New research, published in Nature Communications, has found a link between the important micronutrient zinc and a sensor protein in the gut in the prevention and management of a range of bowel conditions, such as inflammatory bowel disease.
Prescribing people £50 ($63) worth of fruit and vegetables per month could cut their risk of heart attacks and strokes, research suggests. Scientists have discovered adults at risk of heart disease who received prescriptions for free produce ate more fruit and vegetables and had lower blood pressure, blood sugar and body mass index (BMI).
A recent study has found that a high proportion of nutrition professionals working with elite soccer teams would recommend nutritional supplementation, highlighting the crucial role of nutritionists in enhancing player performance through well-informed supplement advice.
Preterm babies given a supplement with a combination of omega-3 and omega-6 fatty acids have better visual function by the age of two and a half. This has been shown by a study at the University of Gothenburg.
A new study published in the Journal of Alzheimer's Disease shows that brain levels of dietary lutein, zeaxanthin, lycopene, and vitamin E in people with Alzheimer's disease are half those in normal brains.
Individuals who consume higher amounts of specific plant-derived compounds, such as polyphenols and particular types of lignans and phytosterols, are at a reduced risk of contracting COVID-19, a new study by authors from Poland has concluded.
People with low levels of vitamin K in their blood are more likely to have poor lung function and to say they suffer with asthma, chronic obstructive pulmonary disease, and wheezing, according to a new study.