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Could worm genes hold the key to ageing?

Identifying specific bacterial genes and compounds that extend lifespan of laboratory worms may point the way to slowing human ageing.

Supplementation and dietary changes have 'limited effect' on chronic fatigue syndrome

Supplementation and other dietary modifications have a largely limited effect on chronic fatigue syndrome (CFS) symptoms, according to an Australian review.

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Lallemand furthers study on probiotic intervention among individuals newly diagnosed with depression

More studies looking at the link between a human’s microbiome and depression are underway. It’s not entirely a novel connection, according to Dr. Thomas Tompkins, research director at Lallemand Health...

Folic acid and dementia: Supplementation benefits elderly people with mild cognitive decline, China RCT

Supplementing diets with 400mg of folic acid daily for 12 months significantly improved cognitive performance and reduced inflammation among elderly people with mild cognitive impairment.

Is lack of vitamin A a cause of diabetes?

Vitamin A deficiency decreases insulin production capability of pancreatic beta-cells, claims new study in Endocrine Journal.

The NutraIngredients-USA Botanicals Online Conference

Botanicals: The risks and benefits, opportunities and challenges

Botanical experts will discuss the challenges and opportunities in the botanicals category in 2017 and beyond in a FREE online conference hosted by NutraIngredients-USA.

Broccoli extract backed in fight against diabetes

Sulphoraphane, from broccoli sprout extract, may help blood sugar management in diabetes, reveals a new study in Science Translational Medicine.

‘Rogue operators’ undermining growing field of personalised nutrition, warns nutrigenomics author

Sham operators are undermining the field of nutrigenomics and personalised nutrition, according to the author new research that shines light on how dietary changes thousands of years ago impacted the...

Astaxanthin supplements may improve heart rates during exercise

Daily supplements containing astaxanthin may lower the heart rate of recreational athletes during exercise, says a new study.

K for kids: Low vitamin K2 levels may boost fracture risk

Children with low levels of vitamin K2 are at an increased risk of fractures, and small changes in vitamin K status can have a big effects on bone health, says...

Heart health and weight management: Which fruit juices offer the most benefits?

The types of fruit juices that appear to offer the most help in tackling cardiovascular disease and aiding weight management have been highlighted in a new academic review.

Experts confirm safety and efficacy of creatine supplements

Creatine supplementation is safe and has a number of health benefits in populations ranging from infants to the elderly, according to a new position paper from the International Society of...

Gut health & sleep: Is there potential for pre- and probiotics for sleep improvement?

The potential link between the gut microbiota and sleep is emerging, so could prebiotics and probiotics find a lucrative place in the booming natural sleep aid category?

Dutch consortium to Challenge time to market for new health products

Three Dutch companies aim to slash time to market through the use of low-cost predictive models that speed up pre-clinical and human trials.

Study leaks phytochemical advantages of organically grown onions

Onions grown under organic conditions have significantly higher flavonol and antioxidant levels, according to a 'groundbreaking' Irish field trial.

Study supports probiotic yogurt’s immune boosting effects

Yogurt containing two probiotic strains plus heat-treated bacteria may boost the activity of immune cells called natural killer (NK) cells in people over 60, says a new study.

Egg shell powder a ‘novel’ treatment against inflammatory bowel disease

Fine powder made from eggshell membrane showed positive effects against inflammatory bowel disease, according to in vitro and in vivo studies.

Mediterranean diet linked to rheumatoid arthritis benefits: Japan study

Adopting a Mediterranean diet, rich in monounsaturated fatty acids (MUFA), could help suppress disease activity in rheumatoid arthritis patients, researchers in Japan report.

Lost in processing? Organic’s ‘halo effect’ blunted in processed food

Organic claims for processed foods may not be particularly advantageous in promoting the benefits of the product, a study reckons.

‘Next gen’ probiotics: Chr. Hansen adds 100 new strain development library

Danish bioscience firm Chr. Hansen says 100 new strains added to its library could help development of new commercial probiotics for a range of metabolic, immune, and digestive health issues.

Improved omega-3 to omega-6 status during pregnancy may boost fetal health: Study

Improving a mother-to-be’s ratio of omega-3s to omega-6s may boost birth weight of the infant and increase the duration of pregnancy, says a new study.

Fortified snacks drive ‘poor’ dietary decisions

Nutrient claims on vitamin-fortified snacks may influence consumers to make “poor diet-related decisions”, according to research.

News in brief

ANSES warns against multiple supplement sources in pregnancy

A recent warning notice by the French Agency for Food, Environmental and Occupational Health & Safety (ANSES) cautions against combining multiple sources of vitamins and minerals without an established need...

News in brief

Lactobacillus from yogurt could block drug-resistant infections

An isolate from a strain of Lactobacillus in commercial yogurt could block the growth of several multi drug-resistant bacteria, according to new data.

Prebiotic may lower body fat in obese children

Consuming oligofructose-enriched inulin (OI) alters gut microbiota, reducing body fat in overweight or obese children, according to a new RCT conducted at Calgary University.

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