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Nourishments - Research

Iron

  • Foods, fortificants, and supplements: Where do Americans get their nutrients? Nutrition Impact LLC, Battle Creek, MI, USA.
  • Iron deficiency: a concise review. Division of Hematology/Oncology, Winship Cancer Institute, Emory University, Atlanta
  • Dietary intake and iron status of Australian vegetarian women. School of Nutrition and Public Health, Deakin University, Burwood, Australia
  • Iron. Dietary supplement fact sheet - 2016 Office of Dietary Supplements
  • Ferrous glycinate (processed with citric acid) - 2004 " IPCS Inchem"
  • Vitamin B12

  • Daily intake of 4 to 7 𝜇g dietary vitamin B-12 is associated with steady concentrations of vitamin B-12-related biomarkers in a healthy young population - 2010 Aarhus University
  • Vegan diet. Position of the German Nutrition Society (DGE) - 2016 German Nutrition Society
  • Understanding Vitamin B12 - 2013 Department of Nutrition Science, East Carolina University
  • The coenzymatic forms of vitamin B12: toward an understanding of their therapeutic potential - 1997 Alternative Medicine Review
  • Vitamin D3

  • Effectiveness and safety of vitamin D in relation to bone health. Agency for Healthcare Research and Quality
  • Does high dose vitamin D supplementation enhance cognition?: A randomized trial in healthy adults. Northern Medical Program, University of Northern British Columbia
  • The impact of 1-year vitamin D supplementation on vitamin D status in athletes: a dose–response study - 2016 Division of Human Nutrition, Wageningen University, Wageningen, The Netherlands.
  • Vitamin E

  • Gamma-tocopherol, the major form of vitamin E in the US diet, deserves more attention. The American Journal of Clinical Nutrition, Volume 74, Issue 6
  • How an increased intake of alpha-tocopherol can suppress the bioavailability of gamma-tocopherol. Department of Nutritional Sciences and Toxicology, University of California
  • Decision analysis supports the paradigm that indiscriminate supplementation of Vitamin E does more harm than good - 2009 Department of Physiology and Pharmacology, Tel Aviv University
  • Lipophilic antioxidants in human sebum and aging - 2002 DI-IRCCS, Rome, Italy.
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    Vitamin K2

  • Bioavailability and Chemical/Functional Aspects of Synthetic MK-7 vs Fermentation-Derived MK-7 in Randomised Controlled Trials Kappa Bioscience
  • Importance of Vitamin K for bone and cardiovascular health - 2003 University of Maastricht
  • Kappa Bioscience Vitamin K2 Advice Hub Food Matters Live
  • Vitamin K2 for bone health Vitamin K2-A key factor for optimal bone health at all ages Kappa Bioscience, Norway
  • Proper calcium use: Vitamin K2 as a promoter of bone and cardiovascular health - 2015 International Science and Health Foundation
  • Maca Powder

  • A pilot investigation into the effect of maca supplementation on physical activity and sexual desire in sportsmen. School of Psychology and Sports Sciences, Northumbria University
  • Beneficial effects of Lepidium meyenii (Maca) on psychological symptoms and measures of sexual dysfunction in postmenopausal women are not related to estrogen or androgen content. School of Biomedical and Health Sciences, Victoria University
  • Subjective effects of Lepidium meyenii (Maca) extract on well-being and sexual performances in patients with mild erectile dysfunction: a randomised, double-blind clinical trial. Department of Urology, Morgagni-Pierantoni Hospital
  • Ashwagandha Extract

  • An Overview on Ashwagandha: A Rasayana (Rejuvenator) of Ayurveda African Traditional Herbal Medicine Supporters Initiative
  • An Alternative Treatment for Anxiety: A Systematic Review of Human Trial Results Reported for the Ayurvedic Herb Ashwagandha (Withania somnifera) Journal of Alternative and Complementary Medicine
  • A Prospective, Randomized Double-Blind, Placebo-Controlled Study of Safety and Efficacy of a High-Concentration Full-Spectrum Extract of Ashwagandha Root in Reducing Stress and Anxiety in Adults Indian Journal of Psychological Medicine
  • A Randomized, Double-Blind, Placebo-Controlled, Crossover Study Examining the Hormonal and Vitality Effects of Ashwagandha (Withania somnifera) in Aging, Overweight Males American Journal of Men's Health
  • Examining the effect of Withania somnifera supplementation on muscle strength and recovery: a randomized controlled trial Journal of the International Society of Sports Nutrition
  • LactoSpore® Probiotic

