High Fiber, Respiratory Health

Omaha, NE—Data collected from the National Health and Nutrition Examination Surveys (NHANES) suggest that a fiber-rich diet supports respiratory health, specifically reducing the risk of lung disease.

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Omega-3s Thwart Preterm Birth

A new meta-analysis published in the European Journal of Obstetrics & Gynecology and Reproductive Biology suggests omega-3s may prevent preterm births.

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Texas A&M University researchers have published new research in the Journal of the International Society of Sports Nutrition suggesting that Montmorency tart cherry supplementation may alleviate soreness after exercise.
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A new study concludes that taking omega-3 supplements not only supports cognitive health, but can also help to slow cognitive degeneration in older adults. 
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Parents may not be able to keep their kids from catching colds, but with the aid of probiotics, they may be able to reduce the number of days children stay sick. In a recent study, UAS LifeSciences’ Up4 Junior probiotic supplement was found to shorten the acute respiratory infection period in children.

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According to new research coming out of the American College of Rheumatology Annual Meeting, chondroitin sulfate was more effective in reducing long-term progression of knee osteoarthritis (OA) than celecoxib, a drug commonly accepted as the best treatment in the disease.

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cancer sausage hot dogs

Put down that hot dog. A new report from the World Health Organization (WHO) has linked processed meat with cancer.

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amd and vitamin d

Buffalo, NY—Shoppers now have another reason to make sure they are getting enough vitamin D. New data published in JAMA Ophthalmology suggests that sufficient levels of vitamin D may help reduce the risk of developing age-related macular degeneration (ARMD) in women who are at high genetic risk for developing the disease.

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nap award winners

Washington, D.C.The Natural Products Association (NPA) is continuing its tradition of honoring "outstanding individuals and businesses" with its annual awards during Natural Products Expo East in Baltimore. This year's awards ceremony will be held on September 16th at 3:00 pm in the Baltimore Convention Center in Room 323.

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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.

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