A new review reveals the significant neuroprotective properties of dietary polysaccharides, attributing their actions to the key mechanisms of oxidative stress reduction, neuronal production, metabolic regulation, and gut barrier integrity promotion.
Research on the gut-brain axis is growing, but it is still a ‘chicken or the egg’ situation when it comes to whether it is gut dysbiosis that affects brain health or vice versa, says the guest on the latest episode of our Nutrachampion podcast.
A new review has found reason to believe in the neuroprotective potential of probiotics and prebiotics. But the complex nature and lengthy progression of neurodegenerative conditions means convincing proof is still lacking, the researchers said
Using a nanocarrier delivery system, the olive oil-derived extract Hydroxytyrosol can act as a protective agent against Parkinson’s-related neurodegeneration, according to a new study from the Centre for Nutraceuticals, University of Westminster.