In this scientific round-up, we shine the spotlight on cognitive health, with studies showing how A2 milk could benefit gut and cognitive health in pre-schoolers, the potential of tea and mushrooms in reducing cognitive decline, and how high chilli intake...
A new study has found that replacing conventional milk with A2 milk greatly reduced gastrointestinal symptoms associated with lactose intolerance in Chinese preschool children, and saw improvements in their cognitive performance.
Australians are consuming inadequate amounts of protein, as well as the wrong sources of it, according to Dr Natalie Luscombe-Marsh, senior research scientist at the Commonwealth Scientific Industrial Research Organisation (CSIRO) in Australia.
Dietary greenshell mussel intake can reduce the incidence or slow the progression of early metabolic-associated osteoarthritis (MetOA), according to a new study funded by New Zealand’s national High Value Nutrition programme.
There is growing evidence that certain plant-based nutrients in tea and mushroom may help to delay cognitive decline as we age, and may provide more promising focuses for further research after multiple products touted by the pharma sector ended in failure.
Faecal microbiota transplantation (FMT) is an ancient therapy that has been increasingly utilised in modern medical practice for the treatment of Clostridioides difficile infection, but what are the emerging areas of promise?
An expert panel has identified that interventions based on biomarkers and disease prevention need to be the key priority areas for the nutritional scientific community to promote healthy ageing as the number of seniors in APAC soars.
Japanese males aged between 15 and 18 taking supplements most commonly seek sports benefits, while girls seek weight loss products, according to a nationwide survey conducted by researchers at the National Institute of Health and Nutrition.
A combination of omega-3 fatty acids and plant sterols dietary supplements was found to significantly reduce fasting blood glucose and insulin resistance in people with impaired glucose regulation (IGR) or pre-diabetes, Chinese researchers said.