There was more than one Palaeolithic diet, and none of them may have been that healthy - but barely any of the foods eaten are available anymore anyway, say researchers.
Wild blueberries may help alleviate low level inflammation and hypertension associated with the development of obesity, according to a study on mice.
Supplementation with vitamin D does not reduce the adverse effect of earthquakes, according to new research from New Zealand.
Two new studies have suggested that many children and adolescents consuming energy drinks get too much caffeine, while suggesting the level of sugar and caffeinated drinks can lead to different...
Vitamin E has a key role to play in reducing the onset of Alzheimer’s disease, fatty liver diseases and other health risks, experts at a recent symposium on vitamin E...
Following a Mediterranean style diet may be associated with greater telomere length - a finding that further supports the diet’s links to health and longevity, say researchers.
Obesity and malnutrition are often thought of as problems at opposite ends of the nutrition spectrum, but new research has linked diet quality with obesity in mothers and stunted children.
Using glycemic index (GI) as a guide to healthy food choices may not help improve cardiovascular risk factors or insulin resistance, researchers warn.
Researchers investigating the types of microbes found in foods from different dietary patterns have questioned whether the bacteria in our foods plays a role in the structure and function of...
High levels of selenium intake could help prevent colorectal cancer in Western Europe, a recent study has found.
Creatine may improve microvascular reactivity and capillary density amongst a health population, according to research.
White tea could slow the spread of colon cancer cells thanks to its antioxidant properties, claim researchers.
A soy protein powder enriched with blueberry and green tea polyphenols may reduce exercise-induced susceptibility to viral infection, says a new study from North Carolina.
Additional prebiotics oligofructose and inulin through enteral nutrition does not significantly impact faecal concentrations of ‘friendly bacteria’ bifidobacteria in intensive-care patients, according to research.
Data from an upcoming UK Department of Health (DoH) report is likely to reveal the true extent of folate deficiency, according to nutrition multinational DSM.
Parkinson's disease sufferers have a different microbiota in their intestines than their healthy counterparts, according to new research.
Daily consumption of supplements containing extracts from French maritime pine bark may shorten the duration of the common cold and reduces the severity of sore throat, congestion, headache, coughing and...
There is a general feeling that probiotic and prebiotic producers are getting closer to receiving their categories' first ever health claim; however many big companies are wary of rushing applications...
Vitamin D may modify the immune response in people with inflammatory bowel disease (IBD), according to a review of evidence for vitamin D as a novel therapy for the condition. ...
UK start up MuscleGenes tests athletes for health and fitness related genes to determine nutritional approaches that may boost performance.
A new inulin-propionate ester (IPE) ingredient may increase appetite-reducing hormones and make people feel fuller, according to research published in the journal Gut.
A new and extensive review of the associations between food and drink groups and major diet-related diseases will guide the way for future research and policy interventions, say researchers.
Ongoing research into the effects of individual amino acids will both substantiate their possible effects and counteract the negative assumption that they have been added to sports nutrition products solely...
Polyphenol-rich Irish potato extract may help reduce weight gain, according to research in mice.
Vitamin C may reduce may reduce bronchoconstriction and respiratory symptoms after exercise, according to a Swedish study.