Increased dietary intakes of magnesium may reduce the risk of developing metabolic syndrome by about 30%, says a new meta-analysis of six studies.
A low-calorie drink of whey and guar before breakfast could lower blood glucose levels for pre-diabetics and type 2 diabetics, without the calorie burden of a high dose of protein, according to a study.
A dizzying array of personalized digital health care solutions may in the future help the Affordable Care Act deliver on the ‘affordable’ part of its promise, attendees at the Council for Responsible Nutrition’s annual conference were told on Thursday.
The growth of online retailing has bee decried by some in the dietary supplements business for allowing the rapid appearance of fly-by-night marketers. But the Internet has a flip side, acting as a powerful and low-cost enforcement tool that the Food and Drug Administrastion can use to police claims in the online realm.
Higher intakes of flavonoid compounds in the diet during middle age may boost healthy aging in women, according to data from 1,517 women from the Nurses’ Health Study.
Supplementation with finger millet bran may help alleviate symptoms of obesity like oxidative stress, inflammation and gut microbial imbalances, according to mice research published in the British Journal of Nutrition.
Supplementing the diets of overweight and obese people with prebiotics and synbiotics may improve some metabolic measures, including cholesterol and triglyceride levels, says a new systematic review and meta-analysis of 13 randomized clinical trials.
A small number of products marketed as dietary supplements previously recalled by FDA can still be found for sale with the same adulterants (or is some cases new adulterants), says a study published Tuesday in the Journal of the American Medical Association. The study’s authors contend that this points to problems in enforcement and might require new laws. Industry experts take the opposite view and say the study shows the enforcement regime, while not perfect, is working well.
The ‘surprising’ discovery of a previously unidentified class of lipid molecules that enhance insulin sensitivity and blood sugar control could offer a route to the prevention of type 2 diabetes, say researchers.
Daily supplements of the potential probiotic Bifidobacterium animalis ssp. lactis 420 may reduce fat levels and glucose intolerance in obese and diabetic mice, says a new study from DuPont Nutrition and Health.
Vitamin D supplementation is unlikely to prevent the development of type-2 diabetes, according to a genetic study from the University of Cambridge.
Boston Therapeutics (BTI) has entered the full commercialization phase of its Sugardown dietary supplement aimed at the healthy blood sugar management market. The company is collaborating on the launch with Benchworks, a Maryland-based marketing firm.
Supplements containing the phytochemicals sulforaphane and quercetin are being trialled for their potential to decrease the risk of developing diabetes and heart disease, on the back of new in vitro research at the University of Warwick.
New Jersey-based Pharmachem Laboratories, Inc., has received the thumbs up from Canada’s Natural Health Products Directorate for two health claims for its Phase 2 Carb Controller.
Consumption of freeze-dried mango may reduce blood glucose levels for obese individuals, according to researchers.
Daily consumption of pomegranate juice may help control blood sugar levels in type-2 diabetics, as well as improving the function of beta cells in the pancreas, say data from a human trial.
A review of 12 clinical trials found that daily intake of tree nuts improve glycemic control in adults with type 2 diabetes.
Whey protein drinks may help people with type 2 diabetes control erratic glucose levels, according to research.
Dutch-Swiss ingredients giant DSM Nutritional Products (DNP) has called ‘time’ on Teavigo, a decade after launching the proprietary, weight management-focused green tea extract.
Multilevel marketing giant Herbalife launched a preemptive strike of sorts against the campaign waged by activist investor Bill Ackman, who has taken a short position on the company valued at as much as $1 billion.
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