Research Update: Black Seeds Battle Bad Bacteria

Each year, 48 million Americans and 11 million Canadians get sick from the pathogens lurking in food. Salmonella, the bacteria found in meat (which lives in animals’ intestinal tracts), and in eggs (from the infected mother hen) is a common culprit. It causes potentially serious symptoms of fever, stomach cramps...

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Functional broccoli may lower cholesterol

A functional variety of broccoli with a high glucoraphanin content - the vegetable's 'healthy' compound - may reduce cholesterol by altering the body's fat-synthesising signal pathways. http://www.nutraingredients.com/Research/Functional-broccoli-may-lower-cholesterol By Niamh Michail+, 09-Apr-2015  

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What impact will mid-life vitamin D levels have on cognitive health 13 years later?

Higher vitamin D levels at middle age may pre-determine better cognitive outcomes later in life, according to a 13-year follow-up study. http://www.nutraingredients.com/Research/Mid-life-vitamin-D-levels-and-later-cognitive-health By Annie-Rose Harrison-Dunn+ , 15-Apr-2015

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Forget about your woes? Probiotics may lower focus on bad feelings and experiences

Supplementation with a multi-species probiotic may be associated with lower feelings of sadness and less focus on bad feelings and experiences from the past, say researchers. http://www.nutraingredients.com/Research/Probiotics-could-prevent-depression-by-reducing-cognitive-reactivity By Nathan Gray+, 16-Apr-2015

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Nutritional supplement shown to be effective in reducing female hair loss

Hair loss is a distressing thing for anyone, and is particularly so for women, but scientists have found that taking a nutritional supplement can improve the overall scalp coverage and hair condition. http://www.nutraingredients.com/Research/Nutritional-supplement-shown-to-be-effective-in-reducing-female-hair-loss By Andrew McDougall+, 19-Mar-2015

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Breakfast is key for diabetics

Breakfast is the most important meal of the day for people with type 2 diabetes, an international study has claimed. http://www.nutraingredients.com/Research/Diabetes-study-highlights-high-protein-breakfast-as-key By Nicholas Robinson+, 27-Feb-2015

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An apple a day: It won't keep the doctor away, but might keep the pharmacist away

While an apple a day won't keep the doctor away, it could mean fewer prescription medications, say researchers. http://www.nutraingredients.com/Research/An-apple-a-day-It-won-t-keep-the-doctor-away-but-might-keep-the-pharmacist-away By Nathan Gray+, 31-Mar-2015

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Can cultural differences affect consumer understanding of food labels?

Country-specific differences could influence consumers’ understanding of nutritional information on food products, researchers have said.   http://www.nutraingredients.com/Research/Can-cultural-differences-affect-consumer-understanding-of-food-labels By Joyeeta Basu, 02-Apr-2015

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Genetically backed personal nutrition improves diet outcomes: RCT data

Personalised dietary advice based on a person's genetic makeup improves eating habits compared to current ‘one-size-fits-all’ dietary recommendations, say researchers. http://www.nutraingredients.com/Research/Genetically-backed-personal-nutrition-improves-diet-outcomes-RCT-data By Nathan Gray+, 18-Nov-2014

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