There is compelling evidence to support intake of leucine-enhanced amino acid supplements alongside low-level exercise to reduce sarcopenia in older female haemodialysis (HD) patients, according to latest research.
Calcium enriched in a Lactobacillus-based postbiotic system is associated with higher levels of bioavailability as compared to calcium citrate, while a calcium-enriched yeast-based postbiotic does not influence calcium absorption, according to a new study...
A new study confirming that the diet of inflammatory bowel disease (IBD) patients often lacks vitamin D and vitamin K, concludes: “While vitamin D supplementation is the rule, vitamin K shortages need proactive nutritional intervention.”
A new study observes a significant increase in skull bone repair in rat models of critical bone defects, following the repeated daily administration of pigenin, curcumin, and resveratrol, with apigenin found to induce the most consistent results.
Collagen-based solution supplier Rousselot highlights a heightened need for collagen to “help us withstand the stresses of healthy living”, following lifestyle changes post-COVID and the subsequent strain on our bodies.
Long-term supplementation with a specific probiotic strain may improve gut health and lower inflammation in elderly women with low bone mineral density, says a new study. The data suggests this may lead to beneficial effects on bone metabolism.
Among women, a vegan diet is associated with significantly higher risk of hip fracture but supplementing with both vitamin D and calcium removes this increased risk, according to a new large-scale study.
Twelve weeks of consuming an inulin and lactulose-fortified prebiotic food may boost Bifidobacterium levels in the gut and suppress markers of bone resorption in female athletes, says a new study from Japan.
With its first purchase order from Nestlé-owned Garden of Life in hand, Norwegian biotech company Hofseth BioCare (HBC) is gearing up for significant growth in North America with new products, exciting science, and unique claims.
In the US, 25% of the older Americans live below the poverty line, and high levels of inadequacy of calcium and vitamin D is putting this already vulnerable population at increased risk of poor bone health, suggests a new study from Pharmavite LLC, the...
Researchers from the Korea Institute of Oriental Medicine posit that extract of Forsythia suspensa may be used to treat postmenopausal osteoporosis, based on their observations of using the plant extract on mice.
The potential bone health benefits of vitamin K2 menaquinone-4 may be achievable at a daily dose of 600 micrograms, according to a new study from Kyowa Hakko with implications for formulations and health.
The carotenoid beta-crypoxanthin may boost cholesterol-lowering effects of phytosterols when used in the same formulation, and also offer bone health benefits for post-menopausal women, says a new study from Spain.
The International Osteoporosis Foundation (IOF) and Fonterra are backing bone health research with a $44,000 Asia-focused grant open to residents of China, Indonesia, Malaysia, the Philippines and Vietnam.
The potential bone health benefits of the olive polyphenol, oleuropein, are related to its ability to stimulate cells responsible for bone formation, says a new study that explains the mode of action of the compound.
A recent study suggests thwarting vitamin K's function could hinder
bone health and contribute to the development of osteoporosis,
results that call into question a need for increased vitamin K
Mention vitamins A to E, and most people will know why they need
them and what foods to find them. Not so vitamin K, a comparatively
little known vitamin that has been the subject of several recent
scientific investigations for its...