Adding GABA (gamma-aminobutyric acid) to a post-exercise whey protein regimen may improve muscle building more than whey protein alone, suggests a new study.
A new soy-based protein could boost appetite for hunger-suppressed patients, researchers have suggested.
A form of ‘chemical origami’ may result in a new generation of compounds that could be used in food to enhance its nutrition and treat conditions such as high cholesterol,...
Data from 34 randomized, double-blind, placebo-controlled trials indicated that there is a “causal effect of [magnesium] supplementation on lowering [blood pressure] in adults.”
A synbiotic food fortified with beta-carotene may improve markers of inflammation and oxidative stress in people with type 2 diabetes, says a new study.
The novel vitamin C formulation Ester-C increases levels of the vitamin in white blood cells (leukocytes) more than regular ascorbic acid, says a new study from NBTY and KGK Synergize.
NutraIngredients presents a final summary of notable research presented at the 10th World Congress on Polyphenol Applications in Porto this year.
Dietary supplements of the carotenoid zeaxanthin with sea buckthorn fruit oil and wheat ceramides may reduce wrinkles in women, says a new study.
Research labs could soon be using smartphones to count CFUs (colony forming units), as a Silicon Valley start-up releases a new app that gets an encouraging review from Swedish probiotics...
A metabolite from pomegranate compounds may improve mitochondrial and muscle function and enhance endurance during aging, says a new study from Switzerland.
Despite the plethora of studies that focus on resveratrol’s beneficial health effects, there is still not one singular mechanism of action that can be agreed upon that sufficiently explains its...
The elderberry may play a larger role than previously thought in counteracting the decline in neuronal and cognitive functions, particularly in Alzheimer’s disease, according to research presented at the 10th...
There are “no compelling associations” between calcium supplementat use and increased risks of cardiovascular disease (CVD) events, says a new study.
Elite athletes are at increased risk of upper respiratory tract illness (URTI), but supplementation with Lactobacillus helveticus probiotics may reduce the duration of the illness, according to data from Serbia....
Daily infusions with a chemical associated with feelings of happiness increased calcium levels in the blood of Holstein cows and the milk of Jersey cows that had just given birth.
Latest research has suggested that on balance, coffee and tea intake may lower the incidence of metabolic disorders and exert a protective effect on health.
Eating garlic can lead to a garlic smell and the presence of garlic-derived compounds in breast milk, but transmission is more complex than previously thought, according to a new study.
Higher dietary intakes of flavonoids from fruit, vegetables and herbs are associated with a lower risk of depression in older women, says a new study from Harvard scientists.
Only a fifth of the world’s population are receiving the recommended vitamin E intake, a review has concluded, placing a heightened risk for conditions affecting the immune system, cognitive function...
A survey of untested sports supplements available in Australia found 19% were contamination with substances banned in sport.
A daily dose of omega-3 polyunsaturated fatty acids (PUFAs) and oleate – a monounsatured fatty acid (MUFA) – may enhance the beneficial effects of exercise for people with metabolic syndrome.
Supplements containing a fragmented Lactobacillus amylovorus CP1563 may help cut body fat levels and trim waist sizes, says a new study from Japan.
A new meta-analysis strongly supports the use of meso-zeaxanthin along with lutein and zeaxanthin for use in eye health formulations.
Research that enhances compounds contained in broccoli may lead to a lower risk of coronary heart disease and age-related macular degeneration (AMD), according to two studies that reinforce the vegetable’s...
Zhaolong Foods has secured the patent from Anhui Agricultural University (AAU) to manufacture China’s first gum with organic tea polyphenols.