Measuring plasma free amino acids (PFAA) may have importance in assessing the risk of Alzheimer’s disease (AD) in patients with mild cognitive impairment (MCI) and facilitate a lifestyle approach to dementia management, according to the authors of a report...
A synergistic formula of mushroom polysaccharides and other active components with different pharmacological properties could improve outcomes in the prevention and management of diabetes mellitus (DM) and comorbidities, according to findings from a recent...
Limited dietary intake of vitamin D and minimal sun exposure increases the risk of clinically significant anxiety symptoms in young women in the United Arab Emirates (UAE), according to research on college students.
Supplementation with some but not all micronutrients may benefit cardiometabolic health, says a new review published in the Journal of the American College of Cardiology. Others may even be bad for your heart.
Further work needs to be done to raise awareness of the need for women with obesity to supplement both with a higher dose of folic acid and vitamin D, and to be aware of the role of iodine, researchers say.
Research suggests that a novel synbiotic supplement comprising Bacillus subtilis and L-alanyl-L-glutamine (Ala-Gln) can improve glucose parameters and generate weight loss in individuals with pre-diabetes.
Plant-based protein consumption could contribute to better muscle health among the elderly population in China, although overall protein-intake recommendations are inadequate in counteracting muscle loss, say researchers.
A systematic review of evidence on the positive influence of saffron (Crocus sativus L.) on multiple sclerosis (MS) symptoms has raised concerns about the possible risk of bias (RoB) due to selective reporting of outcomes and adverse reactions.
Greater intakes of flavonoid sub-classes, anthocyanin and isoflavone, were associated with lower prevalence of Metabolic Associated Fatty Liver Disease (MAFLD) in a new national population based study.
Hydrolysed collagen reduces the synthesis of lipopolysaccharides (LPS) and the subsequent release of pro-inflammatory cytokines to preserve skin immune integrity and prevent infections in the elderly, say researchers.
Scientists are calling for a European legal framework for energy drinks (EDs) to regulate maximum levels of active components, volume size, and initiate labelling improvements to mitigate health risks from excessive exposure.
Long-term supplementation with a specific probiotic strain may improve gut health and lower inflammation in elderly women with low bone mineral density, says a new study. The data suggests this may lead to beneficial effects on bone metabolism.
Contrary to previous findings, only participants with ‘optimal’ diets enjoyed a significant beneficial effect on attentional performance following intake of a multinutrient containing B-vitamins and botanicals.
L-arginine combined with vitamin C can improve physical performance, muscle strength, endothelial function, and fatigue in adults with long Covid and should be considered a treatment option to relieve persistent symptoms, according to a study published...
Older adults are not consuming enough protein so more importance should be placed on creating products tailored to these consumers, researchers have said, providing their own recommendations on how to achieve this.
More accessible diagnostics and tools that integrate data from the various body clocks are two key challenges that experts seeking to optimise health span, as well as life span, need to overcome, says a China-based pioneer in the field.
A probiotic isolated from human breast milk may reduce gastrointestinal infections in infants born by Cesarean section by up to 73%, according to recent review published in the Frontiers in Pediatrics journal.