SUBSCRIBE

Breaking News on Supplements & Nutrition - EuropeUS edition

News > Research

Mediterranean diet has ‘lasting’ health benefits, say researchers

The health benefits of switching to a Mediterranean style diet and upping the amount of time spent exercising for a period of just eight weeks can still be seen a...

Low calorie whey-guar mix may help reduce blood sugar: Study

A low-calorie drink of whey and guar before breakfast could lower blood glucose levels for pre-diabetics and type 2 diabetics, without the calorie burden of a high dose of protein,...

Calcium fructoborate may boost effectiveness of glucosamine + chondroitin, says new study

Combining calcium fructoborate with glucosamine and chondroitin may boost measure of joint health by about 25% compared with glucosamine and chondroitin alone, says a new study from VDF Futureceuticals.

Not the only culprit? Celiacs react to non-gluten wheat proteins

Past celiac research has focused on gluten wheat proteins as the cause of reactions, but researchers say there may be other non-gluten proteins in wheat also to blame.

Nano-emulsion delivery boosts curcumin’s anti-inflammatory promise

The use of nano-emulsion delivery systems could increase the bioavailability and anti-inflammatory effects of curcumin, say researchers.

Vegetable peptones may delay skin aging from within: Study

Extracts from vegetables may boost skin health by promoting the production of type 1 collagen and proliferation of skin cells responsible for skin recovery, says a new study from Korea.

Probiotic encapsulation backed for better delivery within food matrix

A new review describing a variety of methods for the encapsulation of probiotic bacterial strains highlights the opportunities that better encapsulation technologies could bring for the market, but warns that...

GanedenBC30 may boost response to prebiotics, says new study

Consuming Ganeden’s BC30 probiotic strain may enhance the effects of prebiotics, compared with prebiotics alone, says a new study funded by Ganeden Biotech and Schiff Nutrition.

Transforming NPD: Systems-based innovation and research needs industry-wide acceptance

Innovative systems-based models of NPD must be adopted by small and large players alike if the nutrition industry is to have success in developing functional foods that are backed by...

Effects of poor diet may persist after diet is improved, warn researchers

The effects of poor eating habits on the immune system persist long after dietary habits are improved, according to a new study in mice.

Fruit juice consumption linked to higher blood pressure

Habitual consumption of fruit juice may be a predictor for high blood pressure, according to new research.

Flavonoids may be ‘important to promoting broad health and wellbeing in aging’: Harvard study

Higher intakes of flavonoid compounds in the diet during middle age may boost healthy aging in women, according to data from 1,517 women from the Nurses’ Health Study.

Science short

Resveratrol’s inflammatory potential boosts bone health in obese men: Study

Resveratrol boosts bone health by stimulating mineralisation and bone formation, a study among 74 middle-aged, obese men has found.

Pterostilbene intake may cut body fat and reduce obesity: Animal data

Intake of the phenolic compound pterostilbene could help to battle obesity by slashing body fat, according to new research in rats.

Calcium supplementation could prevent reduced bone density in active post-menopausal women: Study

Calcium supplementation (Marigot’s Aquamin) could prevent exercise-associated bone density reduction in post-menopausal women, according to an American study.

Bran more effective than whole grain in alleviating obesity symptoms: Study

Supplementation with finger millet bran may help alleviate symptoms of obesity like oxidative stress, inflammation and gut microbial imbalances, according to mice research published in the British Journal of Nutrition....

Green tea extract may boost short term memory: Pilot study data

Extracts from green tea may boost a range of cognitive functions, with particular benefits observed for short term memory, report researchers from Japan.

Low vitamin D may increase asthma risk: Population data

Asthmatics with vitamin D deficiency are 25% more likely to experience acute attacks, suggests study.

We want you: Scientific committee calls for cutting edge science at Probiota 2015

A newly established scientific committee are set to assess cutting edge research for the Probiota 2015 Scientific Frontiers poster session. Don’t miss your chance to present as entries close on...

Tea and citrus flavonoids may lower ovarian cancer risk

Flavonoids from tea and citrus fruits and juices may be associated with a lower risk of developing ovarian cancer, according to new research.

Beetroot juice may benefit athletes and heart failure patients

Nitrate from beetroot juice could aid athletes by pushing more oxygen rich blood to muscles that need it the most, and may also improve the quality of life for people...

Research backs collagen-calcium combo for post-menopausal bone loss

Supplementation of collagen and calcium may be more effective at reducing bone density loss in post-menopausal women compared to straight calcium and vitamin D, according to an industry-funded year-long trial.

Cocoa flavanols may reverse memory decline, but not in chocolate, says Mars-backed study

A Mars-supported study suggests that cocoa flavanols in a functional drink may reverse age-related memory decline, but the same effect may not be true in chocolate.

Food4Me: Strict laws needed to ease nutrigenomic fear

Europeans are highly concerned about sharing genetic data for personalised nutrition projects, or nutrigenomics, a 9000-person, nine nation study has found.

Grapefruit juice may block weight gain from high-fat diet: Mouse data

Consumption of grapefruit juice may block weight gain from a high-fat diet by improving metabolic markers, according to research in mice.

Key Industry Events

 

Access all events listing

Our events, Events from partners...