Hifas da Terra, the Spanish medicinal mushroom supplement brand, has worked to maintain a leading position in the European market for over two decades through a focus on continuous scientific substantiation.
Individuals who consume higher amounts of specific plant-derived compounds, such as polyphenols and particular types of lignans and phytosterols, are at a reduced risk of contracting COVID-19, a new study by authors from Poland has concluded.
A new study finds that supplementation with 25(OH) vitamin D in an Italian cohort of hospitalised COVID-19 patients that were deficient, resulted in a reduced length of hospital stay compared to those who were not supplemented.
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.
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 new study observes a significant association between supplement consumption and vaccination side effects in an Italian adult population, specifically spotlighting the effects of omega-3 and mineral supplement consumption in reducing associated adverse...
Increased consumption of oily fish and the use of omega-3 fatty acid supplements may reduce the risk of adverse COVID-19 outcomes, according to new research from the Fatty Acid Research Institute (FARI).
Outpatients who were administered curcumin (CUR) and quercetin (QUE) after testing positive for early-stage SARS-CoV-2 were found to clear the virus at a significantly faster rate, compared to those receiving standard of care (SOC) alone.
Just as the UK entered a new trading relationship with the EU, the economy was thrown another curveball with the pandemic. But with a little strategic foresight and a lot of humor, Jennifer Mo is taking the situation in stride.
Zinc is an essential trace mineral involved in modulating human immune responses and may prove to be an important therapeutic agent for viral infections, such as COVID-19, say the authors of a recent review.
Researchers and stakeholders are reacting to new research that contradicts two previous meta-analyses of randomized clinical trials that found vitamin D to have a protective shield against respiratory illnesses.
A standardised extract of Echinacea purpurea is an efficient and cost-effective antiviral counter measure to vaccination in the prevention of respiratory tract infections (RTIs) and for reducing concomitant viral loads, say scientists.
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.
A combination of amino acids, B vitamins, and other bioactives may improve muscle and physical performance measures for people with persistent fatigue post-COVID infection, says a new study from Italy.
A doctor diagnosed with multiple sclerosis 20 years ago at the age of 16, is so determined to help others with health issues he has carved a career in research, created a company and recently launched two products that promote immune health.
The pandemic has changed the mindset of many, with people beginning to value their time more than ever. As a result, people are leaving their jobs in search of more money, more flexibility and more happiness. With millions of workers saying 'I quit'...
Chewable tablets or capsules formulated with dextrose or sorbitol and added bovine lactoferrin (bFL) offer a low cost and easy to produce preventative or clinical treatment for coronavirus strains, including COVID-19, according to a new study.
The combination of two beta-glucans produced by Aureobasidium Pullulans (AFO-202 and N-163) strains along with standard treatment was shown to reduce inflammatory biomarkers in COVID-19 patients, compared to just the standard treatment alone.
Building a business that is environmentally sustainable is not just ‘for show’, but is also delivering tangible benefits such as saving costs, providing better control over the supply chain, and improving the quality of raw materials used, say a raft...
In a year dominated by COVID-19, the countdown for 2021 has been dominated by stories about the gut, vitamins, minerals and anything else linked to supporting immune health and warding off the virus’ effects.
Consumer trends, technological advancements and business strategies are causing the pharma and nutra markets to merge and this opens opportunities for the players in both industries to cater to consumers looking for the ultimate wellness solutions.
A meta-analysis of 13 clinical trials on more than 500,000 COVID-19 patients revealed no significant association between vitamin D supplementation and improved clinical outcomes based on current evidence.