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Inuit microbiome study could shed further light influence of nutrition and modern diet on health

While the gut bacteria of indigenous Inuit populations are ‘broadly similar’ to modern Western populations, subtle differences that distinguish the two could help researchers understand how diet impacts our health...

Review explores blueberry bioactive compounds for blood sugar management

Blueberries may regulate glucose, lipid metabolism, and improvement of inflammation, according to evidence discovered by Australian researchers from Victoria University in a new review.

Berry compounds’ heart health benefits linked to impact on platelets

The potential cardiovascular benefits of anthocyanins may be associated with their ability to influence the expression of chemicals by platelets in the blood, says new data from a randomized, double-blind,...

Special Edition: Immune Support

The key ingredients in the immune health sector

Immune supplement sales were valued at an impressive $2.45 billion in 2014 (Nutrition Business Journal), and in this gallery we look at the key market trends and ingredients for this...

Using national survey data, researchers examine Gingko biloba effects on the liver

Gingko biloba consumption did not cause any negative changes in biomarkers of liver function, a new study found.

Rose hip supplements may increase energy expenditure, weight management

Daily supplements containing rose hip powder may prevent weight gain in lab mice, compared to mice eating a high fat diet only, says a new study from Sweden.

Review offers ‘economic and environmentally friendly’ approaches to turn citrus-industry waste into nutrition ingredients

A lot of studies point to the rich amount of amino acids, minerals, flavonoids, and vitamins in semi-solid residue of citrus fruits, as well as the other byproducts of citrus...

Citrus flavanones boost endothelial function and heart health

Polyphenols from citrus fruit may counter the detrimental effects of high fat meals on cardiovascular health, report scientists from the University of Reading and PepsiCo.

Vitamin B6 deficiency linked to cognitive decline: Study

Low vitamin B6 intake may contribute to cognitive decline in older adults, while other B vitamins do not show the same effects, according to a new follow-up study in Northern...

Probiotics may reverse damage of generational stress

Taking male rat pups away from their mothers can produce detrimental effects in those rats when they mature, including mental illness, and these effects can then be passed on to...

Meta-analysis supports pomegranate juice’s blood pressure benefits

A comprehensive meta-analysis of data from eight RCTs supported a role for pomegranate juice in a heart-healthy diet.

Blue maize extract may lower blood pressure and cholesterol levels

Blue maize antioxidants may help protect against metabolic syndrome, cardiovascular disease and diabetes raising possibilities of using blue maize as a nutraceutical and functional food component.

Heard of the gut-brain axis? Meet the gut-skin axis...

Probiotic supplementation may improve adult acne appearance as researchers discuss the existence of a gut-skin axis in which the gastrointestinal area is targeted by bacterial strains to affect skin physiology.

Sabinsa study supports DigeZyme’s benefit in relieving post-exercise soreness

Sabinsa’s researchers in Bangalore, India, found that the branded multi-enzyme complex ingredient DigeZyme improved the outcome measures related to delayed onset muscle soreness after exercise, compared to placebo.

Aquatic plant potential: Why duckweed could become a source of protein and omega-3 beyond South East Asia

Duckweed has long been consumed as an inexpensive protein and source of omega-3 in three South East Asia countries, but now researchers are questioning if it has the potential to...

‘Government recommendation is clear’: Statement published in JAMA supports folic acid supplementation for healthy pregnancy

Even in the era of mandatory fortification, experts back the need of folic acid supplementation among women of childbearing age.

Danone-Nutricia RCT backs ‘toddler milk’ for improved iron & vitamin D status

Daily consumption of fortified toddler milk helps to improve the nutritional status of children and can reduce deficiencies in iron and vitamin D, a new randomised trial has found.

Ayurveda extract helps reduce knee pain in elderly: Sabinsa Japanese RCT

A clinical trial evaluating the effects of Sabinsa’s Boswellin Super supplement on knee pain reduction revealed improvements in pain management, a study funded by the company has found.

Probiotic fermented milk may ease GI distress: Danone study

Probiotic fermented milk (PFM) may relieve gastrointestinal discomfort via a modifying effect on the gut microbiota, says British research commissioned by French dairy giant Danone.

Omega-3, resveratrol, vitamin D, and berry antioxidant beverage offers immulogic approach to aging-related cognitive impairment, says UCLA study

Supplementation with omega-3s, antioxidants, and resveratrol in a beverage significantly improved Mini-Mental State Examination (MMSE) scores, a questionnaire used to measure cognitive impairment in 18 patients, researchers found.

Vitamin C & E supplements may protect against age-related brain declines: Study

Supplements of vitamin C and E may reduce the risk of cognitive decline, according to data from the Canadian Study of Health and Aging.

Cherry juice blood boost may help halt cognitive decline: Study

Drinking sour cherry juice appears to boost blood flow to the brain and may reduce blood pressure, according to a study.

Researchers examine influence of caffeine supplementation on female athletes

Is caffeine supplementation by female athletes still effective while they’re on the pill? Researchers in New Zealand found that female athletes who regularly take oral contraceptives still experienced increase in...

New studies show importance of vitamin K for vascular function

A lack of an active vitamin K- dependent protein may increase the risk of arterial calcification and stiffness, say two new studies that support the potential heart health benefits of...

Office of Dietary Supplements outlines five-year strategic plan

Creating and disseminating analytic tools for biomarkers, seeking to better understand the microbiome, and enhancing consumer to the Dietary Supplement Label Database are just some of the new directions outlined...

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