Moderate drinking can boost the formation of brain cells, but could also lead to alcoholism, speculate Swedish scientists, reports Lindsey Partos.
A Mediterranean style diet should be recommended to those already suffering from heart disease, says new research, which concludes its ingredients can help them live longer.
An EU-funded project has found that a synbiotic ingredient in conjunction with probiotics can help reduce the risk of colorectal cancer.
Nurture's OatVantage ingredient can lower the risk of coronary heart disease more than any other commercial oat product, according to a company-funded study carried out at the University of Minnesota.
Heart problems, weight control and diabetes are the three research areas that will be headlining at this year's Natural Health Research Institute's annual symposium.
Increased consumption of folic acid may have helped to reduce the number of children born with neural tube defects in Chile, according to a new study.
Greater understanding of an internal clock that controls how much we eat, could contribute to the fight against obesity, say scientists, pinpointing "something deep within the brain."
A new study indicates that barley beta-glucan has cholesterol-lowering properties similar to those of oats.
The US Centers for Disease Control and Prevention (CDC) has warned that the lower incidence of cardiovascular disease (CVD) amongst moderate drinkers, compared with heavy- or non-drinkers, may be attributable...
Food designs that use flavours, ingredients or aromas as triggers to limit food intake could be the next generation of consumer food, as food technologists across Europe work together to...
Vitamin D is a key factor in helping patients benefit from surgery to treat early stage lung cancer, says new research.
Green tea is back in the news again after a new study showed that men at a high risk of contracting prostate cancer had their risk slashed after taking green...
Obesity is a problem for anyone, but a study by researchers at Johns Hopkins found that people with a family history of heart disease have more reason than most to...
Two new studies carried out at the University of Pittsburg point to the potential of foods like broccoli and chili pepper in slowing or preventing the growth of cancerous cells.
A mother's education and income seem to be the key factors determining what their children eat, according to a study from the University of Glasgow, Scotland.
Eating honey along with supplemental calcium appeared to enhance calcium absorption in rats, according to a study from Purdue University.
Tea is once again being heralded as something more than a refreshing brew as research suggests it may prevent diabetes and complications associated with the disease.
Clear openings for health-positioned foods in China with new figures highlighting the rise in metabolic syndrome - a condition where a number of risk factors for heart disease are present.
Ingredient company InterHealth Nutraceuticals has added to its store of evidence indicating the efficacy of two of its ingredients for weight loss and cardiovascular health with studies presented at Experimental...
A natural compound found in cocoa deactivates a number of proteins that are probably behind the continual division of cancer cells, report researchers.
A review of the evidence on vitamins C and E, currently one of the most controversial nutritional products, will give industry support following the safety questions raised by recent studies.
A study into whether increased intake of dairy calcium reduces weight and fat mass, as previous research had suggested, concluded negatively.
International expert agreement on a definition of the metabolic syndrome, a collection of risk factors for heart disease and diabetes, will help doctors and the food industry better target prevention...
Smokers need more vitamin E, say researchers who have found that the vitamin is used up more quickly than in non-smokers to fight off the damage done by cigarettes.
Food makers will favour rice in formulations, with a new study set to boost consumer perception of the grain, showing rice eaters have a healthier overall diet, with less added...