A first in-human clinical trial has suggested that dietary supplementation with Urolithin A, a pomegranate metabolite, could offer an anti-ageing benefit thanks to its impact on mitochondrial and cellular health.
Though the body of science around polyphenol intake generally supports its health benefits, it is “difficult to establish an evidence-based reference intake for the whole class and subclass of compounds,” researchers argue in a paper.
Prenatal supplements containing micronutrients such as zinc, iodine, and vitamin A, could prove more effective than the iron-folic acid supplements suggested in current health policies, say researchers.
Is there a role for cannabis and its derivatives to play in our food system, perhaps as part of a healthy, well-balanced diet? Scientists explored the question at the recent Nutrition 2019 conference in Baltimore.