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.
Eye health nutrient lutein may be even more important for brain function, a congress has heard.
A review of 26,000 cases has found consuming more calcium-rich foods such as milk and cheese as well as supplements may slightly reduce the risk of developing breast cancer.
Adding supplements of phosphatidic acid (PA), a lipid messenger, to a resistance training program may boost lean body mass more than exercise alone, says a new study from researchers at...
Supplements containing epigallocatechin-3-gallate and resveratrol may boost mitochondrial capacity and stimulate fat oxidation, says a new randomized, double-blind, placebo-controlled, parallel intervention trial.
Human breast milk is a novel source of interesting prebiotic candidates, attendees at the recent IPA World Congress + Probiota Americas event were told.
Daily consumption of ginger may reduce the risk of many chronic conditions, including high blood pressure and coronary heart disease, says a new paper from Chinese researchers.
By observing how well rats with mild brain trauma navigate through a maze after being administered with rosemary extract, researchers saw a relation between the extract and improved cognitive deficits.
The bioaccessibility of beta-carotene from commercial tablets and softgels is low, and could be significantly enhanced by using nano-emulsions, says a new study.
The concept of a healthy microbiome has gained some traction among physicians, an expert told attendees at the recent IPA World Congress + Probiota Americas event in Chicago.
Vitamin K2 could block the production of pro-inflammatory molecules by human white blood cells, according to a new in vitro study.
The Obama administration announced a multi-million investment to accelerate better understanding of microbiomes in all fields of the life sciences.
Psyllium – a soluble, gel-forming, non-fermented fiber supplement – may help consumers stay fuller for longer, says a new study from scientists at Proctor & Gamble.