Scientists from Korea Yakult report that Lactobacillus plantarum HY7714 supplements may boost skin elasticity and reduce skin wrinkles in women with dry skin.
Supplementation with B vitamins significantly improves general mental health, reduces subjective stress and increases vigour and overall mood in mentally demanding situations, according to research from Melbourne’s Swinburne University.
People taking statins to reduce cholesterol levels may also benefit from omega-3 supplements, says a new study which found blood pressure and arterial improvements for the fish oil users.
A mixture of 8 bacterial strains may reduce inflammation in the vascular system and may protect against the development of atherosclerosis, says a new study.
Strategies to tackle cardiovascular disease (CVD) need to move away from statins and cholesterol reduction and focus on reducing inflammation and increasing HDL cholesterol through dietary intervention, urges a leading...
Taking vitamin D supplements alongside standard asthma medication reduces severe asthma attacks, a Cochrane review of nine studies has concluded.
A standardized extract of fenugreek (Trigonella foenum-graecum) may reduce hot flashes in postmenopausal women, and improve their quality of life, says a new study.
Researchers have shown deficiency in calcium has a significantly impact on brain development and cognition function.
Food fortified with folic acid has been found to decrease the number of babies born with heart abnormalities, according to research.
Long-term use of commonly prescribed pharmaceuticals may lead to nutrient deficiency, with the Council for Responsible Nutrition welcoming the coverage of an issue that, it says, is not talked about...
A Colorado-based startup is taking a crowd-sourcing type approach to the assembly of a statistically significant amount of microbiome data.
Consuming fermented soymilk products may help protect against ultraviolet radiation damage by increasing the number of isoflavone compounds in the body, according to a study on mice.
Drinking beetroot juice after exercise can reduce muscle pain and improve recovery, but does not improve real-world performance, according to a study also showing no benefit from antioxidants.
There are increasing cases of malnutrition and nutrition deficiencies in a developed country like the US, recent studies report. We chat with an expert to get his analysis.
Supplementation of Robuvit for two weeks cut amateur triathletes' total event times by 11%, researchers in Italy suggested.
Botanical supplier Plandaí Biotechnology has signed a research agreement with North West University in South Africa to investigate green tea catechins and type 2 diabetes.
Industry study suggests an increased tolerance of high-intensity training when study participants consumed the cordyceps-containing PeakO2 blend.
Carotenoid and astaxanthin production has been championed as a solution to make use of the crustacean industry’s waste. Researchers looked at the derived product’s storage stability—they found “negligible lipid oxidation”...
Lower levels of vitamin D in pregnant women could be associated with certain learning disabilities in children, as a British study highlights seasonal variations as a factor in brain development.
Researchers in South Korea studied how the polyphenols in Theobroma cacao extract may reduce atopic dermatitis-like symptoms.
By spray drying, researchers from Chile and Canada encapsulated Lactobacillus plantarum and Bifidobacterium infantis using chia and flaxseed.
A new RCT out of India suggests that sea buckthorn seed oil supplementation reduced dyslipidemia, cardiovascular risk factors, and hypertension in a human population.
It is “difficult or impossible” for vegans to get enough of nutrients like vitamin B12, the German Nutrition Society (DGE) has said in a position paper now cited by the government....
Seeds of the native Brazilian shrub guarana have been found to contain antioxidant levels more than ten times that of green tea.
Researchers in Iran systematically reviewed 17 human studies that looked at how a person’s diet may affect telomere length, which is recognized as a biomarker of aging. They reported “results...