A group of Australian naturopathic experts is gathering on-the-ground data from health practitioners on the effectiveness of nutraceuticals in helping to combat COVID-19, and will present the findings to health authorities.
There is considerable opportunity for firms to tailor probiotic products specifically aimed at improving the health of seniors, pregnant and breastfeeding women, according to a new high-level industry report.
The intake of omega-3 could reduce fatality rates in severe COVID-19 patients, while protein could suppress catabolism and polyphenols could be used to fight inflammation, a group of nutrition experts from China advised.
Nestlé is launching a milk product for adults, consisting of a unique combination of ingredients supporting what the company said are the three pillars of mobility: bone health, muscle strength and joint functionality.
Companies advertising their dietary supplement products in New Zealand should avoid pitfalls such as making therapeutic claims, using imagery that implies therapeutic purposes, or overpromising a health outcome.
China’s nutraceutical firm BY-HEALTH is funding new research that studies women’s and infant health, including the impact of probiotics on the gut microbiome and immune system in young children between one to three years old.
A combination of probiotics supplementation and intermittent fasting could improve the mental wellbeing of prediabetics but played no significant effect in diabetes prevention or weight loss, says a 12-week trial.