Mango consumption could help prevent the loss of beneficial gut bacteria caused by a high fat diet, according to research on mice.
Intake of green soybean extract could help reverse cognitive dysfunction and its associated accumulation of beta-amyloid proteins in the brain, say researchers.
Protein supplementation during intensive cycle training increases muscle growth and improves heart rate, but does not have a measurable impact on performance, according to a study.
Consuming xylitol does prevent cavities despite recent uncertainty over its anti-caries properties, according to a DuPont study.
Achieving nutritional adequacy for infants is “almost impossible” without using young-child formulae and supplements, according to diet models created by Danone-backed researchers.
Researchers have begun to decode the genetic secrets of mozuku, a famous fucoidan-rich Okinawan seaweed linked to health and longevity.
Danish bladderwrack seaweed contains antioxidants which could prevent fatty acids from becoming “rancid” in food products, a new paper suggests.
High dose co-enzyme Q10 supplementation may improve wrinkles around the eyes and other parts of the face, says a new study.
Consuming more dietary fibre as a baby could lead to better cardiometabolic health later in childhood, according to the ‘Generation R’ study involving over 2,000 children.
Gut bacteria is likely to play a role in the immune recovery of HIV patients, a study has found
Scientists from Korea Yakult report that Lactobacillus plantarum HY7714 supplements may boost skin elasticity and reduce skin wrinkles in women with dry skin.
Supplementation with B vitamins significantly improves general mental health, reduces subjective stress and increases vigour and overall mood in mentally demanding situations, according to research from Melbourne’s Swinburne University.
People taking statins to reduce cholesterol levels may also benefit from omega-3 supplements, says a new study which found blood pressure and arterial improvements for the fish oil users.
A mixture of 8 bacterial strains may reduce inflammation in the vascular system and may protect against the development of atherosclerosis, says a new study.
Strategies to tackle cardiovascular disease (CVD) need to move away from statins and cholesterol reduction and focus on reducing inflammation and increasing HDL cholesterol through dietary intervention, urges a leading...
Ingredients distributor Cornelius has opened its new research and development facility which the company said would add ‘insight’ and ‘inspiration’ to new product development (NPD).
Taking vitamin D supplements alongside standard asthma medication reduces severe asthma attacks, a Cochrane review of nine studies has concluded.
Evidence for the beneficial effects of antioxidants is very weak, and researchers should work harder to understand the mechanisms behind oxidative stress, an academic review has concluded.
Hydrolysed wheat protein has shown muscle maintenance properties that compare favourably to whey protein in a study that demonstrates its efficacy amongst the elderly population.
Oral supplementation with cocoa extract could reduce UVB-induced wrinkles, according to new research in mice.
Calcium supplementation may be related to a higher chance of dementia in women who have had a stroke or a vascular brain condition, a study has suggested.
The UK-China Joint Centre for Probiotics Research is focusing on specific probiotic applications, and plans to use GM techniques to engineer highly targeted microorganisms to fight specific pathogens.
Skipping food every other day is safe and may be as effective for weight loss as traditional calorie-restricted diets, say US researchers.
A standardized extract of fenugreek (Trigonella foenum-graecum) may reduce hot flashes in postmenopausal women, and improve their quality of life, says a new study.
Researchers have shown deficiency in calcium has a significantly impact on brain development and cognition function.