Clinical trial offers natural eczema treatment, using good bacteria to fight the bad

Clinical trial offers natural eczema treatment, using good bacteria to fight the bad

Eczema is the most common skin disease worldwide. People suffering from it often deal with a lifetime of painful symptoms. A new clinical trial is testing a natural treatment that researchers hope will provide a long-term solution for those dealing with the dry, itchy and painful skin that comes…

Composition of Complex Sugars in Breast Milk May Prevent Future Food Allergies

Composition of Complex Sugars in Breast Milk May Prevent Future Food Allergies

The unique composition of a mother’s breastmilk may help to reduce food sensitization in her infant, report researchers at the University of California San Diego School of Medicine with colleagues in Canada. The findings, publishing in the June 15 issue of Allergy, further highlight the health role of human…

New Probiotic Strain, Bifidobacterium breve A1, May Prevent Onset of Alzheimer’s Disease

New Probiotic Strain, Bifidobacterium breve A1, May Prevent Onset of Alzheimer’s Disease

Morinaga Milk Industry Co., Ltd., a leading Japanese dairy product company, today announced the results of a new study investigating the preventive effects of its new probiotic strain Bifidobacterium breve A1 on a model of Alzheimer’s disease. Researchers found that B. breve A1 improved spatial recognition capability, as well…

Improved Oxidative Stress Status and Neuronal Cell Damage

Improved Oxidative Stress Status and Neuronal Cell Damage

The effectiveness of EVNol™ natural full spectrum palm tocotrienol complex as neuroprotective and antioxidant agent in chronic cerebral hypoperfusion-induced neurodegeneration was recently demonstrated by a group of researchers from Faculty of Medicine, International Islamic University Malaysia and Menoufia Medical School, Egypt. A 2-vessel occlusion (2VO) rat has neuronal…

Beef peptides block bitter tastes

Beef peptides block bitter tastes

From burgers to steaks, beef has a long history of being a delicious part of dinner. But what if that pleasant experience of eating beef could extend beyond the dinner plate? Now, one group reports in ACS’ Journal of Agricultural and Food Chemistry that beef protein, when broken down…

Some calories more harmful than others

Some calories more harmful than others

While calories from any food have the potential to increase the risk of obesity and other cardiometabolic diseases, 22 nutrition researchers agree that sugar-sweetened beverages play a unique role in chronic health problems. The disease risk increases even when the beverages are consumed within diets that do not result…

Healthy diet may lower risk of hearing loss in women

Healthy diet may lower risk of hearing loss in women

 Hearing loss affects approximately 48 million Americans. Some evidence suggests that diet may influence risk of hearing loss. Previous studies have looked at how specific nutrients affect risk, but the relation of overall diet and risk of developing hearing loss was unclear. In a new study, researchers from Brigham and…

Beneficial Effects of Echinacea in the Immune System

Beneficial Effects of Echinacea in the Immune System

new study indicates Echishield™, an-all natural Echinacea ingredient, enhances immune function, restoring stress-induced changes to levels similar to those in healthy controls. Frutarom Health will exhibit the complete Echishield study results at Vitafoods, Geneva on May 15-17, 2018,booth #C20. Echishield (formerly “Echinacea EFLA®894”) is a…

Mercury rising: Is the fish we eat toxic?

Mercury rising: Is the fish we eat toxic?

The amount of mercury extracted from the sea by industrial fishing has grown steadily since the 1950s, potentially increasing mercury exposure among the populations of several coastal and island nations to levels that are unsafe for fetal development. These are the findings of a study carried out by researchers from…

SWAT team of immune cells found in mother’s milk

SWAT team of immune cells found in mother’s milk

Immune cells that are ready to take action against invaders like bacteria have been found in women’s breast milk, researchers say. They say the presence of this SWAT team of immune cells called innate lymphoid cells, or ILCs, in human breast milk is more evidence of the benefits…