A new study has found that whey protein supports the recovery from muscle loss among elderly subjects better than do collagen peptides. But neither protein helped prevent the muscle loss in the first place.
Most studies looking at bioactive compounds have focused on temperate climate berries, argue researchers from Brazil. They make the case for the commercialization of Brazilian small fruits to compete with so-called ‘temperate berries.’
Vitamin D supplementation for pregnant women with gestational diabetes mellitus (GDM) may lead to improvements in their glucose and cholesterol levels, and lower their offspring's risk of hyperbilirubinemia, say researchers in Iran.
A new meta-analysis has dismissed the potential bone health benefits of vitamin D. The Natural Products Association slammed the conclusions, stating that they ignore scientific evidence and medical guidance from around the world.
The traditional Chinese medicine (TCM) combination of Astragalus membranaceus and Angelica sinensis called Danggui Buxue Tang may shorten running times and boost iron levels during recovery, suggests a new study.
DNA metabarcoding can be used to test for Echinacea and other species in highly processed and multi-ingredient herbal products, recent research suggests, adding to current approaches used in botanical identification.
Data from a small study with healthy young men suggests that insect protein isolate from mealworms may equal soy protein for increasing blood levels of essential amino acids and branched-chain amino acids.