Bioavailable curcumin supplements may improve levels of adiponectin, a hormone that plays an important role in the regulation of insulin sensitivity and energy, in people with metabolic syndrome, says a...
Twenty-eight days of supplementation with 2.4 grams per day of beta-alanine was associated with longer workouts for middle aged men and women, and improvements in cognitive function, says new data...
India’s government has taken a US$51.2m loan from the UN’s International Fund for Agricultural Development for a project designed to improve livelihoods and increase food and nutrition security for tribal...
Data from randomized-controlled trial supports a modest homocysteine-lowering effect for omega-3 fatty acids, says a new meta-analysis from Deakin University in Australia.
Supplements of the polyphenol were found to increase blood flow in the brains of people with type 2 diabetes, a population known to be at increased risk of cognitive decline...
Fish oil supplementation makes no difference to muscle growth in healthy, young men who weight train with whey protein, a study has concluded.
The vast majority of Australians fail to meet the recommended daily intake for long-chain omega-3, largely due to the nation’s preference for meat over fish, according to research by the University...
Vegans are often nutrient-deficient due to unbalanced protein sources and a low intake of berries, fruits and nuts, a Finnish study has found.
A recent editorial published in the Medical Journal of Australia that attempted to dismiss the benefits of complementary medicines was “misguided”, according to the industry’s representative body.
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Daily supplementation with algae-derived calcium may increase bone mineral density in healthy women with age-related bone loss, according to a long term study.
Supplementation with magnesium threonate may improve cognitive function in older individuals with memory and concentration issues, say results of a randomized, controlled, double-blind study.
The number of obese teenagers in India has nearly doubled over the last five years at a time when diabetes rates are also seeing a consistent increase.
Fresh safety warnings from the Belgian and German authorities highlight the need for member state compromise on the classification of monacolin K from red yeast rice, a consumer group says.
Fonterra’s infant nutrition brand Anmum, which is currently available in Asia, can now be purchased by New Zealand families.
Chinese researchers believe that exposure to high levels of salt could lead to foetal liver damage.
A daily multivitamin/mineral supplement can help fill nutrient shortfalls “without concern for its long-term safety”, says a new review paper from Germany.
Herbal medications and supplements are lacking clear proof of any beneficial effects, except cranberry for UTIs, states a new Patient Page in the Journal of the American Medical Association (JAMA).
The overwhelming majority of Australians are fed up with food trends and fad diets, with 94% of them viewing these as status symbols, according to research.
Twelve weeks of supplementation with extracts of Aster spathulifolius Maxim may reduce body weight by over 4%, says a new study from Korea.
A standardized root water extract of Eurycoma longifolia (Tongkat Ali) may support immune health for middle-aged people, says a new randomized controlled trial.
The Marine Stewardship Council (MSC) has moved a step closer to its ambitious goal of creating a global certification standard for seaweed production after announcing it will be working on...
Increased level of blood carotenoids may slow cellular ageing, says a new study from Seoul National University in Korea.
Growing obesity in children and young adults is set to worsen already-high rates of diabetes in Singapore, according to epidemiologists there.