Fortifying wheat flour used for making instant noodles has the potential to improve nutrient intakes in Asia, a review showed.
Sweet potato supplementation significantly reduced obesity caused by a high-fat diet and also had beneficial effects on liver and kidney functions, a new China study showed.
Eating three to four servings of vegetables daily is associated with a lower incidence of psychological stress in women, but it has less of an impact on men, new research...
Sulforaphane, a phytochemical found in broccoli, may affect the rate of weight gain, according to a new study suggesting the compound plays a role in energy consumption and fat burning.
Dietary intake of B vitamins might play a role in reducing the impact of air pollution on the epigenome, say researchers.
This could be as close to guilt-free that ice cream is ever going to get: Researchers have revealed that fortification with chia seed oil ramps up omega-3 levels while maintaining...
The Chinese herb XingPiJieYu reduced the effects of chronic unpredictable stress in rats, while also improving their learning and memory, said a new study.
Probiotics improved the microbiota of rats fed junk food and boosted their cognitive function, but had little impact on healthy animals and actually impaired memory.
Research accounting for greenhouse gas emissions caused by the health care system shows healthier diets could have an even greater effect on climate change than previously thought.
A daily dose of Ahiflower oil from Buglossoides arvensis may increase production of the cytokine IL-10, which plays a role in immunoregulation and inflammation, says a new study....
Polyphenols from plant extracts are absorbed into the body at widely different times, with the microbiota playing an important role in significant variation in bioavailability and absorption patterns, warns a...
The effect of dietary supplementation on muscle function in the elderly appears limited, as a review describes the combined benefits of exercise and nutrition intervention were ‘less than expected.’
Malnutrition is a prime risk factor for older Chinese adults suffering from sarcopenia, an age-related condition of declining skeletal muscle mass and function.
Extract from edible red seaweed (Gelidium amansi) helped trim down unwanted fat off diet-induced obese (DIO) mice, a study discovered.
How gut microbiota composition changes with age has been charted using state-of- the-art DNA sequencing in Japan, revealing which strains are most prevalent at different stages of life.
We’ve had adoptogenics. We’ve had immune system potentiators. Now comes ‘senolytics,’ a term applied by Life Extension to a new healthy aging product line called Geroprotect developed with artificial intelligence...
An encapsulated concentrate of fruit and vegetable juice may reduce systemic inflammation and improve cholesterol levels in obese people, says a new study.
Organic may be less sustainable and less beneficial to consumer health than previously thought, according to new research.
Advances in DNA testing mean deeper insights can be made into how people use food for fuel, or how fast a nutrient is metabolised.
Lactobacillus, a probiotic bacteria found in live-culture yogurt and sauerkraut, could reverse depressive symptoms, according to a new mouse study that researchers think could hold true in humans.
As little as 17% of Spanish women could have an adequate iron intake, with women consuming fewer iron-rich foods such as red meat, according to data from the Spanish ANIBES study.
Caffeine could ward off dementia and other neurodegenerative conditions by enhancing the abilities of protective enzymes, say researchers.
A two-week course of a liquid supplement improved the nutritional status and reduced inflammation in elderly people living in community settings, a new trial from Korea reports.
Higher blood levels of vitamin D are associated with significantly fewer cardiovascular disease (CVD) events and a lower risk of mortality from CVD, says a new meta-analysis.
Daily supplementation with extracts from chili peppers may significantly reduce the waist to hip ratio in healthy adults, says a new study.