A recent negative study on cranberry’s effects on UTIs had a skewed design and an accompanying editorial amplified the misconception, according to experts in the research of the botanical.
Interest in personalized nutrition and how it pertains to wellness is growing, and companies are springing up that are focused on tailoring food to individual measurements, says Dr Nathan Price...
A newly developed peanut-based probiotic ‘yoghurt’ could serve as a functional food for those who follow a vegan diet or have lactose intolerance, say researchers.
Children with vitamin D deficiency are more likely to develop asthma, a 10-year study of children in Perth, Australia, has discovered.
Researchers say a review and meta-analysis suggests, but cannot establish, that industry-sponsored nutrition studies may be more likely to have favourable conclusions compared to independent studies.
Whey protein could reduce the risk factors associated with heart disease, an RCT has found.
The hesitancy of the foodborne pathogen testing industry to adopt Next Generation Sequencing (NGS) for DNA tests is a signal that the technology is immature and needs further refinement before...
The quality of protein and its leucine content has a significant influence on muscle building with resistance training, a review has found.
A blend of probiotics, magnesium, vitamins and minerals can reduce stress and fatigue even after users stop taking it, a study has shown.
Dannon has doubled the size of its microbiome fellowship program with the announcement of a second $25,000 grant for 2017.
Increased levels of the omega-3 fatty acid EPA (eicosapentaenoic acid) are associated with a lower severity of symptoms of post-traumatic stress disorder (PTSD), says a new paper from Japanese researchers.
Resveratrol may help tackle a hormone disparity in women with polycystic ovary syndrome (PCOS), a common condition that can cause infertility, according to a study.
CLA – conjugated linoleic acid – is finding increasing use in sports nutrition products, with active consumers attracted by its benefits for body composition, says BASF.
A streamlined test for omega-3 levels in the blood will help consumers better understand this crucial risk factor, the test’s developer says.
Co-ingestion of Streptococcus thermophilus FP4 and Bifidobacterium breve BR03 may reduce the drops in performance in the days after muscle-damaging exercise, says a new study.
If a spoonful of sugar helps the medicine go down, a serving of cocoa could help avoid the need for medicine in the first place – at least when it...
Supplements of omega-3-rich fish oils during pregnancy may reduce the risk of allergy in children, according to a new study from Sweden.
A new Chinese study has shown omega-3 supplementation improved IQ among older people with mild cognitive impairment.
High consumption of vitamin and mineral-rich foods throughout early adulthood could help delay the biological process of ageing, according to new data from South Korea.
Diet supplementation with nitrates, such as those found in spinach and beetroot could enhance sporting performance, a study has found.
A new study that applies a statistical analysis to food intake and disease prevalence data from a number of countries has concluded that vitamin K2 deficiency is as big a...
Combining garlic and lemon juice may help slash total and LDL cholesterol levels in people with elevated blood lipids, as well as improve their blood pressure, says a new study.
Calcium intake from food supplements may increase the risk of coronary artery calcification (CAC), a ten-year follow-up of over 5,000 adults has found.
Over half of all US adults continue to use dietary supplements, according to data from the National Health and Nutrition Examination Survey (NHANES).
There is no difference between food and supplements for boosting calcium levels for bone health in post-menopausal women, says a new study.