Food and health are intrinsically linked, but we still have much to learn about the precise effects of nutrients on humans as well as optimal intake, bioavailability, and appropriate delivery formats.
Hong Kong researchers have developed a novel probiotic mixture that may have potential therapeutic effects on liver cancer.
Having the right team to execute on an idea is the key to attracting investment capital, experts say. But finding the right idea, that’s a bit more of a stretch...
Oil extracts from the seeds of bitter melon (Momordica charantia) may help reduce body weight, suggests a new study from China.
A daily multivitamin may protect men from cardiovascular events such as heart attack and stroke in the long-term, says a new study.
An extract found in black raspberries can significantly lower arterial stiffness, a key measure of cardiovascular disease, according to data from a Korean study.
Vitamin Angels has signed a Memorandum of Understanding (MOU) with Muhammadiyah, among the largest and oldest charitable organizations in Indonesia, to collaborate on alleviating micronutrient deficiency among children under age 5.
Heat-killed Pediococcus pentosaceus LP28 derived from the longan fruit may help trim waist lines and reduce body fat, say results from a double-blind, randomized, placebo-controlled study.
More than half of Australians regularly exceed official recommendations on the consumption of sugar, according to new data from the Australian Bureau of Statistics.
Supplements containing Calanus oil may support cardiovascular health via anti-inflammatory effects in blood vessel walls, says a new study.
Food security is expected to worsen in North Korea, where total production of cereals, soybeans and potatoes is estimated to have fallen in 2015—the first drop since 2010.
A recent Harvard publication blasting supplements as ‘suspect’ and ‘useless’ was criticized by industry observers as ‘unbalanced’ and even ‘embarrassing.’
You can say what you like about the benefits of mixing protein sources, but for sports nutrition expert Chris Lockwood, PhD, there’s only one way to the answer the cost...
New clinical research – funded by the a2 Milk Company – lends credence to its claims that many consumers who believe they can’t tolerate lactose (milk sugar) should really be...
In a country where more than 120m malnourished children depend on a school lunch programme for their nutrition, India would benefit most from a form of protein which is dirt...
Twenty-four weeks of supplementation with a magnesium citrate complex may reduce the stiffness of arteries in overweight and obese adults, says a new study from The Netherlands.
A recent study published in the Journal of Ophthalmology has shown the benefits of consuming a dairy drink, MacuView, containing lutein-, zeaxanthin- and DHA-enriched egg yolk.
Supplements of curcumin with enhanced bioavailability may improve the vascular health in healthy people, says a new study with OmniActive Health Technologies’ CurcuWIN ingredient.
A new study shows a curcumin/fenugreek combination boosted the quality of life index in a study population suffering from work-related stress.
Polyphenols found in maple syrup exert a neuroprotective effect that could protect the structure and function of motor neurons, a study in worms has found.
If the edible insect movement is to meaningfully impact the protein market (and the planet) by displacing less sustainable animal-derived protein sources (beef, poultry, dairy), cricket companies will have to...
Anthocyanin and flavonol content of the blackcurrant beats its red, green and white varieties as a wide nutrient range was found between each type in a Finnish study.
The consumption of serum carotenoids in high concentrations has been found to be linked to higher bone mineral density in middle-aged and elderly Chinese adults, according to a large cross-sectional...
Supplements of Lactobacillus plantarum TWK10 may increase muscle mass, boost energy, counter fatigue, and improve physical performance, says a new study with lab mice.
Adding broccoli to an unhealthy diet could help stave of obesity-related liver disease and cancer, say researchers backed by the US National Cancer Institute.
Significant weight loss through an extreme low-calorie diet can reverse type 2 diabetes, the first findings of a five-year study has found.