Chronic consumption of beetroot juice may improve cardiovascular health and potentially delay the onset of fatigue in healthy people, says a new study.
A proprietary prebiotic blend can deliver immune system benefits to the healthy elderly better than placebo, an industry-backed study in the UK has found.
A big weekly dose of omega-3s may lead to greater omega-3 deposits in body tissues than smaller daily doses, says a new study from Australia.
Clostridium difficile infections have been noted by EU and US health authorities as an ‘emerging’ healthcare threat – costing the US $1bn annually. Now, researchers preparing a pilot study are looking at whether probiotics...
Proof of an association between B12 status and neurological function in older people is limited, a review of 12 studies has concluded.
Increased intake of select amino acids may improve blood pressure and measures of arterial health in healthy women, says a new study from England.
Supplements containing Lactobacillus curvatus HY7601 and Lactobacillus plantarum KY1032 may reduce triglyceride levels, and improve other markers of heart health, says a new study from Korea.
Researchers have questioned the association between vitamin D and inflammatory biomarkers after a year-long trial revealed no impact on the levels of the immune system’s cytokine or adipokine.
A high wholegrain intake may lower the mortality rate regardless of wholegrain type or cause of death, say researchers in a 120,000-strong Scandinavian cohort study.
If iron flour fortification is to work sources and levels approved by the World Health Organisation (WHO) are required and actual consumption must be considered, says food fortification expert.
A group has been formed to fund clinical research and promote the health benefits of oleocanthal – a polyphenol found in extra virgin olive oil (EVOO).
Supplementation with an extract from French oak wood may improve energy, tiredness, and tension, says a new study.
Vitamin E can significantly improve liver function in patients with non-alcoholic fatty liver diseases (NAFLD) including non-alcoholic steatohepatisis (NASH), a meta-analysis of five clinical trials.
A new process could help produce much sought-after water-soluble versions of cholesterol-lowering phytosterols for the functional ingredients market, say Chinese researchers.
Probiotics are more effective when ingested with dairy products, UC Davis research suggests.
Prebiotic supplements may reduce appetite, food intake, and inflammation in overweight adults, says a new study from France.
Peanut butter could be a novel way of protecting probiotics as they pass through the gastrointestinal passage, say researchers.
Selenium supplement content labels are often inaccurate or incomplete, say researchers looking at 86 products available on the Polish market.
Consuming a sports drink containing the dipeptide L-Alanyl-L-Glutamine during strenuous exercise increase endurance and lengthen time to fatigue, says a new study using Kyowa Hakko’s Sustamine ingredient.
A combination of green tea extracts and vitamin C may not protect skin from sun burn, says a new double-blind, randomized, placebo-controlled trial from England.
People with high levels of vitamin C from the intake of fruit and vegetables may have a reduced risk of cardiovascular disease and early death, suggest researchers.
Ginger supplements may accelerate recovery of muscle post-exercise, says a new study, but it may not be suitable for all sports.
A newly developed supplement from the yolks of chicken eggs could help people with coeliac to enjoy foods they usually have to avoid, by blocking the absoption of certain gluten...
A new research hub dedicated to nutrition, metabolism and dementia has been set up at the Alzheimer’s Association International Society, with the help of Nestlé researcher Gene Bowman.
Supplements containing vitamin E tocotrienols from annatto may reduce inflammation and oxidative stress biomarkers associated with cardiovascular and aging disease, according to results of a clinical trial.