The amount of magnesium in the diet plays a central role in helping to adapt to the rhythms of night and day, researchers have discovered.
Caffeine was observed to not improve repeated-sprint performance, while sodium phosphate was noted to only marginally improve repeated-sprint performance.
By mixing red bell pepper carotenoid with a sugar compound, researchers found that the carotenoid’s solubility was enhanced, enabling application as natural pigment or bioactive substance.
Supplements of Lactobacillus plantarum TWK10 may increase muscle mass, boost energy, counter fatigue, and improve physical performance, says a new study with lab mice.
Designing a stable product with highly bioavailable iron isn’t an easy task, as the nutraceutical world knows. A group of scientists propose mixing ferric pyrophosphate powder with other ions that...
Increasing dietary fibre intake may be the best way to regain the microbial biodiversity that has been impaired by the western diet, according to researchers.
The annual multidisciplinary scientific meeting Experimental Biology wrapped up last week in San Diego. We scoured through the abstracts published in the FASEB journal and selected the studies that are...
French researchers observe the changes of ascorbic acid, B-carotene, and A-tocopherols in fortified beverages bottled in both PET bottles and glass. After 97 days, they found significant changes for all...
We continue our coverage of some of the standout studies presented at Experimental Biology 2016 in San Diego. So what did we learn about lutein and cognition, omega-3s and cardiometabolic...
Polyphenols from berries may offer significant benefits for learning and memory associated with age-related cognitive decline, according to two new papers from France.
Low selenium levels could lead to a higher risk of prostate cancer, a study has concluded.
Adding broccoli to an unhealthy diet could help stave of obesity-related liver disease and cancer, say researchers backed by the US National Cancer Institute.
Researchers from Unigen analysed the effects of botanical composition UP446 on the respiratory, cardiovascular, and central nervous systems in dogs and rats and found minimal to no pharmacotoxicolocal effect.
Supplements of inositol-stabilized arginine silicate (Nitrosigine by Nutrition 21, LLC) increased plasma arginine levels to a significantly greater extent than arginine hydrochloride, says a new study.
Lower levels of vitamin D have been linked with a higher risk of cancer, researchers have found.
Supplementation with a standardized elderberry extract may reduce the duration and symptoms of the common cold for air travelers, report scientists from Griffith University in Australia.
Some sports supplements formulated with the illegal ingredient methylsynephrine may contain doses above and beyond the pharmaceutical dosages, says a new study led by Dr Pieter Cohen.
Russia recommends 1,300 mg of Omega-3 EPA and DHA per day, while most countries recommend around 250 mg. After years of deliberation, GOED finally released its own recommendation: 500 mg a day.
Presented at Experimental Biology, the new study provided evidence supporting the weight management benefits of capsaicinoids.
Supplements of omega-3s during pregnancy or infancy do improve child neurodevelopment, says a meta-analysis of 15 gold standard randomized controlled trials.
Bioavailable curcumin supplements may improve levels of adiponectin, a hormone that plays an important role in the regulation of insulin sensitivity and energy, in people with metabolic syndrome, says a...
Altering the gut microbiome has been shown to reduce erosion of nerve cell protection in the brains of mice in an Irish study.
There is an abundance of literature on the effects of olive leaf extract on cardiovascular risks and blood pressure, but some researchers sought to better understand the impact of olive...
Twenty-eight days of supplementation with 2.4 grams per day of beta-alanine was associated with longer workouts for middle aged men and women, and improvements in cognitive function, says new data...
Consumers go to creatine to increase strength performance, and go to nitrate to improve endurance performance. So what happens when you take both?