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GNC revenues stall as company weans itself from promotion-heavy culture

GNC delivered another mildly disappointing report for its second quarter 2015 earnings...

Magnesium supplements may help blood sugar management for pre-diabetics: RCT

Magnesium chloride supplements may lower blood sugar levels and counter insulin resistance, says a new study from Mexico.

Q2: Sales up, profits down at DSM Nutritional Products

The food and nutrition ingredients division of Dutch giant DSM has seen sales rise 16% to €1.247bn (US$1.37bn) in Q2 but profits slipped 6% amid ongoing pricing challenges on some vitamins.

Ethnic South American fruit may offer polyphenol-packed flour for functional foods

Flour made from chañar fruit (Geoffroea decorticans) may be used as a functional food ingredient to help reduce the risk of conditions associated with oxidative stress and inflammation, researchers report.

Infant malnutrition and poor sanitation damages intestinal ecosystem even if diet improves: Mice data

Even moderate malnutrition in the young coupled with poor sanitation is enough to provoke environmental enteropathy (EE), a condition that debilitates the digestive system so that even if the diet improves, nutritional uptake remains compromised.

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