  • Bacillus coagulans MTCC 5856 supplementation in the management of diarrhea predominant Irritable Bowel Syndrome: a double blind randomized placebo controlled pilot clinical study Sami Labs Limited, India
  • Evaluation of genetic and phenotypic consistency of Bacillus coagulans MTCC 5856: a commercial probiotic strain Life Sciences, FrieslandCampina Research, The Netherlands
  • Beta Glucan

  • Effects of beta-glucans on the immune system. " Department of Physiology, Kaunas University of Medicine, Kaunas"
  • Clinical and Physiological Perspectives of β-Glucans: The Past, Present, and Future Seafood Research Center, IACF, Silla University,
  • Silican

  • The chemistry of silica and its potential health benefits. POM Wonderful LLC, Los Angeles
  • SILICON AND BONE HEALTH Rayne Institute, Gastrointestinal Laboratory, St Thomas' Hospital, London
  • Vitamin A

  • What is vitamin A and why do we need it? Clare Gilbert, Co-director: International Centre for Eye Health, Disability Group, London School of Hygiene and Tropical Medicine
  • Role of Vitamin A in the Immune System Department of Pathology and Physiopathology, Guilin Medical University, China
  • Vitamin A NIH: National Institutes of Health Office of Dietary Supplements
  • Tart Cherry

  • A Review of the Health Benefits of Cherries US Department of Agriculture, Agricultural Research Service, Western Human Nutrition Research Center, California
  • Effects of Tart Cherry Juice on Biomarkers of Inflammation and Oxidative Stress in Older Adults Department of Behavioral Health and Nutrition, College of Health Sciences, University of Delaware
  • Tart Cherry Extracts Reduce Inflammatory and Oxidative Stress Signaling in Microglial Cells Human Nutrition Research Center on Aging, Tufts University
  • Effects of a Tart Cherry Juice Beverage on the Sleep of Older Adults with Insomnia: A Pilot Study Sleep & Neurophysiology Research Laboratory, Department of Psychiatry, University of Rochester Medical Center, Rochester, New York
  • White Kidney Bean

  • A proprietary alpha-amylase inhibitor from white bean (Phaseolus vulgaris): A review of clinical studies on weight loss and glycemic control Pharmacognosy Consulting, Mill Valley
  • Lowering the glycemic index of white bread using a white bean extract. Medicus Research LLC
  • A Dietary Supplement Containing Standardized Phaseolus vulgaris Extract Influences Body Composition of Overweight Men and Women Cosmetic Research Center, dell'Università Cattolica di Roma, Rome
  • Zinc

  • Zinc as a Gatekeeper of Immune Function Institute of Immunology, Faculty of Medicine, University Hospital RWTH Aachen
  • Zinc in Infection and Inflammation Institute of Immunology, Faculty of Medicine, University Hospital RWTH Aachen
  • Antioxidant and anti-inflammatory effects of zinc. Zinc-dependent NF-κB signaling Department of Radioligands, Jagiellonian University Medical College, Poland
  • Milk Thistle Extract

  • In Vivo Efficacy Study of Milk Thistle Extract (ETHIS-094™) in STAM™ Model of Nonalcoholic Steatohepatitis R&D, Euromed, C/Rec de Dalt, Barcelona, Spain
  • The Effects of Milk Thistle (Silybum marianum) on Human Cytochrome P450 Activity Department of Pharmacotherapy and Translational Research and Center for Pharmacogenomics , University of Florida
  • Effects of Potassium Sulfate [K2SO4] on The Element Contents, Polyphenol Content, Antioxidant and Antimicrobial Activities of Milk Thistle [Silybum Marianum] Faculty of Agriculture and Natural Sciences, Department of Field Crops, Abant İzzet Baysal University, Bolu, Turkey
  • Resveratrol

