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For botanical supplements, sound science beats celebrity endorsements

Botanical supplements come and go in public consciousness, receiving a spike of attention after a celebrity endorsement, and then fading away for one reason or another.

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Adequate magnesium intakes may boost bone health: Study

Increased intakes of magnesium from the diet may slash the risk of fractures for older women, but the benefits for older men are less clear, says a new study.

How much milk protein can stimulate muscle growth after exercise in middle-aged men?

Nine grams of milk protein is the minimum amount required to exert a stimulatory effect on muscle anabolism paired with exercise, according to study.

Vitamin K2 may reverse calcification of blood vessels in people with kidney disease

Four-week supplementation with vitamin K2 MK-7 (menaquinone-7) significantly improves vascular calcification (VC), according to a new study published in BMC Nephrology. 

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Deerland announces infusion of private capital

Deerland Enzymes & Probiotics announced a private equity investment from RoundTable Health Partners.

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The prehistory of prebiotics

Our plain-dwelling ancestors were big-time eaters of inulin-containing plants, and prebiotic consumption was significantly higher than today, an archaeologist told attendees at the 5th Orafti Research Conference in Boston.

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