A study published yesterday by a group that included researchers from the University of Mississippi found that fewer than half of 30 immune supplements bought on Amazon had labels that accurately reflected their contents.
Prolonged addition of a probiotic supplement or food into the diet of seniors may support healthy ageing by shifting their gut microbiota and reducing markers of inflammation, according to results of the Italian ProbioSenior Project.
Supplementation with a heat-killed bacterium may significantly increase iron status for young women, says new study from Japan that creates novel opportunities to address a leading global nutrient deficiency.
This round-up will feature scientific findings from big brand names, including Swisse and its study of krill oil supplementation on knee osteoarthritis, Amway’s personalised nutrition, and India’s national research agency’s plans for studying cannabidiol...
The APAC MD of Factors Group, owner of brands such as Natural Factors and Bioclinic Naturals, will be unwrapping innovation opportunities across microbiome nutrition at our forthcoming Growth Asia Summit in Singapore.
China seeking new methods to test laxatives, beta-blockers in health foods, New Zealand industry body objecting government’s recommendations to schedule levomefolate, and India’s mandatory traceability policy on vegan products are some of the latest APAC...
A 12-month RCT conducted in Australia has found that zinc supplementation did not produce significant benefit in preventing diabetes, a finding which is in contrary to the existing body of scientific literature.
In this round-up, we look at the latest developments from big brand names, including Amway’s Nutrilite traceability program, Meiji’s healthy ageing product launch in Japan, and a clinical trial assessing Blackmores’ products in Singapore.
Specific probiotics strains have showed immunomodulatory properties in women suffering from chronic inflammatory conditions, such as gestational diabetes and PCOS, according to a review of RCTs conducted by Nestle.
Scientists are struggling to reach a consensus on guidance of cocoa consumption for patients with type-2 diabetes mellitus (T2DM) as conflicting evidence makes it difficult to determine precise dose-to-response outcomes.
Short-term consumption of blueberries can improve health outcomes in adults at high-risk of cardiovascular disease (CVD) but results on healthy individuals are ambiguous and require further investigation to establish long-term outcomes.
Palmitoylethanolamide (PEA) has shown to inhibit the COVID-19 virus in both in-silico and in-vitro settings, and positive findings from a clinical trial are expected to be published in Q3, says functional ingredient firm Gencor.
With consumers increasingly demanding scientifically-validated nutra products and ingredients, one of the key scientists in Australia’s national research agency has revealed the three factors that are crucial for a high-quality trial.
Vitamin D levels marginally increased in people who received low dose vitamin D3 alone or combined with calcium, compared to a decline seen in those who received calcium supplement alone or a placebo, according to a new RCT from the UAE.