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Olive leaf extract can relieve severe knee pain, study finds

By Nicola Gordon-Seymour

Daily intake of olive leaf extract (OLE) is effective in reducing joint discomfort and increasing mobility in older people with significant high knee pain, according to the results from a Swiss study, sponsored by Nestle.

The study found that the potential oral probiotic could inhibit the activity of various common pathogenic bacteria.    Image © Jan-Otto / Getty Images

Study identifies new oral probiotic candidate

By Stephen Daniells

A bacterial strain isolated from the mouth and throat of a healthy five-year-old child may prevent the adherence of a key oral pathogen, suggests a new study from China.

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Enhanced AI platform generates personalised nutrition insights

By Nicola Gordon-Seymour

Researchers at Wageningen University & Research (WUR) are developing an artificial intelligence (AI) platform that will generate personalised nutritional advice based on individual health parameters and food purchasing habits.

Factoring CBD into the athletic equation

Factoring CBD into the athletic equation

By Danielle Masterson

This year’s Sports & Active Nutrition Summit event launched with a focus on CBD in sports nutrition. While CBD/hemp products are still in a federal regulatory gray area, that hasn’t stopped product developers from flooding the market with new offerings....

The new study suggests that micro-encapsulation of select probiotic strains may help manage acne.   Image © Obencem / Getty Images

Skin probiotic may offer anti-acne options: Study

By Stephen Daniells

Specially selected strains of lactobacilli may positively shift the skin microbiome and reduce acne lesions, says a new study from Belgium that deepens our knowledge of skin microbiome modulation.

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Probiotic mix may boost mood for people with moderate depression

By Stephen Daniells

A multispecies probiotic product may improve mood and some cognitive measures, says a new study from the University of Oxford that suggests the product may be an “early intervention strategy” for people with moderate depression.

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