Dannon has doubled the size of its microbiome fellowship program with the announcement of a second $25,000 grant for 2017.
Increased levels of the omega-3 fatty acid EPA (eicosapentaenoic acid) are associated with a lower severity of symptoms of post-traumatic stress disorder (PTSD), says a new paper from Japanese researchers.
CLA – conjugated linoleic acid – is finding increasing use in sports nutrition products, with active consumers attracted by its benefits for body composition, says BASF.
A streamlined test for omega-3 levels in the blood will help consumers better understand this crucial risk factor, the test’s developer says.
Co-ingestion of Streptococcus thermophilus FP4 and Bifidobacterium breve BR03 may reduce the drops in performance in the days after muscle-damaging exercise, says a new study.
If a spoonful of sugar helps the medicine go down, a serving of cocoa could help avoid the need for medicine in the first place – at least when it...
Supplements of omega-3-rich fish oils during pregnancy may reduce the risk of allergy in children, according to a new study from Sweden.
A new Chinese study has shown omega-3 supplementation improved IQ among older people with mild cognitive impairment.
High consumption of vitamin and mineral-rich foods throughout early adulthood could help delay the biological process of ageing, according to new data from South Korea.
Diet supplementation with nitrates, such as those found in spinach and beetroot could enhance sporting performance, a study has found.
A new study that applies a statistical analysis to food intake and disease prevalence data from a number of countries has concluded that vitamin K2 deficiency is as big a...
Combining garlic and lemon juice may help slash total and LDL cholesterol levels in people with elevated blood lipids, as well as improve their blood pressure, says a new study.
Calcium intake from food supplements may increase the risk of coronary artery calcification (CAC), a ten-year follow-up of over 5,000 adults has found.
Over half of all US adults continue to use dietary supplements, according to data from the National Health and Nutrition Examination Survey (NHANES).
There is no difference between food and supplements for boosting calcium levels for bone health in post-menopausal women, says a new study.
Synbiotics can lead to significant clinical improvement in slow transit constipation, a Chinese trial has shown.
A single dose of nicotinamide riboside (NR) may significantly increases levels of NAD+, which is key to cellular energy metabolism and mitochondrial function, says data from studies with mice and...
A carotenoid-rich tomato extract (CRTE) has been found to inhibit a key process that leads to the thickening of the artery wall, which is typical of heart disease.
Maintaining an omega-3/omega-6 ratio of 4:1 in the diet could be just as important as increasing intakes of marine-based omega-3s, say researchers.
Science continues to build supporting Stratum Nutrition and Blis Technologies’ BLIS K12 probiotic strain and its oral hygiene benefits. This latest study focuses on children with bad breath.
Personalising probiotics could result in a greater chance of long-term alterations to the gut microbial ecosystem, according to a study, even six months after administration.
A single dose of Coromega Big Squeeze or Coromega Omega3 Squeeze produces significant increases in blood levels of the omega-3 EPA, says a new study that supports the bioavailability of...
Kodo millet, an underutilised crop plant used as a staple food by Himalayan communities in India, may have wide-reaching potential for nutraceuticals and functional food products, research has discovered.
A combination of three probiotic strains and prebiotic inulin may improve markers of insulin metabolism and lipid levels in women with gestational diabetes, says a new study.
A recent research paper that says the rate of liver injury attributed to dietary supplements is rising was called ‘disappointing’ by experts familiar with dietary supplement risk evaluation.