The potential cardiovascular effects of ellagitannins from pomegranate and walnuts may be either positive or negative depending on their gut microbiota, says a new study.
Consumption of tea is associated with increased bone mineral density (BMD), according to a meta-analysis of 16 studies combining data from 138,523 people.
Consuming beetroot juice may improve high-intensity intermittent-type exercise performance, says a new study with trained soccer players.
Fibre supplementation can improve asthma symptoms by boosting gut microbiota, results from an Australian trial have revealed.
Industry interest in boosting nitric oxide, a potent vasodilator, has been increasing, with companies exploring the potential to boost levels for heart health or sports nutrition products.
Supplements containing Lesaffre Human Care’s ibSium (Saccharomyces cerevisiae CNCM I-3856) may improve gastrointestinal symptoms in people with Irritable Bowel Syndrome (IBS).
We spoke with two suppliers—Sabinsa and Maypro—to learn about ingredients that are in demand in the pet nutrition category, and what unique challenges this space has.
People love their pets. And they can love them to death, animal nutrition experts say.
Resveratrol and its metabolites have been detected in the eye after oral administration, signifying its ability to cross protective barriers and reinforce its potential benefit to vision conditions.
A polyphenol-rich formulation may enhance the benefits of mind-body practices, such as yoga, Pilates, and Taïchi, says a new study from Europe.
Long-term supplementation with low-dose nobiletin can protect against high-fat diet induced inflammation, insulin resistance, dyslipidaemia and liver disease, despite not contributing to weight loss, a study by Korean and Japanese...
A randomised trial follow-up found little benefit of prenatal DHA supplementation on the IQ of children at age seven, academics in Australia have reported.
The American Botanical Council’s information on common adulterants has expanded significantly in the past year. This progress will be detailed at a meeting at an upcoming scientific meeting at the...
The probiotic strain B. lactis HN019 has a positive effect on the immune system in elderly people, finds a new meta-analysis by DuPont as it launches a new product range....
Cholesterol, triglycerides, blood pressure, and blood glucose–often elevated in perimenopausal women–were reduced and normalized with Pycnogenol (French maritime pine bark extract) supplementation, says a new study published in the journal...
An oral enzyme combination may reduce exercise-induced fatigue, muscle soreness and damage in endurance athletes, says a new study.
A gut flora imbalance caused by a high-fat diet might help protect healthy people from the metabolic effects of unhealthy diets, a study says.
A new project has been launched to create the ‘world’s first’ catalogue of genomic references for medicinal plants used in Traditional Chinese Medicine (TCM).
Phloretin from apple trees helped ease asthma symptoms in a mouse study, pointing to the bioactive flavonoid’s therapeutic potential, according to researchers in Taiwan.
A recent advisory by the American Heart Association on the role of omega-3 fatty acids in the prevention of heart disease is seen as a significant win by industry stakeholders.
Sulforaphane, a phytochemical found in broccoli, may affect the rate of weight gain, according to a new study suggesting the compound plays a role in energy consumption and fat burning.
A daily dose of Ahiflower oil from Buglossoides arvensis may increase production of the cytokine IL-10, which plays a role in immunoregulation and inflammation, says a new study....
Polyphenols from plant extracts are absorbed into the body at widely different times, with the microbiota playing an important role in significant variation in bioavailability and absorption patterns, warns a...
How gut microbiota composition changes with age has been charted using state-of- the-art DNA sequencing in Japan, revealing which strains are most prevalent at different stages of life.
An encapsulated concentrate of fruit and vegetable juice may reduce systemic inflammation and improve cholesterol levels in obese people, says a new study.