The use of probiotics on very low birth weight (VLBW) infants is associated with a reduced risk of necrotizing enterocolitis (NEC), late-onset sepsis, and mortality, but the effects on extremely...
The melatonin content of dietary supplements may vary widely from values listed on the label, according to a new analysis from Canada that could help improve quality standards for the...
The term ‘metabesity’ coined by a diabetes expert has not caught on, but the problem it describes continues to grow, he said.
A proprietary extract from the bark of Terminalia arjuna may boost cardiovascular efficiency and improve athletic performance in young healthy male adults, says a new study.
A combination of strawberry and cranberry polyphenols may improve insulin sensitivity in overweight and non-diabetic, insulin-resistant adults, according to a new study.
Dietary supplementation with the pinkish-red pigment astaxanthin may protect skin from the harmful effects of UV radiation, says a new study from Japan.
Increased levels of vitamin D are associated with longer telomeres, reported to be a marker of biological aging, says a new study.
Omega-3 fatty acids could reduce the production of antibodies that cause allergic reactions and asthma symptoms. But the possible benefits are reduced by asthma medication, say researchers.
Vitamin D deficiency may be associated with lower levels of HDL-cholesterol and higher ratio of total cholesterol to HDL, says a new study.
Supplementing the diet of healthy women with açai pulp (Euterpe oleracea Martius) may improve antioxidant defenses, decrease markers of oxidative stress, and help protect against the formation of plaques in arteries,...
Preliminary results from a Vitamin D prenatal intervention being conducted in South Carolina reveal the average level for this vitamin in North American populations falls into the ‘severely deficient’ category.
Low-dose, short-term creatine supplementation “beneficially affected muscle power output,” even without the usually recommended loading phase, according to findings from a double-blind, placebo-controlled study.
It’s fitting that a relatively new institution—Maastricht University—is helping to drive research into the evolving benefits of a ‘new’ vitamin, Vitamin K2. That research will be buoyed by a multi-center...
Supplements formulated with the branded ingredient Peak ATP may prevent exercise-induced declines in ATP while enhancing peak power and muscular excitability, says a new study.
Supplements formulated with Sabinsa’s Curcumin C3 Complex and BioPerine may reduce oxidative stress in patients suffering from type 2 diabetes, according to results of a randomized controlled trial.
Daily consumption of a fermented milk product with Lactobacillus casei strain Shirota may reduce the risk of upper respiratory tract infections (URTIs) in healthy middle-aged office workers, says a new study....
Fibre supplementation helped to boost weight loss and lower blood sugar in overweight and obese adults, according to a new Australian study.
A study on a standardized olive fruit extract shows promise for consumers at risk of arterial stiffness, as measured by a reduction in triglycerides. The extract showed less effect when...
The potential cardiovascular benefits of pomegranate extracts may be linked an individual’s ability to metabolize the polyphenols in the fruit, says a new study.
A recent review paper that called into question the potential benefits of curcumin has been misinterpreted to create inaccurate headlines, experts tell NutraIngredients-USA.
A new water stable micro-encapsulaton of creatine has enabled the ingredient to be used in a liquid shot for the first time, says Anabio Technologies.
Extracts from green tea or hibiscus tea may significantly reduce markers of oxidative stress in male soccer players, says a new study.
Supplementation with a novel L-carnitine formulation may increase lean muscle mass and leg strength in healthy older adults compared to placebo, says a new study.
Galcatomannan from seeds of Brazilian ironwood (Caesalpinia ferrea), when administered at doses of 10 mg/kg body weight to Wistar rats with induced diabetes, was effective to control hyperglycemia and to...
A regular prenatal multivitamin may support "normal" fat gain in infants in the first five months of life, says a new study.