Not all meta-analyses are created equal. Trying to figure out which ones hold water and which are riven with holes was the subject of one of the most gripping sessions as the recent GOED Exchange meeting in the Canary Islands.
The omega-3 sector is in the midst of a believability crisis, GOED executive director told conference attendees last week in the Canary Islands.
Soy supplements may reduce the risk of cardiovascular risk for people able to produce equol, a microbial-derived metabolite of the isoflavone daidzein, but equol supplements themselves may not have the same effects, says a new study.
The only way probiotics will be accepted into mainstream medicine is to conduct randomised clinical trials that conform to drug standards, a leading gastroenterologist has said.
Daily consumption of polydextrose dietary fiber may help reduce calorie consumption by up to 15%, and reduce hunger between meals, say two meta-analyses.
New research published in the January edition of The Journal of Nutrition has found eating an even amount of protein at each meal throughout the day might be better than having most of the protein at dinner time.
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