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...
A DuPont review has reinforced the link between the gut microbiome and sporting performance as the firm’s researchers identify probiotics’ role in training support, performance, and post-exercise recovery.
The international team behind a new global analysis caution that highly variable childhood nutrition may lead to stunted growth and a rise in childhood obesity— factors that could affect a child's health their entire life.
High consumption of sweeteners such as aspartame or sucralose over a two week period has minimal effect on gut microbiota composition or SCFA production, according to the secondary outcomes of a double-blind RCT.
A Nestlé-produced ketogenic (kMCT) drink could improve cognitive function in individuals suffering from Mild Cognitive Impairment (MCI), the firm's study suggests, as the product is set to be launched in Europe by the end of the year.
Two researchers from the University of Alabama at Birmingham have spent the last three years using the microbiome ‘fingerprint’ technique -- a method that harnesses the power of genomic tools and supercomputers to identify individual strains within a...