Many studies have linked polyphenols—chemical compounds found in everything from chocolate to olives to berries—to reduced cardiovascular disease risk. French researchers took a closer look at how different types of polyphenols relate to this risk.
A delivery system based on food-grade lecithin may boost the bioavailability of quercetin, a flavonoid linked to numerous health benefits but known to have poor low water solubility, low stability, and low bioavailability.
A randomised, cross-over study that investigated the impact of Actazin green and Livaux gold kiwifruit supplements on faecal microbial composition and metabolites in healthy and functionally constipated (FC) participants was the top-rated poster at our...
The recent Harvard Probiotics Symposium brought together scientific experts from across the globe to discuss: “Gut Health, Microbiota & Probiotics Throughout the Lifespan: Dietary Influences”. Here’s what we learned.
You’ve heard of EPA and DHA omega-3, but what about ETA? A new study from Canada indicates that ETA (eicosatetraenoic acid, 20:4) may convert into two novel compounds associated with inflammation management.
Studies have linked protein-energy malnutrition to impaired immune function in the elderly, so researchers compared how a novel ultraviolet-treated dairy protein may give older adults an immunity boost.
The question of whether exercise or nutrition has the greater impact on bone was the focus of a study, which finds nutrition exerts a greater influence on bone mass and strength than physical workouts.
Researchers in Japan and the UK found that plasma concentrations of leucine were higher after 10 young healthy men took leucine as a liquid supplement than when their intake came from a meal — even when both had the same amount of leucine.