Researchers have warned manufacturers of functional foods and supplements to keep polyphenol doses low, following conclusions that low concentrations protect but high concentrations may damage DNA.
Supplements of lutein and zeaxanthin isomers may improve recovery from photostress and disability glare, says a new study using OmniActive’s Lutemax 2020 product.
Screening incoming patients for malnutrition and prompt initiation of an oral nutrition supplement program may shorten a patient's length of hospital stay by 25% and reduce the risk of readmission...
Supplements of glucosamine and chondroitin may support colon health via an anti-inflammatory mechanism, according to data from two big US cohorts.
The behaviour of gut bacteria has been recreated digitally in computer simulations that model metabolic processes taking place and explain how they affect the health of the human host.
Supplements of resveratrol may improve energy metabolism, cell signaling pathways, and neurotransmission in monkeys eating a high sugar and fat Western diet, says a new study.
The research into the health benefits of soy foods continues to accumulate while the concerns about the legume’s purported estrogenic effects abate, according to a recent review article.
Supplements of the omega-3 fatty acid DHA (docosahexaenoic acid) may reduce the amount of DNA damage in sperm, says a new randomized, double blind, placebo-controlled, parallel-group study.
The potential benefits of the AREDS formulation of antioxidants and zinc may be linked to your genotype, says a new study from Tufts and Harvard.
Daily supplements of coenzyme Q10 may produce beneficial effects on insulin and blood sugar management in people with metabolic syndrome, says a new study.
A combination of low-frequency exercise and high-dose vitamin D supplementation could help reduce risk of falls in the elderly by more than 70%, a new trial suggests.
Loading anthocyanins into chitosan nanoparticles could help improve their stability in functional drinks, say researchers.
The use of dietary supplements by US Army personnel is on the rise, with protein and combination products leading the way, says a new analysis.
Older men supplemented with a blend of soy and dairy proteins experienced similar responses in muscle synthesis as those supplemented with whey protein isolate, according to a new study.
Daily supplements of inositol-stabilized arginine silicate (Nitrosigine by Nutrition 21, LLC) may boost cognitive performance in tests requiring mental flexibility, processing speed and executive functioning, according to two double-blind placebo-controlled...
Regular consumption of polyphenol-rich bilberries may significantly reduce LDL cholesterol levels, and increase HDL cholesterol levels, says a new study from Europe.
Cow's milk containing only A2 protein has been shown to increase the antioxidant glutathione (GSH) that may help strengthen the body's disease-fighting power.
Italian researchers looked at how a “biologically active form of folate” can reduce high-levels of homocysteine, which may lead to cardiovascular risk, among hypertensive populations.
Dietary supplements containing a mixture of four probiotic strains, prebiotic fibers and antioxidants may protect triathletes from the detrimental gut effects of strenuous exercise, says a new study from the...
A novel combination of prebiotic galacto-oligosaccharides could significantly improve absorption of certain minerals, according to new research in rats.
A study published in the March 2016 edition of Food & Function by NC State Plants for Human Health Institute researchers found that cranberries, muscadine grapes, and blackcurrant can make...
Supplements containing specific human milk oligosaccharides from breast milk may selectively modify the gut microbiome in health adults, says a new study that also supports the safety and tolerability of...
Researchers from the University of Louisville have confirmed what curcumin suppliers have been saying all along, that there are significant differences between different curcumin ingredients that could affect how those...
Brain and memory impairment caused by stress during early development could be lessened by micronutrient supplements, according to a Dutch study.
Taking daily probiotics may help boost immune systems of training athletes and reduce their risk of upper respiratory tract infections (URTI), a study has found.