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.
Evaluating diet as a whole offers a better insight into gut microbiome than individual dietary features and could facilitate the design of more personalised dietary strategies, according to new research funded by Danone Nutricia Research.
A new study published in Lancet Gastroenterology and Hepatology has shown that orally administered faecal microbiota transplantation (FMT) could lead to the remission of ulcerative colitis, with one of the researchers heading the trial now outlining the...
New research has found significant positive shifts in gut microbiome makeup among subjects participating in a weight loss program with the most beneficial changes occurring in subjects who showed low diversity at the outset.
Supplemental lycopene, a red carotenoid found in tomatoes, watermelons, and other foodstuffs, may significantly reduce blood pressure in hypertensive people, says a new meta-analysis of clinical trials.
A new paper lays out the basics for successful design of a dietary supplement clinical trial. The document goes over considerations like dosing, proper characterization of study material, pharmacokinetics and others that are still all too frequently...
Commercially available eye health supplements for age-related macular degeneration (AMD) sold in pharmacies and e-commerce platforms in Australia, New Zealand, US, UK and Canada have been found to vary widely in terms of their formulation and pricing,...
Virginia-based Bio-Cat, Inc. is sponsoring a clinical trial at the University of Illinois at Urbana-Champaign to investigate the efficacy of a digestive enzyme blend designed to improve protein digestion and gastrointestinal tolerance.