Cannabidiol (CBD) shows strong potential for its inclusion in clinical treatment of traumatic brain injuries (TBI), with mechanisms of action including the mediation of the cellular and biochemical changes associated with the injuries, a recent literature...
The importance of microbial diversity in the gut for athletic performance was highlighted at ‘Probiota’ last week, with recent pilot studies highlighting the potential to pre-empt reductions with targeted dietary interventions.
Antioxidants and pro-, pre- and synbiotics may be promising in the treatment of metabolic-associated fatty liver disease (MAFLD) but the benefits of fatty acids and vitamin D are less conclusive, according to a new review and meta-analysis.
Cinnamon and its bioactive compounds may support brain function and slow cognitive impairment associated with neurodegenerative diseases, suggests a new review published in the journal Nutritional Neuroscience.
A study analysing different mushroom-based supplements on the Italian market concludes more rigorous testing and quality control is required, after discovering widespread discrepancies between product composition and that stated on labels.
On the 100th anniversary of the discovery of vitamin D, Dr. Michael Holick – an endocrinologist who contributed to isolating its active form – revisited the evolution of the sunshine vitamin, tracing its origins to the early oceans.
Adam Baker, director of science at Chr. Hansen, discussed recent in-house clinical trials observing an amplified response following administration of probiotics with HMOs, compared with pre- or probiotics given alone, at Probiota last week.
Following the identification of dietary patterns from a cohort of Japanese older adults, cognitive function was significantly higher in the protein balanced (PB) group compared to the high carbohydrate (HC) group, a new cross-sectional study finds.
Danone has opened the Daniel Carasso International Research & Innovation Center on the Paris-Saclay campus. Attending the official inauguration this week, FoodNavigator learnt about the group’s research priorities and the role it believes science...
With headline-grabbing cardiac arrests and head injuries in American football on the rise, a new study says that Docosahexaenoic acid (DHA) omega-3 supplementation could reduce the impact of risks on the field.
Sustainable marine products producer Grontvedt has launched a new brand of Norwegian Herring fish oil, completely smell- and taste-free, and rich in cetoleic acid, with immediate processing from “fish to oil in 30 minutes”.
The scope for protective metabolic potential of the medicine plant bitter apple, aka Citrullus colocynthis, has been explored in a new review published in ‘BMC Food Production, Processing and Nutrition’.
New research suggests that consistent consumption of Supergut shakes led to improvements in metabolic health, digestion, a health-related quality of life score that included sleep, mood, and energy levels, as well as a validated quality of life measure...
Following a worldwide trend towards holistic and preventative health, with the joint health market developing as a result, the team at PB Leiner explains how collagen peptide supplements look set for continued success.
Collagen-based solution supplier Rousselot highlights a heightened need for collagen to “help us withstand the stresses of healthy living”, following lifestyle changes post-COVID and the subsequent strain on our bodies.
The administration of B. pseudocatenulatum to mouse models resulted in a significant shifting of the microbiome, providing an anti-inflammatory response and supporting homeostasis of the immune system, a newly published study finds.
A new review by the ABC-AHP-NCNPR Botanical Adulterants Prevention Program (BAPP) highlights the most common types of adulteration plaguing the botanical supply chain and offers stakeholders a valuable resource to tackle this age-old problem.
Significant differences were noted in the intestinal bacterial populations of iron-deficient anaemic (IDA) women compared with healthy controls, with Faecalibacterium species displaying the greatest reductions, a new metabolomics study finds.
Increasing protein intake appears to reduce the risk of cognitive impairment in older age, while an extreme decline in animal-based protein consumption is linked with a 48% increase, new data from a long-term China study suggests.
Mice that received an obesity-inducing western diet (WD) had increased reproductive success when supplemented with a ‘Fertility Enhancer’ (FE) supplement containing antioxidants, phytonutrients, vitamins, PUFAs and amino acids.
Clinicians and researchers from across Poland have contributed to a review of scientific literature, concluding with a consensus of vitamin D recommendations, pointing out the importance of the vitamin to reduce the risk of spectrum of diseases.
Koreans who consume diets dominated by noodles, dumplings and red meat have a significantly higher risk of non-alcoholic fatty liver disease (NAFLD) compared to those who eat more vegetables, fish and soy products, new data from almost 45,000 people aged...
A recent literature review highlights collated evidence that maternal low vitamin D (VD) levels may result in abnormal growth of the offspring, as well as disordered lipid and glucose metabolism disorders.
A report published by personalised nutrition (PN) experts at Qina emphasises that the opportunity for using PN with female technology (femtech) to address health conditions is vast, following an increased awareness of gender-specific health conditions...
Consumption of a bilberry and fish oil combination supplement for three months improved severe dry eye symptoms in young and middle-aged adults, according to a study led by researchers from the Hong Kong Polytechnic University.
A scale-up company offering “the microbiome’s most powerful innovation platform” will attend NutraIngredients’ Probiota event next month (Feb 6-8) to showcase its pioneering technology to the gut health industry.
In vitro tests on European black elderberry (Sambuscus nigra L.) have established antiviral activity that inhibits disease progression of SARS-CoV-2 Alpha, Beta, Gamma, Delta, and Omicron variants, say researchers.
Food manufacturer Puratos has launched a new ingredient to boost prebiotic benefits of food for consumers in light of new research finding fermented hydrolysed AXOS can significantly improve the gut health benefits of bread.