Researchers from Asia, the Middle East, and the West are now trialling omega-3, honey, and even potato resistant starch, on top of vitamins and zinc, as they race to find products that could contribute to the fight against COVID-19 and its symptoms.
An analysis of the diets of nearly 3500 Australian women found high consumption of carrots, cauliflower, broccoli, pumpkin, cabbage, green beans and potatoes before conception helped women reach full term pregnancy.
Regional collaboration to collect ‘big data’ spanning diets, epigenetics, health backgrounds, and the microbiome will be essential to drive personal and precision nutrition in East Asia, according to industry heavyweight Dr Wang Chin-Kun, who is the subject...
What is believed to be a first-of-its-kind review and meta-analysis assessing the effectiveness of supplements to help treat gout has concluded that poor quality trials mean it is impossible to definitively back what appear to be promising findings.
China is conducting clinical trials to assess the effectiveness and safety of combining traditional Chinese medicine (TCM) and conventional Western antiviral medicine in the treatment of patients with the novel coronavirus (COVID-19).
Just a single dose Undaria pinnatifida fucoidan (UPF) is able to affect gene expression related to fundamental cellular processes, an Australian study – believed to be the first of its kind – has shown.
The COVID-19 pandemic has seen a spike in demand for immunity-boosting products, but what scope is there for new and credible research to examine if nutra products have a role to play in helping tackle the crisis?
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).