high cardiovascular risk to live longer, according to a new study from Spain.
Energy drinks significantly increase heart contraction rates in healthy young adults according to an ongoing study reported at the Radiological Society of North America (RSNA).
A University of Adelaide researcher is seeking so-called “superfoodies” to participate in a study about the changing cultural perceptions of diet and health on Australian food production and consumption.
A commercial dietary supplement marketed for joint pain has been backed to alleviate joint pain severity and reduce dificulties in performing day to day tasks, according to a new study.
Daily consumption ofa drink containing Lactobacillus casei may alter the way our immune cells react to pollen in people suffering from hay fever, according to new research backed by Yakult and the...
Drinking more milk as a teenager may not lower the risk of hip fracture as an older adult, and instead appears to increase that risk for men, according to new...
One of Europe's leading food research institutes has signed an MoU with the South Korean government under plans to relocate its research centre to South Korea.
Eminent cardiologist Gordon Tomaselli has warned against applying the results of a small study linking caffeinated coffee with better blood vessel function to other products such as energy drinks.
Long-term supplementation with multivitamins plus selenium may help delay the progression of human immunodeficiency virus (HIV) in people with early stages of the disease who are not yet eligible to...
Food transit time though the gut may be controlled by a complex system of hormones released by our microbiota, according to new research.
A low-fat diet in combination with supplementation with omega-3 rich fish oil may be associated with lower levels of pro-inflammatory substances and reduced cell progression scores in men with prostate...
Antioxidants have had a tough ride in recent years, with a raft of negative opinions for health claims being dealt out by the European Food Safety Authority, but there is...