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?
Data from randomized-controlled trial supports a modest homocysteine-lowering effect for omega-3 fatty acids, says a new meta-analysis from Deakin University in Australia.
Supplements of the polyphenol were found to increase blood flow in the brains of people with type 2 diabetes, a population known to be at increased risk of cognitive decline...
DNA testing and verification of seaweed can be useful in an increasingly busy sector where quality varies and manufacturer demands are rising amid stricter regulations, an aquaculture group has said.
After establishing itself as the number one herb, turmeric/curcumin is increasingly moving into functional beverages.
Tablets containing BLIS M18 may reduce caries-related risk factors by 30% in children at high-risk for dental caries, says a new study.
Fish oil supplementation makes no difference to muscle growth in healthy, young men who weight train with whey protein, a study has concluded.
Researchers at McMaster University in Canada found that, among overweight subjects, higher dietary protein intake during an energy deficit combined with intense exercise promotes greater lean mass gain and fat...
Using high resolution mass spectrometry, scientists in Spain tested the stability of bioactive compounds in nutraceutical products based on natural extracts: green tea, soy, royal jelly, and grapes.
The findings from these two clinical studies will be presented at Experimental Biology in San Diego, CA, this upcoming weekend.
Scientists in Taiwan found that short-term creatine supplementation has positive effects in increasing post-activation potentiation during a heavy resistance exercise and plyometric combo.
Increasing vitamin C intake may have a protective effect against the progression of cataracts, a British study has revealed.
Accelerating interest in the personalization of medicine and the accumulation of a body of research will help drive increasing acceptance of Ayurveda in the West, experts say, albeit with a continuing...
Vegans are often nutrient-deficient due to unbalanced protein sources and a low intake of berries, fruits and nuts, a Finnish study has found.
Adverse events reported for supplement-drug interactions are relatively low, says an industry expert, despite claims that “potential” risks for such interactions are on the rise.
The increased use of multiple medications and dietary supplements among older people is potentially raising the risk for drug-supplement interactions, says a new study.
A daily serving of dried plums may be sufficient enough to ward off bone loss in older women, a study has found.
Omega-3 content is a neglected issue when formulating products to combat severe acute malnutrition in children, say international researchers.
‘Optimized’ curcumin may reduce markers of inflammation and muscle damage following excessive exercise, says a new study.
Probiotics can benefit inflammation of the tissue around the teeth, a meta-analysis suggests.
Despite a recent TV documentary that raised questions, krill researchers say there is no immediate concern about the abundance of the creatures in the Southern Ocean. But they said that...
Over half of so-called 100% natural botanical slimming supplements are adulterated with unlabelled pharmaceuticals, according to French tests of 164 products.