The world’s most expensive spice, saffron, has shown potential in improving sleep quality and insomnia in a randomised, double-blind, placebo-controlled study based on Pharmactive’s saffron extract (affron).
A panel of science researchers has put up a list of key findings on the role of micronutrients in supporting the immune system, which firms can tap on to educate the consumers in light of the coronavirus outbreak.
A FANCL-funded RCT study has discovered that the ingestion of tea flower extract, mulberry leaf extract, and chitosan could reduce postprandial blood glucose and triglyceride levels in healthy subjects.
The global outbreak of COVID-19 has led to a new wave of interest in vitamin C and other immunity-boosting ingredients. In our latest NutraChampion podcast we speak to leading specialist Assoc Prof Anitra Carr to separate the fact from fiction.
A meta-analysis of 10 randomised controlled trials has found that supplementation of omega-3 fatty acids for 24 weeks could significantly reduce urine protein excretion (proteinuria) in people with type 2 diabetes (T2D).
Eight weeks intake of fermented citrus juice containing lactic acid bacteria has been found to reduce nasal symptoms and increase regulatory T cells (Tregs) in Japanese adults during the peak pollen season.
The Philippines is looking to study virgin coconut oil (VCO) as a potential treatment for the novel coronavirus (COVID-19) which has since infected more than 80,000 people and killed more than 2,800 worldwide.