Quercetin, found in pickled capers, can support brain and heart health and may even offer a promising future therapy for the treatment of epilepsy and abnormal heart rhythms, according to new research.
Consuming a New Zealand blackcurrants supplement increases the level of cyclic glycine-proline (cGP) – a compound linked to brain health – in patients with Parkinson’s Disease (PD), a recent study has found.
NAD has become highly regarded in scientific research in recent years because of its role in biological functions. Now, Dr. Charles Brenner, the Roy J. Carver Chair and Head of Biochemistry at the University of Iowa, will receive a humanitarian grant...
Researchers from global testing firm Eurofins and lab equipment company MilliporeSigma test a “simpler, less time-consuming, and more economical” method of quality control and determination of four bioactive types of vitamin B12.
Out of 120 school students analyzed by Saudi researchers, academic performance was higher for students classified as moderately or highly active physically. Serum levels of vitamin E were also higher in the more active students.
An ongoing multi-country study led by the Public Health Foundation of India is trying to determine if maternal DHA (docosahexaenoic acid) supplementation may have beneficial effects on neurodevelopment in the offspring during its first 1,000 days of life.
With over 90% of Americans not consuming the RDA for vitamin E, and most people eating less than half of the RDA, there exists a significant opportunity to educate consumers on the benefits of this ‘overlooked’ nutrient, including for brain health.
Sales of brain health boosting food supplements like omega-3s, the B vitamin group, vitamin C and phosphatidylserine are driving the category toward sales of €2bn globally, even as brain-boosting foods and beverages have endured a flat period.
Israeli firm Fischer Pharmaceuticals has launched a new product for
seniors based on a proprietary blend of the brain health
ingredients phosphatidylserine and the omega-3 fatty acid DHA,
reports Dominique Patton.