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29 Mar 2022
--- New research is helping Gnosis by Lesaffre position its MenaQ7 “vitamin K2 as MK-7” for healthy aging and active nutrition. Shown to counter induce oxidative stress in vascular smooth muscle cells, it ultimately... Read More
23 Mar 2022
--- Healthy diets that prioritize gut health can help offset menopause-linked changes to metabolism. This is according to an investigation from personalized nutrition company Zoe, which is also highlighting the importance of... Read More
09 Mar 2022
--- The outer shell of hemp seeds – which are usually discarded – contain two health-benefiting compounds, according to a Brightseed investigation using its Forager AI platform. N-trans-caffeoyltyramine (NCT) and... Read More
08 Mar 2022
--- German researchers are developing a new process for creating nutrients and cannabinoids in a cost-effective way. The method, which centers around amoebae, is currently being investigated for THC, but it could also be... Read More
28 Feb 2022
--- Researchers in the Netherlands are developing DietBot, which will provide fully automated and personalized dietary advice. Based on consumers’ receipts and food intake, the digital platform creates nutrition plans... Read More
24 Feb 2022
--- Cancer risk was 14% lower among vegetarians and vegans than those who ate meat more than five times per week according to research conducted by the University of Oxford.
09 Feb 2022
--- In the latest move for medical nutrition, one of Lallemand Health Solutions’ probiotics is coming under the microscope for its potential to slow the progression of amyotrophic lateral sclerosis (ALS). This... Read More
19 Jan 2022
--- DolCas Biotech’s Curcugen turmeric extract has demonstrated positive application in osteoarthritis – allowing for a reduction of analgesic use. Notably, the new study found that it delivered “clinically... Read More
18 Jan 2022
--- Supplementation with Aker BioMarine’s krill oil has been found to reduce triglyceride levels in the blood, which is a key measure of heart health. The study is pegged as the largest clinical investigation of an omega 3... Read More
14 Jan 2022
--- In its latest partnership, deep tech business Eagle Genomics is teaming up with the UK-based Quadram Institute to investigate the microbiome and its role in diet and disease. This research is aimed at developing and refining... Read More
12 Jan 2022
--- A clinical trial has found that a probiotic formulation from AB-Biotics, part of the Kaneka Group, exhibits “significant” positive effects in COVID-19 outpatients – possibly by influencing the gut-lung axis... Read More
04 Jan 2022
--- With more than half a million global consumers set to participate in Veganuary, UK researchers are warning of a “quiet epidemic” of vitamin B12 deficiency, which is common in people following plant-based diets.... Read More
13 Dec 2021
--- New Zealand-based Comvita has launched a NZ$1.3 million (US$880,000) clinical trial to understand the effects of manuka honey on digestive health. The program is supported by the High-Value Nutrition (HVN) Ko Ngā Kai Whai... Read More
07 Dec 2021
--- Many people with deficient vitamin D intake have an increased risk of suffering from cardiovascular diseases (CVDs) compared to individuals with normal vitamin D levels.
08 Nov 2021
--- An amino acid combination called Amino LP7 can hinder the development of dementia, including Alzheimer’s disease. This is according to a study conducted by the National Institutes for Quantum Science and Technology in... Read More
02 Nov 2021
--- A new study review suggests zinc supplementation may reduce the risk, duration and severity of respiratory illness, including coughing, congestion, colds, flu, pneumonia, SARS-CoV-2 infections and recovery from stroke.... Read More
28 Oct 2021
--- Green tea is commonly viewed as healthy, and its consumption is often linked to a longer life, supposedly due to its high level of antioxidants. However, excessive consumption of green tea extracts or concentrates may cause... Read More
21 Oct 2021
--- A restricted caloric diet reduces the availability of fatty acids needed to develop tumors, thus decreasing cancerous growth. This is according to researchers from the Massachusetts Institute of Technology (MIT) who examined... Read More
14 Oct 2021
--- People who eat mushrooms have lower odds of having depression, according to US researchers at Penn State College of Medicine. The study highlights the potential clinical and public health importance of mushroom consumption... Read More
12 Oct 2021
--- US-based TSI Group’s GlucosaGreen product may benefit both gut and muscle health, according to a human clinical trial which points to potential healthy aging properties. Glucosa Green is a vegetarian glucosamine... Read More