There is an urgent need for clarification of concepts and constraints of the probiotics used in Live Biotherapeutic (LBP) products with success dependent on credible safety and efficacy demonstrations, says a European authority.
Supplementing statin-treated patients with omega-3, as a adjunct therapy, does not reduce their chances of suffering major adverse cardiovascular events, according to a new study which was terminated early due to the lack of positive results.
A new Australian study has revealed that different types of whole grains have particular benefits for lowering different areas of heart disease risk – but refined grains are also still recommended as part of a balanced diet.
Purported prebiotics must show efficacy in in vivo studies to be worthy of the term, and that currently only applies to an exclusive list, says Prof Glenn Gibson, the scientist who co-coined the term in the mid-1990s.
Taking care of ourselves is more important than ever. Two major pieces to the self-care puzzle are sleep and nutrition. However, that may not be enough. Research is mounting to suggest that there are very real and important implications for when we eat....