Every 21 seconds someone in the US discovers they have diabetes, setting a breakneck pace that is fueling a 6% annual increase in the number of Americans diagnosed with the chronic disease for which there is no cure, but which can be managed in part through...
Consuming functional foods containing plant sterols may an economically attractive means of lowering cholesterol, improving quality of life, and reducing cardiovascular events in elderly adults, a new reports argues.
A targeted medical nutrition drink containing omega-3, vitamin D, protein and a combination of polyphenols has been found to improve symptoms of cachexia, a muscle-wasting disease that is common in COPD patients.
DuPont’s prebiotic fibre could exert positive benefits to the gut microbiome, according to an animal study featured in Nature which also raises future implications on skin, metabolic and even brain health.
Swapping out refined grains for whole grains does not cause significant shifts in our gut microbes or better insulin resistance – but does result in weight loss, lower food intake, and reduced systemic inflammation, say researchers.