Supplementation of Robuvit for two weeks cut amateur triathletes' total event times by 11%, researchers in Italy suggested.
There are increasing cases of malnutrition and nutrition deficiencies in a developed country like the US, recent studies report. We chat with an expert to get his analysis.
Botanical supplier Plandaí Biotechnology has signed a research agreement with North West University in South Africa to investigate green tea catechins and type 2 diabetes.
Industry study suggests an increased tolerance of high-intensity training when study participants consumed the cordyceps-containing PeakO2 blend.
Carotenoid and astaxanthin production has been championed as a solution to make use of the crustacean industry’s waste. Researchers looked at the derived product’s storage stability—they found “negligible lipid oxidation”...
Lower levels of vitamin D in pregnant women could be associated with certain learning disabilities in children, as a British study highlights seasonal variations as a factor in brain development.
Researchers in South Korea studied how the polyphenols in Theobroma cacao extract may reduce atopic dermatitis-like symptoms.
By spray drying, researchers from Chile and Canada encapsulated Lactobacillus plantarum and Bifidobacterium infantis using chia and flaxseed.
A new RCT out of India suggests that sea buckthorn seed oil supplementation reduced dyslipidemia, cardiovascular risk factors, and hypertension in a human population.
It is “difficult or impossible” for vegans to get enough of nutrients like vitamin B12, the German Nutrition Society (DGE) has said in a position paper now cited by the government....
Seeds of the native Brazilian shrub guarana have been found to contain antioxidant levels more than ten times that of green tea.
Researchers in Iran systematically reviewed 17 human studies that looked at how a person’s diet may affect telomere length, which is recognized as a biomarker of aging. They reported “results...
Data from almost 400,000 people suggests that consuming berries and the anthocyanins they contain may reduce the risk of type 2 diabetes mellitus by 15-18%.
Antioxidants’ effects may not be altogether beneficial as a study shows the reactive oxygen species (ROS) molecule that antioxidants are so efficient at eliminating may aid in maintaining health.
Calcium should come from healthy sources like fermented dairy products and leafy greens as a review outlines an approach to receiving an adequate intake while supporting bone and heart health.
Supplements of vitamin D may improve fasting glucose levels and insulin resistance in healthy Japanese adults, says a new study.
OmniActive Health Technologies is investing heavily to deepen and broaden the scientific substantiation for its eye health ingredients, with new studies supporting the bioavailability, visual function, and benefits against the...
A rodent study from Malaysia suggests that noni leaf extract may be more potent than green tea leaf extract in delaying time to exhaustion.
Epicatechin – compound found in cocoa – may reduce food intake, and subsequently help control appetite and weight management, says a new study.
The most familiar quality parameter of chocolate – the cocoa solids percentage – has no correlation with flavanol levels, according to a study by the University of Reading.
The gut microbiome may play a major role in the onset of heart disease as a study details its role in converting nutrients into a compound that is strongly associated with...
A study of wild edible fruits found in the Himalayas indicates they are a rich source of antioxidants, with researchers concluding they can help meet the nutritional needs of the...
Significant proportions of the Mexican population are consuming inadequate levels of vitamins A, D and E, says a new survey by the Mexican National Institute of Public Health.
There is “strong evidence” for the effectiveness of a personalised nutrition approach, researchers from the EU-funded Food4me project have found, but there is “no evidence” that adding phenotypic and genotypic information improves the...
The traditional Ayurvedic ingredient Shilajit, a tar-like mineral that oozes out of rocks in the Himalayas, may improve bones and muscles in obese individuals when consumed orally.