Moderate caffeine consumption may help athletes improve performance, finds research with swimmers.
Finished products containing OmniActive’s Gingever ingredient are expected to hit shelves in the later part of 2015, with the company predicting big things for ginger.
Delivering vitamin D supplements to homebound elderly people through a ‘meals-on-wheels’ program could help improve vitamin D levels and reduce falls, say researchers.
South African researchers have created new beta carotene- rich sweet potatoes that could offer a solution to rampant vitamin A deficiency.
More gym going men are turning to over-the-counter bodybuilding supplements to help sculpt better bodies – but with nearly 30% of gym-goers concerned about overuse, some researchers believe it may...
Advances in the field of statistics and statistical software for modelling the microbiome are helping to unlock even more of its mysteries, say researchers behind the new metagenomics tools.
A high energy intake from total fat, saturated fat and monounsaturated fat in middle and older age increases the risk of malnutrition ten years later, say Swedish researchers.
High doses of vitamin D are no more effective than a placebo at improving muscle function and preventing falls and fractures in older adults who are deficient, according to recently...
The worse the diet quality of children, the worse they score on cognitive tests - especially boys, research finds.
Calcium and magnesium may reduce the risk of metabolic syndrome – but men need above and beyond recommended levels for this effect, say researchers.
Probiotics are not effective for weight loss, say researchers behind a review of current data.
The Swedish Food Authority (NFA) will look at what 3,000 children eat and drink over two days as part of a study into the diets of the country's youth.
There is growing evidence that probiotics are a useful tool against liver diseases but blind spots remain, according to a review.
Moderate butter consumption could result in higher levels of both 'bad' LDL and 'good' HDL cholesterol, the findings of a Danish study suggest.
Supplements of curcumin, the yellow pigment that gives turmeric its color, may reduce pain associated with exercise, and perhaps boost performance, says a new study.
The carotenoid astaxanthin can reduce muscle inflammation “induced by rigorous physical training” Serbian researchers have found.
Sustained supplementation with the macular carotenoids can lead to greater augmentation of macular pigment and improve contrast sensitivity, says a new study.
Researchers have urged more and better quality research on the link between maternal folate status and autism.
A combination of tocotrienols and alpha-tocopherol may help support endothelial function, but the effects were not observed when the tocotrienols were used alone, says a new study.
Protein is a vital part of providing nutrition to the critically ill, but what do we really know about protein demands for this specialist groups, and how can we better...
Daily consumption of a ‘specialized rosehip powder’ may improve gait and knee joint health in people with walking limitations, says a new study from Denmark.
Richer people eat more organic foods and buy them because they perceive them to be healthier than conventional foodstuffs, a Danish study has found.
Using food supplements in care homes and the wider community could spell big public savings, say the researchers behind a review of 19 papers.
Modern ‘Western diets’ can lead to poor immune functioning and increased risk of inflammatory conditions, allergy, and auto-immunity, researchers warn.
Magnesium chloride supplements may lower blood sugar levels and counter insulin resistance, says a new study from Mexico.