Beverages lead functional product uses for Pycnogenol
Beverages represent one of the most interesting categories for
Pycnogenol outside of supplements, as formulators are seeking to
add value to established product lines and deliver healthy
ingredients in convenient formats.
Vitamin E during pregnancy could cut asthma in kids
Mothers with low vitamin E intake during pregnancy are more likely
to have asthmatic kids at age five, suggests a new study from
Magnesium supplements could help asthmatics, says study
Child asthmatics taking oral magnesium supplements decreased the
severity of the asthma and used less medication, reports a
randomized clinical trial from Brazil.
Nicotine water not a supplement, says FDA
The FDA stepped up to the plate and declared nicotine water NICLite
violates the Federal Food, Drug and Cosmetic Act and is not a
dietary supplement - a move that could potentially counter
criticism the agency is negligent and does...
Flaxseed could boost lung health, animal study
A dietary supplement of flaxseed, a rich source of lignans and
omega-3 fatty acids, could prove useful to reduce lung inflammation
and oxidative stress, if results from a mice study can be expanded
More fruit could mean less asthma in adults
People with an antioxidant-rich diet could reduce their risk of
developing asthma in adulthood, say Cambridge researchers - adding
to a growing body of science on the subject.
Beta-carotene could slow down lung aging
Increased intake of beta-carotene, found naturally in carrots,
broccoli and tomatoes, might reduce the loss of lung function due
to aging, says new research from France.
Fruit and veg may cut adult asthma risk
A diet rich in vegetables such as tomatoes, carrots and leafy
vegetables, could cut the risk of adult asthma by about 20 per
cent, says new research.
Vitamin C helps smokers maintain vitamin E levels
A daily supplement of vitamin C can help preserve vitamin E levels
in smokers, a group at risk of low vitamin E levels due to higher
oxidative stress, by 45 per cent.
Yasoo to develop nutritional formula for CF
Yasoo Health, Inc. is to develop and commercialize a novel
nutritional formulation for sufferers of cystic fibrosis after
receiving almost $1 million from the Cystic Fibrosis Foundation.
Sambucol fights bird flu virus in lab
Sambucol, a standardized extract of black elderberry, has been
found to fight the avian flu virus H5N1, revealed British
researchers last week.
Tomato juice prevents emphysema in animal models
Drinking tomato juice completely prevented emphysema in mice
exposed to tobacco smoke, report researchers from Japan.
More support for benefits of fish oil for asthmatics
A new report claims omega-3 fatty acid supplements can protect
against exercise-induced bronchoconstriction (EIB) in asthma
sufferers, adding to previous studies linking fish oil to lung
Omega-3 fatty acids can improve COPD symptoms
A diet rich in omega-3 and polyunsaturated fatty acids (PUFAs)
could improve lung function for COPD sufferers, reports a study
More vitamin D linked to better lung health
High levels of vitamin D may help our lungs stay healthy, according
toresearchers from New Zealand.