A study done on trained recreational swimmers showed a high carbohydrate diet did not improve swimming efficiency at moderate paces. But a nutrition expert observed that the intensity level was too low and duration too short to show the differences the...
A synbiotic combination of green banana resistant starch and probiotic Bacillus coagulans MTCC5856 (LactoSpore by Sabinsa) may reduce gut inflammation in a mouse model of inflammatory bowel diseases (IBD), says a new study from Australia.
A recent study done on professional soccer players in Poland concluded that the players were not consuming enough carbohydrate and were deficient in several important nutrients. But an expert cited some flaws in the study’s design, highlighting the...
Purported prebiotics must show efficacy in in vivo studies to be worthy of the term, and that currently only applies to an exclusive list, says Prof Glenn Gibson, the scientist who co-coined the term in the mid-1990s.
A Nestlé-produced ketogenic (kMCT) drink could improve cognitive function in individuals suffering from Mild Cognitive Impairment (MCI), the firm's study suggests, as the product is set to be launched in Europe by the end of the year.
A wrinkled type of ‘super pea,’ containing higher levels of gut-friendly ‘resistant starch,’ may prove beneficial to those at risk of type 2 diabetes, due to its ability to control blood sugar levels, a study thinks.
The high prevalence of dietary supplementation use in the athletic population means there is a risk of inadvertent doping for those users who don’t do their research or get their information from reliable sources.
Nestlé Health Science announces the start of a partnership to commercialise a self‐expanding capsule that trials have shown triggers the feeling of satiety via the gut–brain axis thereby leading to weight loss.
Recent research suggests that at looking the microbiome changes that result from increased protein and fiber consumption could be a better way to design nutritional plans that decrease the incidence of sarcopenia and obesity in older adults.
Grains fermented with Propionibacterium freudenreichii – the bacteria usually used as a ripening culture in Swiss-type cheese -- have enough vitamin B12 to be nutritionally significant and could potentially be cheaper than fortification, according to...