Supplements of omega-3 fatty acids are associated with lower levels of an amino acid called homocysteine, an amino acid linked to increased risks of heart disease and dementia, says a new meta-analysis of the scientific evidence.
As April draws to a close we look back at a month of news, which saw Twinlab appoint a new chief executive, FTC crack down on bogus acai-weight loss claims, and a breakthrough in gut health understanding.
The authors of a recent study into curcumin bioavailability have rejected claims by a cancer researcher that “fuzzy math” led them to overestimate the absorption of the anti-inflammatory agent curcumin from some supplement formulations.
New fortified coconut water products under the Phenom brand will hit shelves at nutrition and dietary supplements GNC from next month following a recent tie-up with PepsiCo, bosses at GNC have revealed.
The National Institutes of Health’s National Center for Complementary and Alternative Medicine (NCCAM) has launched a new online resource about complementary and alternative medicine (CAM) for health care providers.
Danish company Gumlink’s acquisition of a 50 per cent stake in Canadian probiotic and nutraceutical gum maker, Tab Labs Inc will allow the joint venture to focus on patented nutraceutical chewing gum, according to Soren Birn, Gumlink’s chief executive...