A randomised control trial (RCT) reports that following the administration of flaxseed oil containing high amounts of alpha linoleic acid (ALA), scores for verbal fluency were significantly improved in the older adults, when compared to the control group....
A combination of astaxanthin, lutein and zeaxanthin – all shown to improve some parameters of eye health on their own – increased eye-hand coordination after visual display terminal (VDT) use, according to a recent study.
A new study notes that an eight-strain probiotic was able to significantly reduce oxidative stress and markers of inflammation within mice exposed to chronic sleep restriction (CSR), compared to the controls.
A new study analysing the HMO contents of breastmilk during the infant’s first 12-weeks of life, observes that greater intakes of fucosylated types correlated with higher scores for executive function at age three.
Liver health is an “overlooked category” in the dietary supplements space, but Gencor sees its new 4Liver ingredient as an exciting addition to a category that has not seen much innovation for decades.
Following a recent court case resulting from the ambiguity of the definition of foods for medical purposes (FSMPs), the Court of Justice of the EU (CJEU) has issued a preliminary ruling to further explain the definition.
Prolonged whole egg supplementation has been found to positively impact adolescent growth by promoting HDL-cholesterol and health-promoting bacteria growth, according to a study on Thai rural children.
The randomised control trial notes that frequency of defecation and watery stools reduced following supplementation with B. infantis M-63 in infants up until three months of age, compared to the placebo group.
A new meta-analysis has found supplements containing Lactobacillus acidophilus and Bifidobacterium bifidum may be a promising prevention and therapeutic strategy in Gestational Diabetes Mellitus (GDM).
The marine biologist and CEO of Weed & Wonderful, Craig Rose, discusses the company’s venture into the world of seaweed which he describes as a largely underutilised nutrient powerhouse that is abundantly available around the UK.
As consumers are driven by a trend for 'skinmalism', collagen brand Tosla says this interest in a more consolidated consumption of science-backed, holistic beauty products has created a market ripe for nutricosmetics.
The beauty-from-within market has experienced a significant evolution over the last decade, driven by a growing consumer base and demand for 'clean' and personalised products that promote overall health and wellness.
Ireland’s AnaBio Technologies has launched a range of encapsulated probiotic strains including well-established Bifidobacterium and Lactobacillus species that can survive temperature stresses associated with UHT processing.
Where once healthy diets focused on weight loss alone, today’s consumers want more from their food and drink. Enter holistic nutrition, which aims to enhance people’s wellbeing – whether that be improving sleep, stress, mood or digestion. How are brands...
Probiotic supplementation may be an affordable and safe adjuvant treatment option for cognitivie decline management in patients with Parkinson's Disease (PD), according to a new systematic review and meta-analysis.
Neither chia flour nor whey protein supplementation elicit an enhanced effect on fat free mass (FFM) or strength gains during resistance training in healthy young men consuming a high protein mixed diet, according to new data.
A new systematic review on the beneficial effects of probiotic supplementation for patients with depressive disorders finds long-term data lacking, with existing evidence only able to report on short-term intervention.
Fennel, berberine and hydroxycitric acid are the three new substances the EC has requested EFSA to assess under the article 8 procedure, allowing it to possibly restrict or prohibit the use of a substance on the EU market.
A new cross-sectional study reports that only 23% of type 2 diabetic patients aged 65 and over met their daily protein recommended intakes, suggesting a large source of frailty and sarcopenia seen in this population and highlighting potential intervention...
The recently launched Provytl 50+, founded by dietician Zoe Cotrell, provides subscription boxes of daily pre-portioned protein sachets to the over-50s, to meet heightened protein needs and prevent muscle loss.
Interest in the symptoms of menopause and how supplements can support women in this life-stage has skyrocketed of late but Pura Collagen MD and co-founder Jennifer Mo, is confident consumers are astute enough to seek out science-led brands, as opposed...