High intake of folic acid is not associated with an increased incidence of cancers, new data has confirmed.
Looking back, 2013 could well become known as selenium’s breakthrough year, two major suppliers of the ingredient say.
Growing consumer awareness of their own deficiencies, its health benefits, and the emergence of innovative forms are making magnesium the ‘the hottest ingredient in the mineral category’.
Antioxidant nutritional supplements may actually promote cancer progression in late-stage cancers patients, according to a new research paper published by Nobel laureate James Watson.
The compound believed to one of the ‘active ingredients’ in a high-fibre diet could have clinical potential to control the progression of prostate cancer in patients diagnosed in early stages of the disease, suggest researchers.
Increased intakes of vitamin B6 and riboflavin (B2) are associated with a 20% reduction in the risk of colorectal cancer, says a new study.
A daily multivitamin does not increase the risk of death, says a new meta-analysis from Australia that supports the safety of the supplements and challenges previous controversial analyses.
There is evidence linking almost every food or ingredient to cancer, but don’t worry because the evidence for pretty much all of it is very weak, say researchers.
A compound found in broccoli and other cruciferous vegetables could help to battle leukemia, say researchers.
Daily supplements of coenzyme Q10 and omega-3 may offer potential prostate benefits by reducing levels of a PSA, linked to prostate cancer risk, says a new study.
Last week saw widespread media coverage of research suggesting resveratrol – often referred to as ‘the red wine compound’ – could help to cut cancer risk by half. NutraIngredients caught up with the researcher behind the study to find out more about the headline grabbing study.
Women with higher circulating levels carotenoids are at a significantly lower risk of breast cancer, according to new research.
Vitamin D may help to battle cancers by blocking cell growth and slowing the progression of pre-malignant to malignant states, say researchers.
In the last 100 years vitamins have been found to play vital roles in our health and wellbeing, but the full benefits of many vitamins is yet to be elucidated.In this special edition article NutraIngredients looks at some of the areas of vitamin research that are showing promise for the future.
Positive results of the Physicians’ Health Study II show that supplement users - usually more likely to have healthier lifestyles than non-users - may gain potential additional benefits from a daily multivitamin. In this special guest article, Steve Mister, President & CEO for the Council for Responsible Nutrition (CRN), welcomes the results but cautions on understanding the limitations of supplements - 'we shouldn’t expect vitamins to perform miracles'.
The benefits of a daily multivitamin – from filling nutrient gaps to a potential reduction in cancer risk – have dominated the headlines in recent weeks. In this NutraIngredients-USA special focus, we revisit the studies and the responses to these important developments.
A daily multivitamin may not reduce the risk of developing heart disease for a healthy population of men, according to data from the Physicians’ Health Study (PHS) II study.
Long term consumption of green tea could help to slash the risk of gastrointestinal cancers by over a quarter, according to new research in Chinese women.
Why is the dietary supplement industry sabotaging the recent study that showed multivitamins may potentially lower the risk of cancer? In this special guest article, Steve Mister, President & CEO for the Council for Responsible Nutrition (CRN), calls on the industry to use the results constructively.
Daily supplements of multivitamins may reduce the risk of cancer by a modest 8%, says a new study published in JAMA.