Consuming broccoli may change the diversity and composition of the microbiota in the gastrointestinal tract, says a new study.
Many pregnant women in the US are consuming significantly lower EPA and DHA omega-3s than recommended by the Dietary Guidelines for Americans, according to a new analysis.
Researchers baked cookies using Versafibe 1490, a branded resistant starch by Ingredion, and another batch without it. Then they had 28 healthy participants eat either one cookie to compare Versafibe’s...
A wide variety of gut bacteria may provide more protection against newborn infections than previously thought, say researchers who suggests the diversity of bacteria rather than the age of the...
Proanthocyanidin-rich grape seed extracts may protect the intestines from the deleterious effects of a high-fat/high-carbohydrate diet, according to data from a rat study.
A formula that blends curcumin and turmeric oils can prove effective against the activity and inflammatory burden of colitis, a study has determined.
Compared to a placebo, adults supplemented with ashwagandha root extract had improved memory test scores, researchers in India found.
A molecule made from omega-3 fish oil could help damaged brain and retina cells survive in the event of a stroke or other neurodegenerative and eye-blinding disorders, a study has...
Genes involved in behavioral and psychological traits appear to drive a significant part of someone’s food preferences and dietary habits, says a new study from Spain.
Chlorogenic acids – the most abundant polyphenols in coffee – may help people fall asleep and boost fat burning during sleep, suggests a new study from Japan.
The Norwegian Research Council will fund a four year study to explore the relationship between calcium metabolism and vitamin K2, says NattoPharma.
Beetroot juice supplementation could improve cognitive function in older people as study results showed an enhanced ability by the brain to form new neural connections.
The mental and physical stresses associated with military training may be detrimentally affecting the health of the gut in US soldiers, potentially opening doors to nutritional interventions.
Daily supplements of the probiotic Lactobacillus rhamnosus HN001 may cut the risk of pregnant women developing gestational diabetes by over 40%, says a new study.
Changes to our microbiome and intestinal barrier functions directly lead to increased levels of systemic inflammation as we age, say researchers who suggest such age-related inflammation is reversible.
Functional foods could have a key role to play in combating the global rise of the phenomenon of sarcopenic obesity, according to a published report of the proceedings of a...
Daily supplements of the baker’s yeast beta-glucan ingredient Wellmune may lead to fewer incidences of .upper respiratory tract infection (URTI) and shorter illness duration, says a new study.
MSPrebiotic, digestion resistant starch a prebiotic supplement, may lower fasting glucose levels by 20% in swine fed a Western Diet, says a new study.
Perhaps the best case for the effects of supplementation can be made for carotenoids associated with eye health, says an expert who has studied the compounds.
High-doses of the omega-3 DHA (docosahexaenoic acid) may boost the Omega-3 Index (O3I) more than EPA (eicosapentaenoic acid), says a new study.
A combination of low levels of vitamins D and K are associated with higher blood pressure and an increased risk of hypertension, says a new study.
The ubiquitous rose hip plant easily grows in North America, and one researcher advocates increasing its inclusion in the human diet beyond just pies, jellies, and jams.
A new micro-encapsulated seaweed ingredient will ‘open up a whole new avenue’ for Seaweed & Co as it targets smoothies and the sports nutrition market.
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Elite athletes are known for their skill, dedication and hard work, but new research suggests that crucial to their success may be down to their gut.