With about 90% of serotonin receptors located in the gut, it is easy to understand why the gut is often referred to as the "second brain." While we do know that what we eat affects the microbiome and the brain, how the microbiome in turn impacts...
Researchers in Iran have found that caffeine increases nervous system activation thereby enhancing recovery after a bought of strenuous exercise in healthy young men. The finding could have implications for how caffeine is used to support athletes.
Norwegian scientists looking at vitamin D levels in mothers and children during pregnancy, and up to six months after birth, have found over 30% of infants had inadequate levels of the vitamin at three months of age.
Researchers at the Snyder Institute for Chronic Diseases at the Cumming School of Medicine at the University of Calgary have pinpointed which gut bacteria help the immune system fight off cancerous tumors and the mechanisms in doing so. The breakthrough...
A new review has found some promise for the use of vitamin D and mineral supplementation to support fibromyalgia sufferers. There was less evidence in favor of vitamins C and E and probiotics, however.
A cohort study of 1,157 infants has found that vitamin D supplementation is associated with bacterial changes in a baby's microbiome which may influence susceptibility to asthma or respiratory viral infections.
Using a micromicellar formulation of lutein, zeaxanthin, and meso-zeaxanthin led to significantly higher increases in serum levels of the carotenoids, compared to other formulations, says a new study from Ireland.
A new study on cardiovascular health using a protein as a biomarker has bolstered the evidence backing the notion that the benefits of vitamin K2 are so important that the substance should have its own RDI, a Norwegian supplier says.