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Kratom Unsafe as Herbal Supplement, Research Suggests

Binghamton, NY—In a new study, researchers at Binghampton University in New York set out to determine the safety of kratom. Their conclusion: "Our findings...

Study Show Anti-Anxiety Effects of Matcha

Kumamoto, Japan—Matcha can reduce anxious behavior in mice, according to a study published in the Journal of Functional Foods. A press release regarding the study...

Supplements/Diet Ineffective for Cardiovascular Health? CRN Calls New Study “Wrongheaded”

A new study published in Annals of Internal Medicine suggests that nutritional supplements and dietary interventions have little to no effect on cardiovascular health....

Linoleic Acid Reduces Risk of Diabetes, Study Says

Linoleic acid intake is inversely associated with risk of type-II diabetes, according to a new study published in Diabetes Care. The study followed 83,648 women...

ChromaDex’s Niagen Demonstrates Safety, Efficacy in New Study

Los Angeles, CA—ChromaDex Corp. announced in a press release that a new study has further validated the safety and efficacy of ChromaDex’s proprietary form...

Bacterium May Help Moderate Progression of Pre-Diabetes, Suggests Study

Louvain-la-Neuve, Belgium—The bacterium Akkermansia muciniphila may be able to moderate the progression of pre-diabetes and reduce cholesterol levels, according to a study conducted by...

Study Explores Intermittent Fasting for Fat, Diabetes

Nuthetal, Germany--Researchers from the German Institute of Human Nutrition (DIfE) reporting in the journal Metabolism are calling intermittent fasting (IF) a promising approach for the...

Soy Protein Shows Consistent Cholesterol-Lowering Effects, Study Suggests

A new meta-analysis pooled data from dozens of clinical trials spanning the last two decades—and found that soy protein has consistently shown cholesterol-lowering effects,...

Statins May Double Risk of Diabetes, New Research Suggests

Columbus, OH—Patients prescribed cholesterol-lowering statins had double the risk of developing type 2 diabetes, according to an analysis of thousands of patients’ health records. A...

Zinc Supplementation May Improve Glycemic Control

Hangzhou, China—Zinc supplementation may improve glycemic control for diabetes prevention and management, according to a meta-analysis published in The American Journal of Clinical Nutrition. Researchers...

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