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The new survey of endurance athletes (cyclists, runners & triathletes) showed that 78% were using dietary supplements to support health, enhance performance, and improve sleep.   Image © Klaus Vedfelt / Getty Images

Almost 80% of endurance athletes use supplements: Survey

By Stephen Daniells

Dietary supplement use is very high among endurance athletes, with older athletes using the products, says a new study that suggests opportunity to develop age-specific products for this population.

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Study: Increased protein leads to taller girls

By Danielle Masterson

In addition to carbs and fats, protein is one of the three macronutrients required for optimal health. Protein aids with tissue growth and repair, supports immune health, and according to new research, may help some children grow taller.

NutraCast: Improving lifespan via ‘zombie cell’ elimination

NutraCast: Improving lifespan via ‘zombie cell’ elimination

By Danielle Masterson

Senescent cells accumulate with age and are associated with many disease states people experience later in life. Over time, these cells stop dividing but do not die off, which is hw they earned the nickname "zombie cells.” Researchers believe that...

Clinical support for low-cost tablets to treat coronavirus

Clinical support for low-cost tablets to treat coronavirus

By Nicola Gordon-Seymour

Chewable tablets or capsules formulated with dextrose or sorbitol and added bovine lactoferrin (bFL) offer a low cost and easy to produce preventative or clinical treatment for coronavirus strains, including COVID-19, according to a new study.

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Measuring psychological stress in health research

By Danielle Masterson

Between the pandemic, inflation rates, global issues and more, an increasing number of consumers are turning to supplements to support their mental health. According to SPINS, vitamins & supplements for stress relief and sleep support products saw...

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Swiss company launch pill that will help you wake up

By Liza Laws

A tablet to improve the natural waking up process has been launched by Swiss neutraceutical company, Galventa and has been designed to help night owls and shift workers feel more alert with ingredients being slowly released during sleep.

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