Daily consumption of a low-fat spread formulated with plant sterols and fish oil may lead to “significant and clinically relevant” improvements in blood lipid levels, says a new study by Unilever scientists.
Scientists have discovered a link between drinking a cup of coffee and the stimulation of 'brown fat', the body's own fat-fighting defences, which they say could be the key to tackling obesity and diabetes.
Multiple micronutrient supplementation before pregnancy may be necessary to minimise the incidence of micronutrient deficiency among rural Bangladeshi women, according to an RCT by researchers in the US, Bangladesh and Thailand.
A strain of Veillonella atypica isolated from marathon runners may boost endurance and running performance – for mice at least – according to a new study by scientists from Harvard University and Fitbiomics.
Supplementation with a hemp-derived, CBD-rich extract for six weeks led to significant improvements in sleep and reductions in appetite, according to results of a randomized clinical trial in healthy adults.
More than a quarter of adults aged 50 and over are vitamin D deficient, say researchers, who urge supplement uptake and a mandatory food fortification policy as most effective in tackling deficiencies.
New animal research by scientists at the National Institutes of Health (NIH) indicated that omega-7 (palmitoleic acid) from fish oil significantly reduced atherosclerosis plaque and other cardiovascular risk factors.