Astaxanthin’s strong anti-oxidant activity may help prevent mitochondrial dysfunction, which could explain it’s strong potential benefits for a range of health conditions, says a new mini-review from South Korea.
Dietary supplementation with the probiotic strain Bifidobacterium breve B-3 may help reduce body fat levels in healthy pre-obese adults, according to a new study from Japan’s Morinaga Milk Industry Co., Ltd.
‘Good bacteria’ found in infant faeces could form the basis of a probiotic supplement that could help lower disease risk as researchers point to babies’ good health and absence of age-related diseases as good starting points.
Supplementation with a marine oil lipid extract derived from New Zealand green-lipped mussels does not benefit resting pulmonary or muscle function in non-asthmatic elite runners, according to a recent population study.
Results from a long term trial in diabetes patients showed that omega-3s did not prevent heart attacks or strokes. Experts within the industry raised questions about how the results were reported, the baseline levels of the study population as well as...
Nature’s Bounty continues to ramp up the scientific backing of its products under the leadership of new chief scientific officer Mark Gelbert PhD, JD. An example is a recent study the company conducted on the prevalence of micronutrient deficiencies.