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Fish oil is not medicine – this is what it cannot do

November 20, 2019

Fish oil is one of the most widely used food supplements in the world. It’s been around for…
Review reveals impact of nutritional supplements on mental health

September 11, 2019

We’ve all heard that ‘food is good for your mood’. Now, a new study into mental health and…
Fish oil supplements have no effect on Type 2 diabetes

August 26, 2019

Omega-3 fats have little or no effect on risk of Type 2 diabetes according to new research from…
Can Supplements Improve Eye Health and Vision?

August 20, 2019

You’ve probably heard someone say, “Eat your carrots, they’re good for your eyes.” You may have also seen…
New Analysis Finds Vast Majority of Dietary Supplements to have no Effect on Heart Disease and Overall Lifespan

July 18, 2019

A massive new analysis published on 8 July in the Annals of Internal Medicine, which included findings from…
Adults Taking Cognitive Enhancers to Boost Mental Abilities at Work Considered Largely Acceptable by the Public

May 17, 2019

Cognitive enhancement has become increasingly accepted for adults in the workplace, but not students or athletes. The general…
Nutritional supplements cannot prevent depression, research shows

March 7, 2019

A daily intake of nutritional supplements won’t help stave off the onset of depression, a new study has…
Nutrition has a greater impact on bone strength than exercise

October 19, 2018

One question that scientists and fitness experts alike would love to answer is whether exercise or nutrition has…
Omega 3 supplements have little or no heart or vascular health benefit

July 19, 2018

Omega 3 supplements have little or no effect on the risk of heart disease, stroke or death –…
A pill that staves off aging? It’s on the horizon

March 29, 2018

Scientists have long known that restricting calories can fend off physiological signs of aging, with studies in fruit…
Further evidence that fats and oils help to unlock full nutritional benefits of veggies

October 10, 2017

The song says a spoonful of sugar helps the medicine go down, but an Iowa State University scientist…
Vitamin D in pregnancy may help prevent childhood asthma

May 29, 2017

A new study published in the Journal of Allergy and Clinical Immunology has found that taking Vitamin D…
Omega-3 fatty acid supplements help reducing the risk of childhood asthma

January 2, 2017

All parents want some good for their children and want them to be healthy and happy. People have…
Many Danes take dietary supplements although few need them

March 9, 2016

Six out of ten Danes take a dietary supplement even though the majority has an adequate intake of…
Research raises concerns over long-term use of chromium diet pills

January 11, 2016

Concerns have been raised over the long-term use of nutritional supplements containing chromium, after an Australian research team…
Confirming Nutrient Content of Supplements

December 11, 2015

About half of U.S. adults consume dietary supplements. A database that validates the content of dietary supplements was…
Diet supplement keeps circadian clock from slowing down in aging mice

October 9, 2015

Falling levels of polyamines, compounds present in all living cells, cause circadian rhythms to slow down in older…
Proteins from rice – raw materials instead of waste

October 4, 2015

Proteins remain after starch is extracted from rice. Until now, this valuable raw material was disposed of by…
NIH study shows no benefit of omega-3 or other nutritional supplements for cognitive decline

August 26, 2015

While some research suggests that a diet high in omega-3 fatty acids can protect brain health, a large…
Feed supplement greatly reduces dairy cow methane emissions

August 5, 2015

A supplement added to the feed of high-producing dairy cows reduced methane emissions by 30 percent and could…
High-fat maternal diet changes newborn heart ‘tastebuds’

July 29, 2015

Baby rats whose mothers were fed a high-fat diet had larger than normal hearts with fewer taste receptors…
Iron deficiency in children resolved by biofortified pearl millet

July 17, 2015

Anemia affects more than 1.6 billion people worldwide, and iron deficiency is the leading cause of the condition.…
Wasting of Indian children in the recession ‘linked to food price spikes’

July 9, 2015

The researchers examined the proportion of children who experienced ‘wasting’, a widely used measure of malnutrition that shows…
Study finds cancer link for muscle-building supplements

April 14, 2015

A new study associates taking muscle-building supplements with an increased risk of testicular cancer. Men who used such…
Formula or cow’s milk – what’s really best for toddlers?

March 25, 2015

A University of Queensland research team is seeking Brisbane toddlers for a study to find out if toddler…
Healthy diet lowers risk of heart disease by a third

March 18, 2015

Men and women who adapt their daily diet to meet current UK dietary guidelines could reduce their risk…
Got a fivefold to tenfold increase in milk?

March 5, 2015

Antonio Faciola is a scientist, with shiny lab equipment and vials of gooey liquid and beakers bubbling on…
Obesity poses serious health risks for moms and their babies

February 26, 2015

Veronica Romero was 21 years old and worried. Pregnant with her first child, she was putting on a…
Study reveals that dietary supplements can cause liver injury

September 8, 2014

Sales of Herbals and Dietary Supplements have substantially risen over the past decades. Approximately half of the U.S.…
Chemical companies shore up supplement science

April 28, 2014

As evidence mounts showing the potential health benefits of probiotics, antioxidants and other nutritional compounds, more and more…
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