The nutritional properties of walnuts are again under the spotlight as a review points to the nut’s omega-3 content as a factor in reducing the risk of developing physical impairments...
A coating of long chain inulin and chitosan could offer better protection for probiotics in the gut, say researchers.
Cardiac surgery patients given omega-3 polyunsaturated fatty acids (PUFAs) beforehand found their hospital stay reduced by up to 2.4 days, an analysis has suggested.
A University of Copenhagen research project into the use of phages to manipulate gut microbiota is one of 164 “promising projects” to receive funding from the Danish Council for Independent Research (DFF)....
A new world map of omega-3 levels shows consumption is too low to prevent cardiovascular and cognitive health issues, in many places.
EpiCor, the yeast fermentate from Embria, may reduce the detrimental effects associated with leaky gut, as well as the biochemical changes resulting from that damage, says a new study with...
People suffering from post-traumatic stress disorder (PTSD) may benefits from daily omega-3 supplements, says a new study from Japan.
Upping nitrate intakes through a daily strawberry powder drink may be one strategy to improve cardiovascular health, a study in overweight teenage boys has suggested.
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A combination of an extended-release caffeine with ancient peat and apple extracts may enhance muscle volume increases after resistance training, says a new study.
Extracts from Terminalia chebula, a plant commonly used in ayurvedic medicine, may improve joint health in people with joint discomfort, says a new study.
A mechanism of action that may explain how changes to the gut microbiota cause obesity in humans has been discovered by researchers at Yale University.
A combination of proanthocyanidins (c-PAC) derived from cranberries with select probiotic strains may reduce the invasiveness of Escherichia coli, and help protect against urinary tract infections (UTIs).
The American Botanical Council has extended its series of adulteration documents with the release of a Black Cohosh Bulletin.
A double-blind, placebo controlled study on elite athletes found that the dairy-derived Lactobacillus helveticus Lafti L10 by Lallemand Health Soultions can be a beneficial supplement for the reduction of upper...
The anti-inflammatory potential of omega-3 fatty acids may lie more with docosahexaenoic acid (DHA) than eicosapentaenoic acid (EPA), says a new study from Laval University in Quebec.
New research supports the controversial but long-held belief that the paleo diet, which encourages the consumption of lean meats, healthy fats and no grains, is a more effective way to...
Good overall health starts in the mouth, dentists have preached for years. Oral health is a promising avenue for probiotics development, attendees at a recent event were told.
New research is bringing to light the role microbes in women’s bodies play in the development of a baby’s immune system, and ultimately, the healthy development of children.
Dietary supplements containing sustained-release L-arginine may support endothelial function in healthy overweight adults, says a new study.
Dietary fiber plays an important role in protecting the gut’s mucosal layer, according to research presented at the recent Probiota Americas event.
Long-term consumption of epicatechin, a compound found in tea, apples, and cocoa, may significantly boost heart health and reduce the risk of heart-related mortality, says a new study from The...
Researchers have found the metabolic effects of supplementation with the polyphenols epigallocatechin-3-gallate (EGCG) and resveratrol don’t lead to improved insulin sensitivity in overweight men and women, adding to conflicting data...
Proanthocyanidins (PACs) from sea buckthorn seeds may protect retinas from harmful light effects, says a new study.
Probiotic strain Lactobacillus gasseri activates ‘multiple actions’ that may work in synergy to prevent obesity, Japanese research in rats has suggested.