Fresh data from the second Age-Related Eye Disease Study (AREDS2) suggest there is no benefit to supplementing with omega-3 to counter cognitive decline, and industry voices are fighting back.

read more

Bari, Italy — A recent study conducted by researchers at the University of Bari Aldo Moro have found that coffee consumption may affect the risk of developing mild cognitive impairment (MCI).

read more

Chiba, Japan—Following previous research suggesting potential applications in the field of cognitive health, results from a new study suggest that lion’s mane mushroom (hericium erinaceum) may be able to alleviate depression by lowering levels of certain inflammatory markers.

read more

Dublin, Ireland—While Vitamin D (vitD) has proven in the past to offer many health benefits, a new study has found that “vitD supplementation may prolong remission in Crohn’s disease (CD),” according to the abstract of the study published in June’s issue of United European Gastroenterology Journal.

read more

Florence, Italy—Results of a new clinical trial will have fans of ancient grains asking for seconds. Organic khorasan wheat was found to benefit those with acute coronary syndrome (ACS), an umbrella term for when the heart is cut-off from the blood supply such as during heart attacks and unstable angina.

read more

coffee antioxidants

Melbourne, Australia—Coffee drinkers now have another reason to reach for their morning cup of Joe. Researchers recently found that coffee and its byproducts may have even more antioxidant capacity than previously thought.

read more

Sydney, Australia—Results from a recent study suggest that the form of vitamin B3 known as nicotinamide may help reduce non-melanoma skin cancer among high-risk patients.

read more

Boston, MA—A recent study by Wayne Campell, Ph.D., of Purdue University and Jung Eun Kim, Ph.D., R.D., suggests consuming cooked whole eggs in conjunction with vegetables can increase carotenoid absorption. 

read more

San Diego, CA; Omaha, NE—According to researchers, the National Academy of Sciences (NAS) Institute of Medicine’s (IOM) Recommended Daily Allowance (RDA) of Vitamin D is only one-tenth of what is necessary to prevent conditions related to vitamin D deficiency.

read more

Jerusalem, Israel—A new peer-reviewed study published in the International Journal of Toxicology has shown an algae-based omega-3 oil to be safe.

read more