Despite the plethora of studies that focus on resveratrol’s beneficial health effects, there is still not one singular mechanism of action that can be agreed upon that sufficiently explains its positive preventative effects.
The elderberry may play a larger role than previously thought in counteracting the decline in neuronal and cognitive functions, particularly in Alzheimer’s disease, according to research presented at the 10th World congress on Polyphenol Applications in Porto, Portugal.
Having the right science to back claims is the antidote to the potential contagion represented by issues surrounding so-called smart drugs, says a leading supplier.
Higher dietary intakes of flavonoids from fruit, vegetables and herbs are associated with a lower risk of depression in older women, says a new study from Harvard scientists.
A new policy by the American Medical Association on nootropics once again highlights the blurred edges of what can legitimately be called a ‘dietary supplement.’
Recent headlines related to a review calling pre-natal vitamin and mineral supplements an “unnecessary expense” for most expectant mothers could lead to serious repercussions and a stronger response from all stakeholders is needed to challenge such statements.
Dow AgroSciences is a step closer to commercializing oil from canola plants bred to produce meaningful amounts of the coveted long-chain omega-3 fatty acids DHA (3.7%) and EPA (0.7%), which are currently only found in fish, fungi or microalgae, according to a letter in the journal Nature Biotechnology.
The vitamin D status of the US population is improving, coinciding with the use of higher vitamin D supplement doses, says a new study from the US CDC and the Office of Dietary Supplements.
A new paper sponsored by branded ingredient supplier AIDP has elucidated the way in which threonates boost the uptake of magnesium into the brain, the company announced recently.
Marketed for its energy-boosting qualities, BSN looked to the Amazon, the Himalayas, and West Africa for botanical ingredients for one of its new EDGE pre-workout products.
The developers of a new medium chain triglyceride supplement hope to clear up some of the misnomers that they say plague the ingredient in the marketplace.
A claim by Algae Life Sciences that it now has 239 health claims on its algal astaxanthin that have been ‘allowed’ by FDA provoked a sharp reaction from competitor AstaReal.
A new world map of omega-3 levels shows consumption is too low to prevent cardiovascular and cognitive health issues, in many places.
ChromaDex Corp has been the target of a short seller whose allegations against the company caused the company’s stock price to stagger. CEO Frank Jaksch called the attack ‘baseless.’
People suffering from post-traumatic stress disorder (PTSD) may benefits from daily omega-3 supplements, says a new study from Japan.
Astaxanthin’s popularity has shown no signs of waning and one expert said there’s good reason. The science backing the ingredient continues to build in scope and power.
In response to increased global interest and having completed a dedicated production line in France, Horphag Research is extending the availability to additional US customers.
Memory claims are a potential pitfall for marketers of cognitive health products. One ingredient supplier has made navigating those troubled waters easier.
The anti-inflammatory potential of omega-3 fatty acids may lie more with docosahexaenoic acid (DHA) than eicosapentaenoic acid (EPA), says a new study from Laval University in Quebec.
Eye health nutrient lutein may be even more important for brain function, a congress has heard.
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