A new meta-analysis suggests omega-3 supplementation may be beneficial for COVID-19 patients, but academics say there is an urgent need for large and rigorous trials to establish better data on timing, dosage and mechanism of action.
The vegan collagen alternative 'VeCollal' has reached an important milestone in scientific recognition with the publication of a study concluding it can significantly increase collagen density and elasticity, and decrease wrinkles.
GOED has revealed the significant role that DHA and EPA may play in immune health following a review of its scientific database, with new research suggesting their potential association with white blood cell biology as well as inflammatory resolution.
High fructose corn syrup may have detrimental effects on brain health and function, but data from a new animal study suggests vitamin D may decrease the number of HFCS-related degenerative neurons, and positively affect learning and memory performance.
From flow cytometry to PCR-based techniques, there are several advances for the enumeration of probiotics and the emerging category of postbiotics. A new review explores the various technologies available for quantifying these modulators of the microbiome.
The flowering plant in the amaryllis family, also known as Allium sativum, significantly decreases systolic blood pressure in hypertensives, according to research that appeared in the Journal of Functional Foods.
Getting enough iron and vitamin D during the second trimester of pregnancy was related to less maternal depression symptoms during the third trimester, according to a study published in the Journal of Nutrition.
New research concludes supplementation with probiotics, L-glutamine and biotin can improve body composition parameters, thereby increasing overall quality of life of patients with ulcerative colitis (UC).
A new systematic review observes that brown seaweed consumption, specifically Laminaria digitata, Undaria pinnatifida, Acophyllum nodosum, and Fucus vesiculosus species, are significantly associated with improvements in postprandial blood glucose levels.
A new survey and study by Danone Nutricia Research highlight the importance of early nutritional intervention for patients with cancer and the potential for its Fortimel drink to support patients in meeting recommended protein intake.
Supplementation of the postbiotic Lactiplantibacillus plantarum TWK10 (TWK10) has shown to reduce physical fatigue and improve exercise endurance even at a low dose, according to a six-week trial conducted by Synbio Tech, National University of Taiwan...
“Stop guessing which mass-made supplements to take. None are meant for you.”
–That’s a statement from Bioniq’s website, a company that offers personalized supplements using a patented algorithm. The London-based startup opened its doors in 2019...
A new RCTl conducted in healthy older adults notes that exercise paired with medium-chain triglycerides (MCT) result in significant improvements to various measures of health-related quality of life (HRQOL), when compared to control.
NutraIngredients has unveiled the winners of its highly competitive Probiota Pioneers competition, set to showcase innovations in probiotics, prebiotics, and microbiome research at the next, eagerly anticipated Probiota event in February 2024.
Astaxanthin supplementation combined with CrossFit exercise significantly improves adipokine function in men with obesity, mitigating complications and enhancing metabolic health, a new study concludes.
A new review reveals the significant neuroprotective properties of dietary polysaccharides, attributing their actions to the key mechanisms of oxidative stress reduction, neuronal production, metabolic regulation, and gut barrier integrity promotion.
A new study suggests that Gencor Pacific’s Levagen+ Palmitoylethanolamide (PEA) ingredient may alleviate symptoms of seasonal allergies as shown by a reduction in histamine and inflammatory markers despite a strong placebo effect.
Ahiflower oil may form newly synthesized omega-3 DHA (docosahexaenoic acid) and replace it in key tissues like liver, adipose, and the brain in mice with comparable efficiency as ‘preformed’ DHA from fish.
A new RCT investigating the effect of Lion’s Mane intakes on cognition and stress in healthy, young adults reports significant improvements in short and long-term cognition, when compared to control groups.
Supplementation with a standardized Ashwagandha root extract may reduce stress and anxiety in healthy individuals with mild to moderate stress-related symptoms, compared to placebo, says a new study from Sabinsa.
A new systematic review observes that combining beetroot juice (BJ) with nutritional supplements, including caffeine, nitrate (NIT), and citrulline (CIT), may provide a synergistic effect to improve exercise performance.
A 'sunshine vitamin' deficiency among pregnant Black women is a significant predictor of preterm birth (PTB), as compared to non-Hispanic white women, according to research which appeared in Nutrients.
What are the main benefits of eating a healthy diet? Well, according to a new study, living longer for one.. In fact, some longevity-related diets, particularly involving whole grains and nuts, can increase our lives by up to a decade.
A new umbrella review of meta-analyses investigating the effect of long-chain omega-3 supplementation on depressive symptoms concludes the majority of studies observe a significant effect, particularly in those with major depressive disorder (MDD).
Insufficient amounts of iron in the body may lead to psychosocial health consequences such as depression among women of reproductive age (WRA), according to research published in the Journal of Nutrition.
A substance derived from spent coffee grounds has the potential to protect brain cells from the damage caused by several neurodegenerative diseases: including Alzheimer’s, Parkinson’s and Huntington’s, according to a new study.