The combined supplementation of the botanical berberine and probiotics has been found to help reduce blood sugar levels in diabetic patients, more so than taking each product alone, says a 12-week RCT conducted in China.
Greater understanding in precision around synbiotics – that synergistic combination of probiotics and prebiotics – will create many exciting opportunities in the future, and will also advance our understanding of our resident microbes, says Dr Mary Ellen...
We all know that probiotics are beneficial to the gut. But what about advantages that extend to other parts of the body? Deerland Probiotics and Enzymes recently announced exciting results from a study that found one specific probiotic strain that does...
The gut-brain axis is a hot topic amongst scientists, doctors, and dietary supplement businesses today, but this was not the case just five years ago, where the idea of using probiotics to address mental and cognitive health issues was met with much scepticism.
Researchers have made a case for the use of vitamin, mineral and fatty acid supplements in the battle against the coronavirus, particularly in obese patients, who may be more susceptible to the virus’ effects.
One of the reasons COVID-19 is so unsettling is because the virus’ impact on each individual is so different. Researchers say a number of factors could impact this — including age, race, gender and an underlying mechanism.
A study carried out by the German Federal Institute for Risk Assessment (BfR) has examined the differences between vegan and mixed diets, concluding ‘Vitamin B12 is well supplemented, iodine is a matter of concern’.