Nutritional interventions can help prevent sarcopenia via maintenance of protein homeostasis, protect against inflammation, enhanced mitochondrial function, and reversal of satellite cell dysfunction, a new review describes.
Metabolomic research suggests that the compound S-adenosyl-L-methionine (SAMe) may play a more critical role in infant development than previously thought while offering encouraging support for supplemental use in new mothers.
Supplementation with higher doses of vitamin D during a critical emotional developmental window may reduce mental health issues like depression and anxiety in children as they age, according to a recent study.
A new RCT highlights that following supplementation with vitamin K2 (MK-7) in patients with haemodialysis (HD), there were decreases in measures of arterial stiffness which were more pronounced in those with diabetes, compared to those receiving standard...
A daily multivitamin may improve memory performance in older adults by the equivalent of 3.1 years compared to the placebo, according to new data from the large-scale COcoa Supplement and Multivitamin Outcomes Study (COSMOS).
A new randomised controlled trial reports that, in subjects suffering from functional gastrointestinal disorders (FGIDs), abdominal symptom relief was significantly greater following consumption of freeze-dried blueberries when compared to a control group....
The rise of dietary supplements to help manage stress was one of the big success stories from the pandemic years. While much of this success was linked to products containing adaptogenic herbs (we’re looking at you, Ashwagandha), the past couple of years...
Three South Korean hospitals collaborated to investigate the safety and efficacy of EstroG-100, a patented herbal extract containing Cynanchum wilfordii Hemsley, Phlomis umbrosa Turczaninow, and Angelica gigas Nakai. The researchers sought to improve...
A new review by authors from Parma, Italy, has explored the role of gut microbiota as a mediator of the myoprotective effects associated with key polyphenolic compounds, finding that their interaction with gut microbes alters effectiveness against age-related...
Four-weeks of supplementation with a combination of five probiotic strains and vitamin D3 enhanced lactate utilization and offered anaerobic performance benefits for in mixed martial artists, says a new study from Poland.
A new intervention trial reports that the efficacy of sleep supplements, including l-theanine, GABA, and l-serine, was dependent on the participants preconditions (PCs), including lifestyle habits and sleep problems.
Supplementation of infant formula with the human milk oligosaccharide 2′-fucosyllactose (2′-FL) elevates the production of secondary microbial metabolites in the infant's microbiome to levels closer to that seen in breastfed infants, according to...
Oral intake of Kemin’s Neumentix spearmint extract may preserve the activity and viability of ganglion cells in the retina and support an expanded role for the nootropic for neural tissues beyond the brain.
Novozymes OneHealth, supplier of probiotics, enzymes, and bioactive ingredients, exhibited its ‘ProbioBrain’ psychobiotic containing the targeted Bifidobacterium Longum 1714 strain, at Vitafoods last week.
Regular consumption of garlic and onion extract improves the immunity of elderly volunteers and can be used prophylactically against the most common infectious respiratory diseases, according to new data.
A new systematic review including data from 339 subjects, found dietary supplements have protective effects on lean muscle mass, but not on strength, amongst patients suffering from disuse muscular atrophy.
With Probiota Americas fast approaching, NutraIngredients-USA caught up with each of our Probiota Pioneers as part of a series profiling the entrepreneurial science and tech startups due to appear in Chicago, June 14-16.
A new study suggests that Euromed S. A.’s pomegranate extract, Pomanox (PMX), may exhibit significant anti-inflammatory benefits within an in vitro model of human reconstituted corneal epithelial cells.
As consumer interest in plant-based probiotics continues to grow, a new study presents consumption of Lactiplantibacillus pentosus LPG1 as a promising strategy for modulating and enhancing the diversity of the human gut microbiome.
There is compelling evidence to support intake of leucine-enhanced amino acid supplements alongside low-level exercise to reduce sarcopenia in older female haemodialysis (HD) patients, according to latest research.
Supplementation with an antioxidant ‘cocktail’ failed to improve bone mineral density (BMD), bone mineral content (BMC), and bone structure in healthy males following an 88-day regime, including head-down tilt bed rest (HDBR), conclude researchers.
A new Spanish trial suggests that, for patients with disease-related malnutrition, high energy-dense oral nutritional supplements (edONS) could be more efficient for patients than a reference supplement (heONS).
A new literature review from Australian and UK authors suggests vitamins and minerals have “potentially significant benefits” in reducing fatigue both in healthy people and those with chronic illnesses.