  • Sustained Cerebrovascular and Cognitive Benefits of Resveratrol in Postmenopausal Women School of Biomedical Sciences and Pharmacy, University of Newcastle, Callaghan 2308, New South Wales, Australia
  • Resveratrol and Its Effects on the Vascular System Department of Vascular Biology and Thrombosis Research, Center for Physiology and Pharmacology, Medical University of Vienna
  • Resveratrol: How Much Wine Do You Have to Drink to Stay Healthy? Institute of Molecular Pathobiochemistry, Experimental Gene Therapy and Clinical Chemistry, Rheinisch-Westfaelische Technische Hochschule University Hospital Aachen
  • Cancer Chemoprevention by Resveratrol: The p53 Tumor Suppressor Protein as a Promising Molecular Target Instituto de Nutrição, Universidade do Estado do Rio de Janeiro, Rio de Janeiro
  • The Role of Resveratrol in Cancer Therapy College of Korean Medicine, Kyung Hee University, Korea
  • Influence of Resveratrol on the Immune Response Department of Biomedical and Biotechnological Sciences, University of Catania, Italy
  • Resveratrol as a Tumor-Suppressive Nutraceutical Modulating Tumor Microenvironment and Malignant Behaviors of Cancer Biomodulation, Department of Agricultural Biotechnology, Seoul National University, Korea
  • Ginger

  • How Safe Is Ginger Rhizome for Decreasing Nausea and Vomiting in Women during Early Pregnancy? GYNOV SAS, Paris, France
  • Ginger (Zingiber officinale Roscoe) in the Prevention of Ageing and Degenerative Diseases: Review of Current Evidence Department of Biochemistry, Faculty of Medicine, Malaysia
  • Bioactive Compounds and Bioactivities of Ginger (Zingiber officinale Roscoe) Guangdong Provincial Key Laboratory of Food, Nutrition and Health, Department of Nutrition, School of Public Health, China
  • Selenium Yeast

  • Supplementation of Micronutrient Selenium in Metabolic Diseases: Its Role as an Antioxidant School of Chinese Medicine, The University of Hong Kong, Hong Kong
  • Selenium for preventing cancer Marco Vinceti, Tommaso Filippini and Catherine M Crespi
  • Lycopene

  • Lycopene ameliorates oxidative stress in the aging chicken ovary via activation of Nrf2/HO-1 pathway Department of Veterinary Medicine, College of Animal Sciences, Zhejiang University, China
  • The Potential Role of Lycopene for the Prevention and Therapy of Prostate Cancer: From Molecular Mechanisms to Clinical Evidence Regenerative Medicine, Institute of Health and Biomedical Innovation, Queensland University of Technology, Australia
  • Lycopene Protects against Hypoxia/Reoxygenation Injury by Alleviating ER Stress Induced Apoptosis in Neonatal Mouse Cardiomyocytes Department of Cardiology, North Sichuan Medical College Affiliated Hospital, China,
  • Cordyceps

  • Se-Enriched Cordyceps militaris Inhibits Cell Proliferation, Induces Cell Apoptosis, And Causes G2/M Phase Arrest In Human Non-Small Cell Lung Cancer Cells Cancer Center, Union Hospital, Tongji Medical College, Huazhong University of Science and Technology, China
  • Traditional uses and medicinal potential of Cordyceps sinensis of Sikkim Department of Pharmacology, Sikkim Manipal Institutes of Medical Sciences, Gangtok, Sikkim, India
  • Effect of Cs-4 (Cordyceps sinensis) on exercise performance in healthy older subjects: a double-blind, placebo-controlled trial. Center for Human Nutrition, University of California, USA.
  • Beetroot

  • Vascular effects of dietary nitrate (as found in green leafy vegetables and beetroot) via the nitrate-nitrite-nitric oxide pathway King's College London British Heart Foundation Centre, Cardiovascular Division, Department of Clinical Pharmacology, St.Thomas' Hospital, London, UK.
  • Inorganic nitrate and beetroot juice supplementation reduces blood pressure in adults: a systematic review and meta-analysis. Human Nutrition Research Centre, Institute for Ageing and Health, Newcastle University, Campus for Ageing and Vitality, Newcastle on Tyne, UK
  • Acute ingestion of beetroot bread increases endothelium-independent vasodilation and lowers diastolic blood pressure in healthy men: a randomized controlled trial. Hugh Sinclair Unit of Human Nutrition, Department of Food and Nutritional Sciences, School of Chemistry, Food and Pharmacy, University of Reading, UK.
  • Folic Acid

