Consuming beetroot juice may improve high-intensity intermittent-type exercise performance, says a new study with trained soccer players.
A dietary supplement kit created to tackle mood changes associated with depression could help prevent the ‘baby blues’ encountered by some new mothers, say researchers.
Increasing levels of ‘good’ HDL-cholesterol does not necessarily provide protection against heart disease, warns a new study.
Family-based lifestyle interventions, such as a diet high in unsaturated fat, can have a dramatic impact on children's blood fatty acid make-up, Finnish researchers have determined.
Fibre supplementation can improve asthma symptoms by boosting gut microbiota, results from an Australian trial have revealed.
Industry interest in boosting nitric oxide, a potent vasodilator, has been increasing, with companies exploring the potential to boost levels for heart health or sports nutrition products.
Supplements containing Lesaffre Human Care’s ibSium (Saccharomyces cerevisiae CNCM I-3856) may improve gastrointestinal symptoms in people with Irritable Bowel Syndrome (IBS).
The metabolism of omega-3 and omega-6 unsaturated fatty acids in the brain may be linked with the progression of Alzheimer's disease.
Resveratrol and its metabolites have been detected in the eye after oral administration, signifying its ability to cross protective barriers and reinforce its potential benefit to vision conditions.
Large trials are desperately needed to understand if supplements and dietary interventions can play a positive role in the treatment of Crohn’s disease, according to academics in Japan.
A polyphenol-rich formulation may enhance the benefits of mind-body practices, such as yoga, Pilates, and Taïchi, says a new study from Europe.
If in-vitro meat is to be successful it must be marketed as a natural meat substitute, because the negative perception of synthetic foods are too great to overcome the potential...
Flaxseed oil and astaxanthin could help reduce the accumulation of fat in the liver, as well as lower triacylglycerol and cholesterol, finds a new rat study.
Vitamin E or selenium, used alone or in combination as a dietary supplement, did not appear to raise or lower the risk of dementia in asymptomatic older males, a JAMA...
Long-term supplementation with low-dose nobiletin can protect against high-fat diet induced inflammation, insulin resistance, dyslipidaemia and liver disease, despite not contributing to weight loss, a study by Korean and Japanese...
A randomised trial follow-up found little benefit of prenatal DHA supplementation on the IQ of children at age seven, academics in Australia have reported.
Finnish food tech firm Spectral Engines has scooped up first prize in an EU competition for its food sensor that analyses ingredients, nutrients and detects allergens.
Five new synthetic yeast chromosomes have been created could signal the advent of more nutritious food, less waste and improved processing efficiency, according to the team heading up the project. ...
The probiotic strain B. lactis HN019 has a positive effect on the immune system in elderly people, finds a new meta-analysis by DuPont as it launches a new product range....
Adhering to a low FODMAP diet - a diet low in certain sugars and carbohydrates - can help relieve symptoms for women suffering from both irritable bowel syndrome and endometriosis.
An oral enzyme combination may reduce exercise-induced fatigue, muscle soreness and damage in endurance athletes, says a new study.
Women, especially those in ethnic minority groups, get most of their energy from processed, high-fat and high-sugar sources just before pregnancy, finds a new study that warns of risks from...
A gut flora imbalance caused by a high-fat diet might help protect healthy people from the metabolic effects of unhealthy diets, a study says.
Tea consumption halves the risk of cognitive impairment for people 55 years old and above, and also dramatically reduces the risk of developing Alzheimer's disease among those at greater genetic risk.
Giving vitamin D to pregnant mice prevented autism traits being passed on to their offspring, researchers in Australia have revealed.