Personalized nutrition has been the Holy Grail of nutrition science. Dilip Ghosh, PhD, tells how the industry is getting closer to delivering on the promises that this approach implies.
Dietary supplements of inulin may improve some glycemic measures in women when type-2 diabetes, suggests a new study.
Daily supplements of Pycnogenol, an extract from the bark of the French maritime pine, may help reduce health risk factors associated with metabolic syndrome, suggests new data from a human study.
Thorne Research announced yesterday that is entering the Chinese market via a joint venture with a pharmaceutical company.
Now, almost 20 years after DSHEA became law, some companies seem to be just starting to get the message that the regulations governing health claims language don’t apply just to product labels. Websites are fair game, too, and can form easy pickings for regulators.
Indian researchers have found evidence that spirulina can help type 2 diabetes patients manage their blood sugar levels, among other benefits.
Consumption of vitamin E could help to battle the symptoms of liver disease brought on by obesity, according to new research.
TruHealthMD, a manufacturer of nutritional solutions targeted at specific disease conditions, has entered into a development agreement with a Manitoba research consortium.
Strawberries, bilberries, lingonberries, and chokeberries may blunt the insulin response to the starch-rich bread, and offer a means of reducing the risk of diabetes, says a new study from Finland.
From next big thing to the focus of FTC action on claims, acai has had a rollercoaster ride so far, but the emergence of a remarkable range of products and a 'tsunami of pent up science' shows the Amazonian superfruit is definitely back on track.
Natural substances extracted from unroasted coffee beans could help to control the fluctuations in blood sugar levels and body weight that underpin type 2 diabetes, according to new research.
Daily supplements containing extracts from Elaeis guineensis or Ficus deltoidea may benefit the health of people with pre-diabetes by improving blood sugar and lipid levels, say findings from a clinical trial.
Daily supplements of soluble fiber may improve metabolic measures and slim waistlines in type-2 diabetics with the metabolic syndrome, says new data from Brazil.
Adding flaxseed to the diet may decrease insulin resistance in pre-diabetics and help reduce the risk of developing type-2 diabetes, suggests new data from the US and Canada.
Establishing some kind of intake recommendations for polyphenols and carotenoids will spur innovation and allow for rational synergies of phytochemicals with specific health outcomes, says Prof Jeffrey Blumberg from Tufts University.
Chromadex has announced a licensing deal with Washington University in St. Louis for the worldwide exclusive patent rights related to the recently discovered vitamin nicotinamide riboside (NR). It is Chromadex’s third IP acquisition related to the molecule.
Scientists at spices, seasonings and flavorings giant McCormick and Company have unlocked the mechanism behind rosemary’s ability to reduce blood sugar spikes and cholesterol levels.
Diets rich in cocoa may help people with diabetes to regulate insulin levels, according to new research.
Supplements of vitamin D may improve cardiovascular health for diabetics, says a new study with implications for recommended doses in diabetics.
Supplements containing grape seed extracts may help reduce blood pressure in people at risk of hypertension, and improve cholesterol levels in people with metabolic syndrome, according to two new studies.