Ingredient supplier Gencor says a new study shows its Slimaluma ingredient has benefits in ameliorating insulin resistance.
Dietary supplements of a filtrate from natto, a traditional Japanese fermented food made from soybean, may significantly reduce blood pressure in people with lifestyle diseases, says a new study.
Potential gut health benefits of synbiotics may be limited since only specific combinations enhance probiotic survival and growth, say researchers.
An institute in Arizona has emerged as one of the world’s foremost centers of research on algae production. Called the Arizona Center for Algae Research and Innovation (AzCATI), the organization...
Daily intake of soluble corn fiber may enhance the absorption of calcium for adolescents, says a new study from Purdue University with implications for bone health.
Supplements containing blueberry powder may boost the levels of the immune system’s natural killer cells and lowers blood pressure in sedentary men and women, says a new study.
Mice fed omega-3s had healthier joints than those fed diets high in saturated fats and omega-6 fatty acids, Duke University researchers say.
Scientists have called new discoveries from leading Japanese dairy product company Morinaga Milk Industry on popular probiotic genus bifidobacteria, “an interesting first step”.
Daily supplements of an extract from ashwagandha (Withania somnifera) may improve the health of cells lining the blood vessels, and reduce levels of markers of oxidative stress and inflammation in type-2...
A probiotic isolated from switchgrass is one of the newest competitors in the robustness claims sweepstakes. Developed by biotech firm Imagilin Technology and marketed by New Jersey-based A&B Ingredients, the...
Fish oil supplements may produce beneficial structural changes in the brain, according to a new study from Brown University and Rhode Island Hospital.
The science to support the potential benefits of nicotinamide riboside for age-related conditions continues to grow, with a new study from Europe indicating the compound may boost the number and...
Scientists from Harvard report that supplementation with DHA (docosahexaenoic acid) omega-3 may improve periodontal outcomes in people with periodontitis.
Drinking a carbohydrate-electrolyte beverage before and during a match did not help UK Championship trainee soccer players maintain blood sugar concentrations during the second half according to a new study.
The manufacturers' recommended doses of omega-3 fatty acids from different sources may have different efficacies when it comes to heart health benefits, says a new study.
The potential gut and immune health benefits of EpiCor, the yeast fermentate from Embria, may be linked to an ability to modulate both the total bacterial composition in the gut,...
Daily supplements containing AIDP’s calcium-collagen ingredient KoACT for 12 months was associated with significant improvements in bone health for post-menopausal women.
Functional foods and beverages are the thin edge of the innovation wedge and are growing by leaps and bounds. Panelists in a recent online forum hosted by NutraIngredients-USA laid out...
Dietary supplement use is prevalent by members of the US Military, with women and elite men the highest users of supplements, says a new systematic review and meta-analysis.
Daily supplements containing Chlorella may reduce cholesterol and triglyceride levels in people with mildly elevated cholesterol levels, says a new study from Korea.
A new 12-week clinical study has strengthened evidence that melon-derived superoxide dismutase (Sod) supplements can help reduce stress and fatigue and improve cognitive performance.
A combination of a probiotic with a slow digested protein may increase athletic performance in healthy resistance-trained individuals, suggest results from a pilot study.
A proprietary curcumin extract can ease post-exercise muscle soreness caused by oxidative stress and inflammation, an Italian study has found.
To what degree are some sports nutrition products feeding consumers’ potentially harmful views of themselves? A talk on muscle dysmorphia disorder at a recent dietitians’ meeting gave serious cause to...
New genetic research provides ‘compelling evidence’ that low levels of vitamin D have a causal role in the development of high blood pressure, say researchers.