Irish start-up Nuritas secures $3.2m (€2.9m) in international investment for its peptide-discovering platform.
People in Sweden fall into one of three dietary camps - a ‘healthy dietary’, ‘Swedish traditional’ or 'light-meal' pattern - a national dietary survey of 1740 adults has found.
People who eat a diet rich in fish, fruits and vegetables but low in meat may end up with bigger brains and slow down the cognitive ageing process, say researchers.
Supplements of krill oil may strengthen immune function of healthy exercising adults, says a new study supported by Aker BioMarine using its Superba Krill Oil product.
The type of dietary fat we consumer could impact the severity and duration of autoimmune flare-ups, according to new research performed in mice.
Specific carotenoids are associated with a lower risk of breast cancer, research in China has suggested.
Probiotics may help increase iron absorption from iron-fortified foods, say Swedish researchers.
Melon juice concentrate reduces cellulite on thighs, according to a recent study by French ingredient supplier Bionov.
The lengthening of the circadian period with age can be reversed by polyamines, researchers at the Weizmann Institute of Science in Israel have found. The studies on mice published in Cell...
Consumption of nitrate-rich beetroot juice may restore reduced blood vessel function in healthy subjects at altitude, researchers have said.
Four weeks of supplementation with N-acetylcysteine (NAC) may reduce levels of homocysteine and improve blood pressure, says a new analysis of two randomized, double-blind, placebo-controlled trials.
Drinking cranberry juice may improve vascular function and blood pressure, says a new study funded by the Cranberry Institute.
Sodium butyrate supplements may help protect against inflammation in the liver and the development of Western-diet induced non-alcoholic steatohepatitis (NASH), research in mice has found.
Daily intake of Saccharomyces cerevisiae CNCM I-3856 may improve symptoms of Irritable Bowel Syndrome with constipation (IBS-C), says a new study from Lesaffre Human Care.
The gut microbiome of pre-adolescents has distinct differences to the adult microbiome, says a new study from Texas that may enhance the development and efficacy of childhood microbiome interventions.
Extracts from olive leaf may reduce LDL cholesterol to the same extent as atorvastatin, report researchers from Celal Bayar University in Turkey.
Increasing calcium intake through diet or supplements should not be recommended for fracture or osteoporosis prevention, according to studies led by an Auckland University researcher.
Long-term consumption of selenium supplements may help reverse the progression of the ‘pre-cancer’ condition cervical intraepithelial neoplasia grade 1 (CIN1), say researchers in Iran.
The EU-funded project BIORICE has discovered how to turn starch production waste into protein supplements.
Daily consumption of extracts from Prunella vulgaris var. lilacina may enhance cognitive function in lab mice, says a new study from South Korea.
Evidence of the effectiveness of flour fortification for reducing the prevalence of anaemia is limited but reduction of low ferritin shows promise, according to a review of 13 national programmes.
Sucking during early infancy is critical for the regulation of epigenetic changes in intestinal stem cells – which potentially affect our gut health for life, say researchers.
A multi-ingredient formula previously studied for cognitive effects has additional evidence to bolster its efficacy in cases of mild cognitive impairment with the results of a recent study. Participants in...
Pre-conception vitamin D supplements don’t offer offspring protection against fractures, Danish research in over 30,000 families has suggested.
The European Food Safety Authority (EFSA) has used its vast consumption database to look at average EU choline intakes for the first time.