Men's health

WFP: 'We rely on private sector support to improve the ability to deliver good nutrition.'

Special Edition: Battling Malnutrition

All in: Making malnutrition a global priority

By Will Chu

Nutritional programmes and interventions are a starting point - but genuine multi-stakeholder involvement is what's required to tackle the world's problem of malnutrition and under nutrition.

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Ashwagandha root extract shows sports nutrition potential

By Stephen Daniells

Supplements of ashwagandha (Withania somnifera) root extract may improve muscle strength, size, and recovery, say results of a new randomized, prospective, double-blind, placebo-controlled clinical study.

Heavy lycopene molecules may help explain the carotenoid's bodily metabolism

Scientists trace lycopene activity

By Louisa Richards

Scientists in the US have found a novel way to trace the activity of lycopene in the human body, which could help explain its potential cancer-combating properties.  

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Consumer confidence in supplements remains high, says CRN survey

By Stephen Daniells

Eighty-four percent of US adults expressing overall confidence in the safety, quality and effectiveness of dietary supplements, according to the results of the newest survey commissioned by the Council for Responsible Nutrition (CRN).

Jail term, indictment handed down in recent spiking cases

Jail term, indictment handed down in recent spiking cases

By Hank Schultz

Two cases of drug spiking in products purporting to be dietary supplements drew enforcement actions announced recently by the Food and Drug Administration. One case in Puerto Rico involves sex enhancement products, while another in Pennsylvania dealt...

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