Pregnant women in the US should be encouraged to consume more omega-3s, with a new analysis showing that intakes of EPA and DHA are falling short of recommendations.
Low levels of vitamin A, D and E have been associated with Recurrent Respiratory Tract Infections (RRTI) among children living in Northern China, a new case control study reports.
Omega-3s from seafood, fruits, nuts, vegetables, and whole grains are among the 10 dietary factors associated with an estimated 45% of all cardiometabolic deaths in the US, says a new study.
Agricultural tomato wastes could be used to produce valuable functional ingredients as part of a sustainable strategy that uses sustainable extraction methods and contributes to a bio-economy, say researchers.
Supplementing the diet with omega-3 fatty acids could restrict the tissue and organ damage caused by air pollution, says research.
Brexit could severely hinder the ability of UK firms and research bodies to participate in big EU-funded food science projects, a leading nutrition scientist has warned.
A new study showed insoluble dietary fibre (IDF) from pear pomace can prevent obesity and reduce damage caused by a high-fat diet, with researchers believing it does so by improving...
The University of Guelph in Canada is launching the NHP Research Alliance to provide global leadership to advance the use of DNA testing and molecular diagnostics in quality assurance QA...
Dietary soy products are safe and even beneficial for women diagnosed with breast cancer, according to new research which aimed to help resolve the controversy over its link to treatment...
The probiotic category continues to grow rapidly on a global basis. And with growth comes increased interest probiotics and microbiome modulation therapies from the pharmaceutical sector. But is this increased...
Conventional advice on maintaining health and avoiding obesity have been called into question by a leading expert on bacterial gut health – also known as the microbiome – who claimed...
Is the adulteration picture getting better? Responses from the analytical testing community indicate the picture is muddy at best.
Flavonoid-rich blueberry drinks may improve mood in both children and young adults, says a new study.
Gut bacteria appears to alter intestinal as well as behavioural patterns in irritable bowel syndrome (IBS) patients in a discovery that points to the strength of microbiota-directed therapies.
Complexing curcumin with gamma-dextrin can increase the bioavailability of curcumin by a factor of 40, according to a new human trial with Wacker’s Cavacurmin ingredient.
A combination of amylopectin and chromium may double the muscle protein synthesis rate compared to what was seen when using whey protein alone, says a new study using Nutrition 21’s...
The polyunsaturated fatty acids (PUFAs) contained in walnuts might improve sperm quality as findings support previous evidence suggesting the nut contains key nutrients essential for sperm function.
A medicinal mushroom from Taiwan helped kill off human breast cancer cells implanted in mice, said a new study.
Researchers in Japan have created a mesh that can be wrapped around an injured nerve and release vitamin B12 until the injury heals.
An increase in nutrient intake, including those that children are considered deficient in, could be achieved by adding more grain-based foods, a study has concluded.
A review of over 200 studies has revealed a substantial connection between obesity and 11 different types of cancer, prompting calls for further research and tougher efforts to tackle the obesity crisis.
Women with a high omega-3 status are up to 20% less likely to die from any cause, compared to those with low levels of DHA and EPA, finds a new study.
The medicinal fungus Sanghuangporus sanghuang (S.sanghuang) helped reduce inflammation associated with acute lung injury in mice, a new study reports.
Mark Blumenthal, founder and executive director of the American Botanical Council has added to his list of awards and accolades with a recognition from an Indian group.
Intestinal bacteria transferred at birth affect lung development, bacterial resistance and susceptibility to inflammatory conditions in newborns, according to a new mouse study.