Greater vitamin and fibre intake are crucial factors in avoiding metabolic syndrome in colorectal cancer patients, a new Korean study revealed.
Consumption of tea is associated with increased bone mineral density (BMD), according to a meta-analysis of 16 studies combining data from 138,523 people.
Specialised diets designed to release large amounts of acetate or butyrate after bacterial fermentation in the colon protected against type 1 or juvenile diabetes in mice, said researchers from Monash...
Cod liver fish oil showed considerable protective properties for livers damaged by anti-tuberculosis (TB) medication, a new study discovered.
Consuming beetroot juice may improve high-intensity intermittent-type exercise performance, says a new study with trained soccer players.
Fibre supplementation can improve asthma symptoms by boosting gut microbiota, results from an Australian trial have revealed.
Large trials are desperately needed to understand if supplements and dietary interventions can play a positive role in the treatment of Crohn’s disease, according to academics in Japan.
Long-term supplementation with low-dose nobiletin can protect against high-fat diet induced inflammation, insulin resistance, dyslipidaemia and liver disease, despite not contributing to weight loss, a study by Korean and Japanese...
A randomised trial follow-up found little benefit of prenatal DHA supplementation on the IQ of children at age seven, academics in Australia have reported.
Adhering to a low FODMAP diet - a diet low in certain sugars and carbohydrates - can help relieve symptoms for women suffering from both irritable bowel syndrome and endometriosis.
Tea consumption halves the risk of cognitive impairment for people 55 years old and above, and also dramatically reduces the risk of developing Alzheimer's disease among those at greater genetic risk.
Giving vitamin D to pregnant mice prevented autism traits being passed on to their offspring, researchers in Australia have revealed.
Phloretin from apple trees helped ease asthma symptoms in a mouse study, pointing to the bioactive flavonoid’s therapeutic potential, according to researchers in Taiwan.
Fortifying wheat flour used for making instant noodles has the potential to improve nutrient intakes in Asia, a review showed.
Sweet potato supplementation significantly reduced obesity caused by a high-fat diet and also had beneficial effects on liver and kidney functions, a new China study showed.
Eating three to four servings of vegetables daily is associated with a lower incidence of psychological stress in women, but it has less of an impact on men, new research...
This could be as close to guilt-free that ice cream is ever going to get: Researchers have revealed that fortification with chia seed oil ramps up omega-3 levels while maintaining...
The Chinese herb XingPiJieYu reduced the effects of chronic unpredictable stress in rats, while also improving their learning and memory, said a new study.
Probiotics improved the microbiota of rats fed junk food and boosted their cognitive function, but had little impact on healthy animals and actually impaired memory.
Malnutrition is a prime risk factor for older Chinese adults suffering from sarcopenia, an age-related condition of declining skeletal muscle mass and function.
A new systematic re-analysis of prenatal exposure to the Great Chinese Famine of 1959-61 suggests that schizophrenia may have been the leading health consequence.
Extract from edible red seaweed (Gelidium amansi) helped trim down unwanted fat off diet-induced obese (DIO) mice, a study discovered.
How gut microbiota composition changes with age has been charted using state-of- the-art DNA sequencing in Japan, revealing which strains are most prevalent at different stages of life.
Zuo-Jin-Wan, a two-herb formula consisting of Coptis chinensis and Evodia rutaecarpa, helped suppress human cancer cell growth implanted in the livers of mice, a new Taiwan study showed.
A two-week course of a liquid supplement improved the nutritional status and reduced inflammation in elderly people living in community settings, a new trial from Korea reports.