Vitamins B1, B2, B3, B5, B6, B7, B9 and B12 may beneficially modulate the gut microbiome, although they may not act as direct substrates for intestinal microbial fermentation, according to a review published in the Journal of Nutrition.
Prenatal nutrition supplement should look beyond the importance of folic acid, as insufficiency in other micronutrients such as vitamin B12, is linked with a higher risk of gestational diabetes, a clinical researcher pointed at the Growth Asia Summit.
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.
The supplementation of vitamin B12 and folic acid in toddlers has reduced their plasma concentrations of fasting total homocysteine (tHcy) – an amino acid that is linked to cardiometabolic diseases when in elevated levels.
A new study observes that elevated maternal serum levels of vitamin B12 were significantly associated with the prevalence of childhood autism in offspring, in the large-scale Finnish population studied.
Research using an automated animal model of the human arterial wall injury has suggested that low levels of B vitamins can lead to damage to the arteries in a mechanism independent of cholesterol, but which can exacerbate the development of plaques when...
Grains fermented with Propionibacterium freudenreichii – the bacteria usually used as a ripening culture in Swiss-type cheese -- have enough vitamin B12 to be nutritionally significant and could potentially be cheaper than fortification, according to...
Breast cancer patients who take antioxidant supplements, as well as iron, vitamin B12, and omega-3 fatty acids, during chemotherapy may be at increased risk of disease recurrence and death, according to researchers from SWOG Cancer Research Network....
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.
The consumption of vitamin B12 and omega-3 fatty acids — either in combination or independently — may be able to alleviate autistic behaviours, according to a study by Saudi Arabia’s King Saud University.
Vitamin B9 (folic acid) and vitamin B12 (cobalamin) do not benefit thinking and memory in elderly people despite lowering levels of an Alzheimer's-linked protein, according to the largest study of its kind.
Folate, or vitamin B9, has been shown to reduce homocysteine levels that are important in warding off a condition known as exfoliation glaucoma (EG) that can provoke blindness and severe visual impairment, researchers have found.
UK food supplements manufacturer Vitabiotics says the UK advertising watchdog rejected as evidence a positive EFSA health claim opinion for vitamin B12 and brain function it submitted to back claims it was making for some of its products.
Women who eat steak, rich in vitamin B-12, during the first three months of their pregnancy are up to eight times more likely to have babies who cry less, according to a new study published in the journal Early Human Development.
The board of the UK's Food Standards Agency yesterday gave the
go-ahead for the recommendation on mandatory folic acid
fortification be made to health ministers, but it remains unclear
whether the nutrient will be added to flour...
BI Nutraceuticals is introducing two new vitamin products to its
ingredients line up: a stabilized form of vitamin B12 and natural
vitamin E succinate granular, an ester form of natural
The marketing of functional confectionery products has been called
into question following an FDA warning letter sent to Masterfoods
USA over health claims and folic acid in its CocoaVia chocolate
The recommended daily allowance (RDA) levels for vitamin B12 should
be increased by 500 per cent, according to Danish researchers - a
recommendation which, if taken up, could lead to reformulation of
multivitamins that contain small...