A new RCT reports that a supplement combining vitamin C with glutathione (GSK) improved markers of metabolic, cardiac, and oxidative health in middle-aged triathlon athletes, following sub-maximal exercise.
Dietary supplementation with a specific Lacticaseibacillus paracasei probiotic strain may improve the function of the endothelium and overall heart health in people with metabolic syndrome (MetS), says a new study.
Flavanols can protect and restore gut barrier integrity following exposure to stressors such as obesity, and gut-related disorders such as coeliac disease, but future research should look to reveal personalised differences in bioavailability.
Researchers have published the first pediatric obesity study to show that a synbiotic treatment, alongside diet and exercise advice, is associated with both changes in intestinal microbiota composition and decreases in BMI.
A new RCT has found that the L-carnitine supplement Carnipure tartrate can increase platelet counts in patients testing positive for COVID-19, suggesting it may have a protective effect against thrombosis-induced complications.
A new meta-analysis and systematic review finds that supplementation with Lactobacillus and/or Bifidobacterium may significantly decrease BMI, fasting glucose, insulin, triglycerides, and cholesterol levels in patients with type 2 diabetes (T2D).
More well-designed research with elite soccer players is needed to improve support and advice regarding the use of dietary supplements for athletic performance enhancement, a literature review concludes.
Scientists at the University of Alberta have discovered a way to create a plant-based gelatin substitute from pea protein and are already collaborating with a multinational leader in plant-based ingredients.
Mid-summer launches have seen substantial additions to the plant-based category, with supplements to support women’s and cardiovascular health, whilst the consumer demand for novel protein sources continues.
Plant-focused diets, such as that recommended by EAT- Lancet to address environmental sustainability, may place consumers at risk of various micronutrient deficiencies, according to professor Sarah Bath from the university of Surrey.
Supplementation with the probiotic strains Lactiplantibacillus plantarum and Lacticaseibacillus paracasei can have a signifitcant impact on the faecal metabolome in children with coeliac disease autoimmunity.
Supplementation of essential amino acids and ketoacids can improve muscle mass and strength in individuals with pre-dialysis chronic kidney disease (CKD) on low protein diets, a new review has concluded.
The food technology company 4GOLD, founded by a pro-athlete trio, have launched a new LiFT lipid supplement combining long-chain triglycerides (LCTs) and medium-chain triglycerides (MCTs) for a fast and lasting energy release to fuel athletic performance.
A new review emphasises the potential benefits of females supplementing with probiotics from childhood, following the identification of the occurrence of dysbiosis in obese women suffering with Polycystic Ovary Syndrome (PCOS).
A combination of standardized extracts of tamarind seeds and turmeric may improve joint comfort and function, aerobic capacity, and lower body strength in people with mild to moderate knee osteoarthritis, says a new study.
A new systematic review states that supplementation with hesperidin, a flavonoid commonly found in oranges, significantly reduced cardiovascular disease (CVD) risk factors including levels of serum triglyceride (TC), total cholesterol (TC), low-density...
Vitamin D, zinc, and selenium supplements have significant evidence to suggest intakes reduce the risk of COVID-19 infection and associated severe outcomes, whilst probiotics may enhance symptomatic and viral clearance.
The newly updated Nordic Nutrition Recommendations, set to assist countries around the globe in creating nutrition guidance to benefit people and the planet, includes eight previously overlooked nutrients and increased recommendations by more than 20%...
New research reveals 'remarkable changes' in gut bacteria, fungi, and faecal metabolites in postmenopausal women with osteoporosis, providing novel insights into new therapeutic approaches to improve bone health.
Overseas supplements sold into China via cross-border e-commerce (CBEC) can get popular easily, but supply chain pain points are making it difficult for brands to replenish their goods in time, says the head of Tmall Global.
A new review highlights the multiple health benefits exhibited following intakes of the anthocyanin malvidin, an anthocyanidin polyphenol present in red grape skin, ranging across cardioprotective, antidiabetic and neuroprotective effects.
A new cross-sectional cohort study suggests that there may be an inverse relationship between vitamin D deficiency (VDD) and BMI, average blood glucose (HbA1c), and the inflammatory marker of tumour necrosis factor-alpha (TNF-α) levels in Korean women...
India’s rich heritage of traditional medicine like Ayurveda has made the country a powerful player in the natural products industry. As such, Women In Nutraceuticals (WIN) recently announced the appointment of Rajat Shah as Global liaison in India, marking...
A next generation probiotic may support immune health, vitamin B12 production, and offer a range of other health benefits, with one commercial product already in the market formulated with the beneficial bacteria.
Dirtea Ltd, the mushroom powder supplements brand, has come under scrutiny by the Advertising Standards Authority (ASA) after making claims on its social media platforms that implied their products could prevent, treat, or cure human diseases.
A new study investigating the influence of vitamin D on the incidence of metabolic syndrome and hormonal balance in patients with polycystic ovary syndrome (PCOS) has concluded that vitamin D supplementation could improve patient wellbeing.
'Vegan collagen' is an emotive topic with polarised opinions but Nick Morgan, owner of Nutrition Integrated, has chosen to tackle it head-on with this guest article in which he discusses the emerging sub-category, with a proposed proactive route...
TikTok trends are hard to predict: They burst out of nowhere, take on a life of their own, and leave brands scrambling to meet a surging demand for products. But what can we learn from the social media channels recent history?
This year opened with news that France has joined the list of European countries that will allow the use of the term “Probiotic”. As dominoes continue to fall, we look at the opportunities for probiotics across the bloc, particularly supplements in the...
Larger and more diverse studies are needed to fully understand the impact of n-3 PUFA supplementation on bone health, state the authors of a new systematic review and meta-analysis of randomised controlled trials (RCTs).
As consumers get more comfortable with probiotics for gut health, “probiotics plus” is emerging as a key motif. The idea of probiotics for mood support, or psychobiotics, is picking up steam as growing research shows the digestive aids hold promise for...