The gut-brain axis is a hot topic amongst scientists, doctors, and dietary supplement businesses today, but this was not the case just five years ago, where the idea of using probiotics to address mental and cognitive health issues was met with much scepticism.
A newly published paper cautions that many consumers are using supplements to try to increase longevity warning that there is "no evidence" that people with a healthy diet can gain extra benefits from supplements.
Researchers have made a case for the use of vitamin, mineral and fatty acid supplements in the battle against the coronavirus, particularly in obese patients, who may be more susceptible to the virus’ effects.
One of the reasons COVID-19 is so unsettling is because the virus’ impact on each individual is so different. Researchers say a number of factors could impact this — including age, race, gender and an underlying mechanism.
A study carried out by the German Federal Institute for Risk Assessment (BfR) has examined the differences between vegan and mixed diets, concluding ‘Vitamin B12 is well supplemented, iodine is a matter of concern’.
A high-fructose syrup diet negatively disrupts the gut microbiome but a diet high in fruit modulates it favourably, supporting digestive health and counteracting harmful effects of excessive fructose, according to a pilot intervention study.
M-Gard is yeast-derived beta glucans (Saccharomyces cerevisiae) that work as an immune-enhancing agent. The natural yeast beta 1,3/1,6 glucan was developed by using a proprietary process that extracts the ingredient from the cell wall of a proprietary...