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.
Latest research has suggested that on balance, coffee and tea intake may lower the incidence of metabolic disorders and exert a protective effect on health.
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.
Fitting a beauty-from within brand message into a healthy aging product positioning is challenging but can have a huge payoff, brand holders say.
A new study, funded by the American Pistachio Growers, suggests that even the often discarded hulls of pistachios may find use as a nutraceutical ingredient for its phytochemical properties.
Improvements in physical function and joint stiffness were recorded after six weeks of supplementation with pomegranate juice, report researchers.
Delving deeper into a popular remedy that has lacked solid scientific backing, a new placebo-controlled study found that cranberry juice consumption lowered clinical urinary tract infection (UTI) episodes in women with a recent history of UTIs.
There has been some evidence that polyphenols inhibit starch-digesting enzymes and fiber delays glucose absorption, lowering the glycemic index of some foods. A new study explores how the addition of polyphenol- and fiber- rich food together in a starchy diet can inhibit blood sugar levels.
Danish berry extract start-up Asiros has bought an extraction facility from Swedish Nordic Food Group for an undisclosed sum.
Experts from some of the most recognizable brands in dietary supplements will discuss the market forces, science, supply chain, and future opportunities in bone and joint health in a FREE online event hosted by NutraIngredients-USA.
Is the dietary supplement industry getting a handle on the adulteration issue? The baseline data does not exist to be able to say one way or another. But sources agree that in the one thing you can measure—the attention the issue is getting—the situation is improving.
Attempts to reach a federal GMO labeling solution have failed miserably to date. However, a bipartisan deal requiring mandatory GMO labeling (via smartlabels, symbols or as yet undetermined wording) thrashed out in the Senate on Thursday looks like it could prove the exception to the rule.
Upping nitrate intakes through a daily strawberry powder drink may be one strategy to improve cardiovascular health, a study in overweight teenage boys has suggested.
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.
A combination of an extended-release caffeine with ancient peat and apple extracts may enhance muscle volume increases after resistance training, says a new study.
A combination of proanthocyanidins (c-PAC) derived from cranberries with select probiotic strains may reduce the invasiveness of Escherichia coli, and help protect against urinary tract infections (UTIs).
Ingredient developer Fruit d’Or officially launched what it billed as the world’s first cranberry probiotic gummy product at the recent IPA World Congress + Probiota Americas event.
Long-term consumption of epicatechin, a compound found in tea, apples, and cocoa, may significantly boost heart health and reduce the risk of heart-related mortality, says a new study from The Netherlands.
Researchers have found the metabolic effects of supplementation with the polyphenols epigallocatechin-3-gallate (EGCG) and resveratrol don’t lead to improved insulin sensitivity in overweight men and women, adding to conflicting data around the effects of polyphenols on the metabolic system.