Overweight or obese women who received zinc supplementation for three months saw cognitive improvement, though they did not experience significant changes in body weight, according to research published in Nutrients.
The medical establishment puts too little credence in underlying nutritional deficiencies that can drive eating disorders, a prominent clinician maintains. Specifically, the role of zinc supplementation has been passed over in his view.
The pandemic has boosted interest in immune health support ingredients of all kinds. As scientists race to determine the best way to help patients in the current crisis, NutraIngredients-USA takes a look at what some of the latest research has to say...
A deficiency of the mineral zinc may increase the risk of
cardiovascular disease through inflammation and a decreased level
of compounds that protect against atherosclerosis, indicates a new
study in mice.
One in three people around the world do not receive adequate
amounts of vitamins and minerals, claims a new report by UNICEF and
The Micronutrient Initiative out today. The extent of the problem
means that it threatens both the development...
Men who take large doses of zinc in supplements could be at
increased risk of prostate cancer, finds a study by researchers at
the US National Cancer Institute. The risk was only seen however at
levels far above those set by most...
Researchers from the US claim the essential mineral zinc may help
protect cells against oxidative damage. Not usually linked to
antioxidant properties, the scientists say that zinc may safeguard
red blood cell membranes against oxidative...
A study published in The Lancet this week suggests that
although people in developing countries often lack zinc in their
diets, taking supplements during pregnancy could harm the early
mental development of their children.