Supplementation with non-animal chondroitin sulfate (Mythocondro ) may improve knee function, pain and inflammation markers in overweight people with knee osteoarthritis, according to results of a pilot study from Italy.
The Federal Trade Commission has set up a new website that aims to help consumers sort though false weight loss claims. At the same time, FTC started paying restitution to consumers collected in a settlement involving a joint care product.
Researchers from the Korea Institute of Oriental Medicine posit that extract of Forsythia suspensa may be used to treat postmenopausal osteoporosis, based on their observations of using the plant extract on mice.
Supplement brand Further Food has extended its line of products with a chocolate flavored collagen powder, a launch which places the brand well to capitalize on an upswing in the sales of beauty products.
Researchers in Germany reported that intake of a specific collagen peptide commercialized by German gelatin maker Gelita was associated with improvements in sports-related activities among individuals with chronic ankle instability.
Protein supplements may not reduce the risk of fractures or improve bone health in healthy adults, nor may they have any detrimental effect on bone health, according to a comprehensive analysis covering 40 years of research.
There is a need for more research and funding for elderly nutrition as the world’s population rapidly ages, executive leading academic from Nestlé’s Institute of Health Science told our Healthy Ageing APAC Summit in Singapore.