A new BBC article dismisses the benefits of probiotics because a study failed to find colonization. It is a serious mistake to confuse colonization with efficacy and we need to get this message across to consumers.
Astaxanthin’s strong anti-oxidant activity may help prevent mitochondrial dysfunction, which could explain it’s strong potential benefits for a range of health conditions, says a new mini-review from South Korea.
A recent study reported something very impressive: A decade after the end of a randomized clinical trial, the benefits of dietary supplementation not only persisted, but seemed to be getting bigger. So why are we not talking about this more?
The International Organization for Standardization (ISO) is developing a series of standards that verify ingredients contained in infant formula further addressing consumer health and fair food trade practices.
The US Food and Drug Administration today issued a draft guidance on labeling of live microbial ingredients (probiotics) as colony forming units (CFUs) in addition to weight, as is currently specified in the regulations.
Growing consumer numbers are driving the global sales of weight management products in response to soaring overweight and obesity rates as meal replacement powders or bars find an audience eager to adopt a healthier lifestyle.
Dietary supplementation with the probiotic strain Bifidobacterium breve B-3 may help reduce body fat levels in healthy pre-obese adults, according to a new study from Japan’s Morinaga Milk Industry Co., Ltd.
Latvia has published a draft regulation concerning plants, plant parts and other substances for consumer use, as it seeks to clarify how firms can use these ingredients in food supplements, tea, syrup, and other products.