Combined supplementation with folic acid, vitamin B6 and vitamin B12 has no statistically significant effect on the risk of colorectal adenoma, according to new research.
Increased intakes of quercetin, a compound found in fruit and vegetables, may change the expression of genetic material in the lung function of smokers and reduce the risk of lung cancer, report researchers from Yale and the National Institute of Health (NIH).
Increased intakes of magnesium may reduce the risk of developing colon cancer, says a new meta-analysis of data from 338,979 people.
A study conducted on aged mice outlines the way in which zinc deficiency increases with age and links this dysfunction with increased levels of inflammation and immune system impairment.
Increased intakes of cruciferous vegetables like broccoli and kale may reduce the risk of breast cancer by about 15%, suggests a new meta-analysis from China.
Consumption of four or more cups of coffee per day may be associated with a reduced risk of colon cancer, suggests new data.
Increased intakes of magnesium in the diet may reduce the risk of colorectal cancer, says a new meta-analysis from Imperial College London and Wageningen University.
A probe into dietary supplements published in the September 2012 edition of Consumer Reports misleads and insults consumers and smears the industry, claims the Natural Products Association (NPA).
OncoQOL, a new range of dietary supplements specifically designed to meet the nutritional needs of people undergoing cancer treatment, has been launched by Thorne Research and The Helsinn Group.
Pharmachem Laboratories subsidiary American Ingredients Inc is hoping to stand out in the crowded US pomegranate extracts market with a polyphenol-rich organic extract that has been a bit hit in Europe.
Increasing dietary intake of certain antioxidants could help to cut the risk of developing pancreatic cancer by up to two thirds, according to new research.
A legal spat between VDF FutureCeuticals (VDF FC) and juice maker KonaRed over coffee fruit antioxidants has moved into a new phase, with KonaRed claiming victory but VDF insisting the dispute is far from over following a ruling from the US patent and trademark office (USPTO).
The recommended dietary allowance (RDA) for vitamin C should be increased to 200 milligrams per day for adults, an increase of over 100% from current levels in the United States, says a new analysis from the Linus Pauling Institute at Oregon State University.
Exactly what kind of evidence is needed to support structure/function or disease risk reduction claims on foods and supplements?
Pfizer has agreed remove claims about breast and colon health on ads and labels for its top-selling Centrum multivitamins as part of a deal with health advocacy group the Center for Science in the Public Interest (CSPI).
The consumption of caffeinated coffee may be associated with a reduction in the risk of the most common form of skin cancer, say researchers.
The Natural Products Association (NPA) has weighed into the debate over the role of calcium and vitamin D in reducing the risk of osteoporotic fractures following the publication of a report questioning the value of supplementation.
More commentators have weighed into the debate over the value of ORAC data following the USDA’s decision to remove its ORAC database from its website.
A deal to supply Stemtech International - the leading player in stem cell nutrition supplements - with one of its proprietary marine plant extracts will establish Marinova as the undisputed world leader in Fucoidan, claims the Australian biotech firm.
UPDATED - A new report suggesting there is not enough evidence to conclude that supplementation with calcium and vitamin D can help prevent cancer and osteoporotic fractures in adults "does a great disservice to Americans, especially postmenopausal women and the elderly”, says the Council for Responsible Nutrition (CRN).