Just a single dose Undaria pinnatifida fucoidan (UPF) is able to affect gene expression related to fundamental cellular processes, an Australian study – believed to be the first of its kind – has shown.
There is “strong evidence” for the effectiveness of a personalised nutrition approach, researchers from the EU-funded Food4me project have found, but there is “no evidence” that adding phenotypic and genotypic information improves the success of these...
Supplements containing the phytochemicals sulforaphane and quercetin are being trialled for their potential to decrease the risk of developing diabetes and heart disease, on the back of new in vitro research at the University of Warwick.
Reducing, enhancing or even eliminating caffeine content in coffee plants will be possible in the near future researchers are saying after completing the genomic map of the coffee plant Coffea canephora.
Personalized medicine—nutrition and health products customized to a consumer’s particular genetic profile—is no longer a trend for the future. According to the presenters at a recent conference, it’s happening now, and some giant companies have quietly...
Nutrigenomics researcher WellGen has been awarded a patent for its
black tea extract for the prevention of disease, and plans to
market the ingredient as a dietary supplement for supporting joint
Nutrigenomics specialist WellGen is negotiating partnerships with
food companies for its first two ingredients and looks to roll out
another this year, with new president and CEO Dr Kathleen Mullinix
at the helm.
France's Danone has announced a three-year licence with US-based
Integrated Genomics for access to the ERGO database and genomic
discovery system to enhance the group's probiotic understanding and
Scientists will soon huddle together to unravel the third plant
genome to be sequenced to date. Their work - boosted recently by a
$10.8 million (€9.2m) slice of funding - should shed light on the
health-promoting properties buried...
Scientists are set to build on existing knowledge relating to the
influence botanical extracts may have on our health as US national
body earmarks millions of dollars in funding for a range new
projects on cereals, fruits, legumes,...
A mother's diet can alter her offspring's development to such an
extent that it changes the baby's characteristics for life, and
potentially that of future generations, say researchers who have
found that nutrition...
Individuals who are susceptible to genetic damage and who do not
eat enough dietary folate are almost three times as likely to
develop bladder cancer as those who eat plenty of fruit and
vegetables and who have efficient capacity...
The non-profit group Pew Initiative on Food & Biotechnology
announced that a new generation of genetically engineered products,
ranging from blue roses to anti-HIV spinach, is being developed to
Why do individuals in certain families live longer than others? Is
there a genetic type that will dictate a long life? Recent findings
published in the Proceedings of the National Academy of Sciences
this week suggest that this may...