The Food Safety Authority of Ireland is advising the industry to
remove 10 herbal supplement products from sale, after a survey
found them to contain irradiated components not highlighted in the
Creatine serum supplements seem to have no effect on muscle ATP or
creatine stores, despite claims by one US manufacturer, say
researchers. Creatine manufacturer Degussa BioActives says the
study highlights the value of its creatine...
A US study reveals that out of more than 250 dietary products
tested, only HMB and creatine supplements have sufficient
scientific evidence to show that their use increases lean body mass
A study carried out on elderly male dogs found that those with
diets high in selenium had less DNA damage in their prostates
compared with dogs on a normal diet, enhancing the view that the
mineral has a protective effect against...
Contrary to widely held views, giving iron supplements to anaemic
children when they have a cold or other upper respiratory tract
infection can improve their iron status without side effects, finds
a recent study.
Mothers who supplement their diet with fatty acids rich in
docosahexaenoic acid (DHA) during pregnancy and lactation may
increase the IQ of their children, say researchers in this month's
Farm-raised fish eating specially formulated diets high in fatty
acids could improve people's health and also satisfy different
palates, according to US researchers who are testing additives of
conjugated linoleic acid, an omega-6...
A survey of supplement use among more than 45,000 American men and
women shows that many people are self-treating medical conditions
with natural remedies. The authors urged doctors to be aware of the
the conditions their patients...
The vitamin and dietary supplement market will continue to grow
despite increasing sector maturity, driven by greater consumer
interest, ageing populations and a greater emphasis on self-care,
suggests a new report by market analysts...
Taking large doses of popular mineral and vitamin supplements over
a long period of time can have a major impact on health, according
to a recent report. A case where a teenager increased the
recommended dosage of zinc supplements...