immune health

14 Aug 2019
--- A high-fat diet can weaken the gut immune system and lead to insulin resistance and, ultimately, diabetes. This is according to new research published in Nature Communications, which showed how a high-fat diet influences one... Read More
14 Aug 2019
--- Consuming flavonoid-rich items such as apples and tea, protects against cancer and cardiovascular heart disease (CVD), particularly for smokers and heavy drinkers, according to new research from Edith Cowan University (ECU),... Read More
09 Aug 2019
--- Distinct markers in the blood of people with celiac disease have been detected within a few hours of gluten being consumed, according to new research by specialists in the field. The new findings point to a potential... Read More
07 Aug 2019
--- Patients with Parkinson’s disease were found to have significantly lower levels of vitamin D in their blood in a study published in the journal Acta Neurologica Scandinavia. The study, which evaluated 182... Read More
17 Jul 2019
--- Trending this year, adaptogens have emerged as a class of herbal extracts with claims of boosting the body’s ability to combat physical, chemical and biological stressors, in addition to elevating cognitive functions,... Read More
27 Jun 2019
--- Archer Daniels Midland Company (ADM) has unveiled a new line of DHA/EPA blends containing omega 3, 6 and 9, which offer benefits that can help support cognitive, heart, immune system or eye health. Coined Onavita Algal DHA... Read More
24 Jun 2019
--- Remedy Organics, a US producer of functional wellness drinks, has announced the launch of Golden Mind. The ready-to-drink beverage is a blend of almond milk, DHA omega 3 (sustainably sourced from microalgae), MCT oil,... Read More
03 Jun 2019
--- The second research phase of the Human Microbiome Project (HMP), under the US National Institutes of Health (NIH) Common Fund, explores the complex set of chemical and molecular events that disrupt the microbiome and trigger... Read More
29 May 2019
--- Cranberry extract makes bacteria more sensitive to antibiotics, which may open new, promising avenues for limiting resistance to these drugs, say Canadian researchers. The findings showed that when treated with molecules... Read More
27 May 2019
--- University of Leipzig, Germany, research has revealed that consuming lactic acid bacteria – responsible for the fermentation in food and beverages – triggers movement in immune cells, which facilitates overall... Read More
17 May 2019
--- An “unnatural and particularly comprehensive” nutrient supply in the human gut is responsible for the decoupling of bacteria from their host organism, thus upsetting the delicate balance of the microbiome and... Read More
14 May 2019
--- Microbiome startup Vedanta Biosciences – developers of a new category of therapies for immune-mediated diseases using live human microbiome-derived bacteria – has raised an additional US$18.5 million in its third... Read More
08 May 2019
--- Recent studies conducted by health, nutrition and sustainable living company DSM, surveying in total 25,000 respondents, found that low energy concerns have overtaken weight management for consumers seeking optimal health... Read More
24 Apr 2019
--- Curcumin, the yellow powder derivative of the turmeric plant (Curcuma longa) that is widely used as a food colorant and flavoring, may also have therapeutic properties in helping prevent and combat stomach cancer. This is... Read More
18 Apr 2019
--- Oral immunotherapy (OIT) is a safe method for treating peanut allergies in children as young as nine-months to five-years of age, according to a new study led by scientists and pediatric allergists at the University of... Read More
17 Apr 2019
--- Former professional basketball player Stipe Rezic has in mind a plan to fully assimilate the mind and body-enhancing potential of fungi into everyday routine, with his original brand of mushroom-infused coffee –... Read More
16 Apr 2019
--- An all-natural, vegan nutraceutical formula targeting male sexual health has been developed by the DolCas-Tenshi Bioceuticals joint venture, marketed under the brand Fortiquin. The five-ingredient, patent-pending blend of... Read More
04 Feb 2019
--- Incidence rates are increasing for 6 out of 12 obesity-related cancers among US young adults, with steeper increases seen in younger ages and successively younger generations. This is according to a study published in The... Read More
25 Sep 2018
--- With the onset of cooler weather in the Northern hemisphere, immune health is once again becoming an area of growing concern. Driven by increasing consumer awareness, the immunity ingredients space is starting to reach... Read More
12 Jul 2018
--- Consuming chicory root fibers can bring important health benefits to kindergarten children aged three to six years, according to research by Professor Tamás Decsi and Szminoetta Lohner at the Department of Pediatrics,... Read More