metabolic disease

New Paper Suggests K2 Depletion Causes Disease

Nagoya, Japan—A team of Japanese researchers has offered a new theory for the cause of several metabolic diseases: impaired vitamin K2-dependent processes. The group notes...
menopause woman

Plant-Based Supplements Benefit Menopause Symptoms

Rotterdam, Netherlands—A new study published in JAMA suggests that several plant-based ingredients may help women going through menopause. A team of researchers from Erasmus University...
Calorie Labeling, Journal of Public Policy and Marketing, “traffic-light” calorie labeling, final guidance on its menu labeling

Calorie Labeling Reduces Calorie Consumption by 10%

New research published in the Journal of Public Policy and Marketing suggests consumers may switch to a lower-calorie option when color-coded or numeric calories...
Migraines, Vitamin Deficiency, Cincinnati Children’s Hospital Medical Center

Migraines Linked to Vitamin Deficiency

Cincinnati, OH—New research from the Cincinnati Children’s Hospital Medical Center suggests young individuals with migraines may also suffer from vitamin deficiency. The study, which involved...
healthy aging

Fiber Intake Linked to Healthy Aging

Shoppers may take fiber to keep them “regular,” but there may a new reason to fill up on fiber: successful aging, according to new...

Saw Palmetto Extract Supports Prostate Health in Study

Barcelona, Spain—New data published in Research and Reports in Urology suggest that a branded supercritical CO2 saw palmetto extract (Prosterol from Euromed) protects prostate health in an...

Probiotic Helps Reduce Risk of Tooth Decay in Kids

Saint Charles, MO—New research on a branded strain of Streptococcus salivarius (BLIS M18 from BLIS Technologies and Stratum Nutrition) suggests that the probiotic supports children’s oral...

Vitamin K Deficiency Linked to an Increased Risk of CVD

An 11-year study published in Arteriosclerosis, Thrombosis, and Vascular Biology suggests a deficiency in vitamin K leads to an increased risk of coronary heart disease.

Americans Eat More Carbs Than They Think They Do

Kearny, NJ—Pharmachem Laboratories, based here, sponsored a national consumer survey about why consumers have not been more successful in their weight control efforts. The study,...

New Cranberry Monograph Available

Scotts Valley, CA—The American Herbal Pharmacopoeia’s recently published a 96-page monograph on cranberry, including information about standards for analysis, quality, control and therapeutics. The document offers...