A new umbrella meta-analysis observes that probiotic supplementation containing Lactobacillus, Bifidobacterium, and/or Saccharomyces species results in significantly improved oxidative stress status and antioxidant markers.
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.
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 large-scale retrospective cohort study observes that low first-trimester vitamin E (VE) levels are associated with increased fasting plasma glucose (FPG) levels and gestational diabetes (GD) risk, in the Chinese mothers studied.
Almonds, the edible seeds of Prunus dulcis, are associated with a number of health benefits as they are packed with vitamins, minerals, protein and fiber. Now researchers are singing the praises of the polyphenols found in its skin.
Long-term supplementation of selenium and coenzyme Q10 (CoQ10) may preserve telomeres length, a marker of ageing, and are associated with a reduction in cardiovascular mortality, says a new study from Scandinavia.
Supplemental lycopene, a red carotenoid found in tomatoes, watermelons, and other foodstuffs, may significantly reduce blood pressure in hypertensive people, says a new meta-analysis of clinical trials.
French oak wood extract Robuvit has been used for a number of health benefits, ranging from sports nutrition to healthy aging. With over 20 published studies under their belt, Horphag Research, the exclusive supplier of Robuvit, is now detailing the mechanisms...
Millions of Americans suffer from migraines, with the World Health Organization (WHO) pointing out that they are one of the top 10 most disabling medical conditions. Common migraine symptoms include throbbing pain, nausea, as well as sensitivity to light...
A 300mg daily coenzyme Q10 supplement significantly increased antioxidant capacity and reduced oxidative stress and inflammation levels post-surgery for patients with hepatocellular carcinoma (HCC) – the most common type of liver can
Research that enhances compounds contained in broccoli may lead to a lower risk of coronary heart disease and age-related macular degeneration (AMD), according to two studies that reinforce the vegetable’s reputation as a superfood.
Special Edition: Antioxidants, polyphenols and carotenoids
Malaysian researchers have found that Tualang honey supplementation reduced the oxidative stress status of smokers, suggesting its potential in reducing the risk of smoking-related cardio-vascular disease.
Supplements containing vitamin E tocotrienols from annatto may reduce inflammation and oxidative stress biomarkers associated with cardiovascular and aging disease, according to results of a clinical trial.
A new study reporting that creatine supplements may increase levels of oxidative stress in athletes, while also boosting muscle strength, is a ‘mere footnote in the annals of sports supplement research’, says a leading expert.
Consumption of a commercially available acai berry product has been found to triple the lifespan of fruit flies by new research that suggests supplementation with the berry could also protect flies against oxidative stress.