Curcumin and turmeric change the gut microbiome, according to the first human clinical study investigating such effects. This discovery may help explain the turmeric paradox: efficacy despite poor bioavailability.read more
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Turmeric supplement quality
Turmeric supplement quality was recently analysed by scientists at the University of Arizona, who identified possible issues with adulteration.read more
Methylfolate vs. folic acid for pregnancy
Recent clinical studies suggest that a more active from of folate may be superior for correcting deficiency and improving pregnancy outcomes.read more
Which form of magnesium is best?
Magnesium is a widely used dietary supplement, but research examining which form of magnesium is best is scarce. A new experimental study indicates that magnesium malate and taurate may have unique benefits.read more
A new way to personalize probiotics?
Probiotic treatments currently lack specificity with no clear way to identify who might benefit most and from which probiotic. A new study, however, found that identification of a unique subgroup of people might help personalize treatment.read more
Food state supplements: superior, or marketing term?
The term food state is being used to claim that certain food supplements are superior to other products, but is there any truth to the marketing claims?read more