Consuming a New Zealand blackcurrants supplement increases the level of cyclic glycine-proline (cGP) – a compound linked to brain health – in patients with Parkinson’s Disease (PD), a recent study has found.
Microbiotica is to contribute its reference genome database and culture collection of gut bacteria in a landmark study looking at the microbiome’s role in patients undergoing treatment for various cancers.
The American Gastroenterological Association has released guidelines for a range of conditions, with strong support for necrotizing enterocolitis in infants and for the prevention of C. difficile infection in adults and children who take antibiotics.
New research from Unilever highlights the growing importance of health, wellness and immunity for consumers. “Our Foods and Refreshment business is uniquely positioned to lead purposefully in the space of holistic health and immunity,” nutrition R&D...
Results from the ground-breaking PREDICT personalised nutrition study have been published, revealing that our microbiome and the meal timing can have a greater influence on some postprandial responses than our genes and even the macronutrients themselves.
Collagen peptides are making their way into everyday use food categories, according to ingredients supplier Rousselot. Their inclusion in formulations allows manufacturers to differentiate with various health messages - and even unlocks the door to reformulation...
Two recent studies, from Princeton University and the University of Virginia, have outlined the mechanisms behind how diet and changes to the gut microbiome can affect the toxicity of a range of drugs.