Supplementation with Akkermansia muciniphila may improve insulin sensitivity and cholesterol levels in a study that points to the gut bacterium’s effect on weight and metabolic syndrome related traits.
Commercial baby foods have been denounced in a new report from Public Health England for encouraging high sugar intake in infants, misleading parents with health claims and setting children up for potential diet-related issues throughout their life.
The authors of a recent study, which looked at how glucosamine - a supplement that is normally taken to help joint pain - could lower the risk of heart disease, should also reveal the association of other supplements with cardiovascular events or death.
The post-1995 generation, developments in the infant market, and the integration of offline and online sales channels are the up-and-coming forces shaping China’s health food industry, according to China’s health food commerce chief.
Micronutrient deficiencies, including vitamins B12 and D, as well as folate, iron, zinc and copper, are common in adults with celiac disease and must be addressed at that time of diagnosis, according to a new study.