Adults who had only been asleep for less than five hours had persistently lower levels of omega-3 fatty acids EPA and DHA compared to those who had a normal sleep between seven and nine hours, a study has found
More than 40% of curcumin supplements purchased online and from health food shops in France failed to match label claims, a report has found, shining a spotlight on quality control issues within the industry.
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.
Consumers of all ages are seeking functional solutions to support long-term dietary and lifestyle changes, according to the findings of a global consumer survey carried out by food ingredients supplier, Kerry.
Compounds from hemp hulls called N-trans caffeoyltyramine (NCT) and N-trans-feruloyltyramine (NFT) may support liver and metabolic health, according to new data from AI-phytonutrient pioneers Brightseed.
Supplementing starter formula with probiotics and added human milk oligosaccharides (HMO) for infants up to six months offers similar gut microbiome benefits as breast milk and could help align the microbial pattern of infants on formula towards that...
Beetroot nitrates combined with citrulline helped amateur triathletes cover more distance in a standardized running test. It’s the first time these two longtime sports nutrition ingredients have been studied together in this way, the researchers said.
A three-year double-blind randomized controlled trial with over 2,000 participants showed that omega-3 supplements may have an impact on the rate of falls in older people, the first time such a result has been reported.
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.
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....
An analytical study on marine sourced dietary supplements found different forms of arsenic present in most of them, but at sub-toxic levels. GOED said the results were not a concern to consumers with the caveat that the risk posed by one of the arsenic...
Ahead of Expo West, Monteloeder releases study that demonstrates extracts from hibiscus (Hibiscus sabdariffa) and lemon verbena (Lippia citriodora) may enhance satiety, suppress appetite and reduce cravings.
The supplementation of Lactiplantibacillus plantarum (L. plantarum) has shown to reduce the frequency of loose stools and other symptoms of functional diarrhoea, according to a 60-day trial conducted in South Korea.
Delegate registration is now open for the IPA World Congress + Probiota Americas in Washington DC, with speakers already for a blockbuster opening session on microbiome modulation to boost immunity and improve COVID outcomes.
No association was found between dietary choline and betaine intake with cardiovascular disease (CVD) risk, according to researchers at the Shahid Beheshti University of Medical Sciences in Tehran, Iran.
A study that links higher intakes of raw, but not cooked, vegetables to lower cardiovascular disease (CVD) risk has been met with caution by critics who warn not to take its findings in isolation to determine future intake or frequency.
The supplementation of perilla seed oil and citrus peel powder is reported to have significantly improve age-related cognitive decline in healthy elderly, according to a one-year RCT conducted in Japan.
Researchers based in Italy and Ireland have proposed a two step approach to validating and enumerating probiotic supplements. A stakeholder group commented that the approach holds promise for better quality control within the industry.
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.