  • Folate for depressive disorders Department of Psychiatry, University of Oxford, Warneford Hospital, Oxford, UK
  • A bacterial route for folic acid supplementation Department of Biosciences, Durham University, Stockton Road, Durham
  • Folic acid ingestion improves skeletal muscle blood flow during graded handgrip and plantar flexion exercise in aged humans University of Texas Southwestern Medical Center and Institute for Exercise and Environmental Medicine, Texas Health Presbyterian Hospital, USA
  • Vitamin C

  • Ascorbic acid for the treatment of Charcot‐Marie‐Tooth disease University Hospital RWTH Aachen, Department of Neurology, Germany
  • Influence of vitamin C supplementation on oxidative and salivary IgA changes following an ultramarathon. Department of Health, Leisure and Exercise Science, Appalachian State University, USA
  • Ascorbic acid prevents vascular dysfunction induced by oral glucose load in healthy subjects. Division of Vascular Rehabilitation, University of Verona, Policlinico Hospital, Verona, Italy
  • Supplementation of ascorbic acid and alpha-tocopherol is useful to preventing bone loss linked to oxidative stress in elderly. Unidad de Investigación en Gerontología, Facultad de Estudios Superiores Zaragoza, Universidad Nacional Autónoma de México, México
  • CoQ10

  • Reversal of mitochondrial dysfunction by coenzyme Q10 supplement improves endothelial function in patients with ischaemic left ventricular systolic dysfunction: a randomized controlled trial. Cardiology Division, Department of Medicine, The University of Hong Kong
  • Safety and efficacy of coenzyme Q10 supplementation in early chronic Peyronie's disease: a double-blind, placebo-controlled randomized study. Private Practice of Urology and Andrology, Tehran, Iran
  • Coenzyme Q10 and exercise training in chronic heart failure. Lancisi Heart Institute, Via Conca, 71 Torrette di Ancona, Italy
  • Coenzyme Q(10) improves endothelial dysfunction of the brachial artery in Type II diabetes mellitus. Department of Medicine, University of Western Australia, Royal Perth Hospital, Perth, Australia

  • HydroCurc™ & Black Pepper Extract.

  • Curcumin with increased bioavailability Gencor, GE Nutruents, Inc, California, USA
  • Increased bioavailability of curcumin using a novel dispersion technology system (LipiSperse®) School of Human Movement and Nutrition SciencesThe University of QueenslandBrisbaneAustralia
  • Curcumin effects on blood lipid profile in a 6-month human study. " Department of Medicine and Therapeutics, The Chinese University of Hong Kong, Shatin, Hong Kong"
  • Diverse effects of a low dose supplement of lipidated curcumin in healthy middle aged people. Department of Human Nutrition, The Ohio State University,USA.
  • Influence of piperine on the pharmacokinetics of curcumin in animals and human volunteers. Department of Pharmacology, St. John's Medical College, Bangalore, India.
  • The effects of black pepper on the intestinal absorption and hepatic metabolism of drugs. Dongguk University, College of Pharmacy, Seoul, Korea
  • Phase II trial of curcumin in patients with advanced pancreatic cancer. Department of Investigational Cancer Therapeutics, The University of Texas M. D. Anderson Cancer Center, Houston, Texas
  • Ginseng

  • Effects of Panax ginseng on quality of life. School of Pharmacy, University of Connecticut, Storrs, USA.
  • A double-blind crossover study evaluating the efficacy of korean red ginseng in patients with erectile dysfunction: a preliminary report. Department of Urology, University of Ulsan College of Medicine, Asan Medical Center, Seoul, Korea
  • Fermented ginseng improves the first-night effect in humans. Department of Integrative Physiology, Institute of Health Biosciences, University of Tokushima Graduate School, Tokushima, Japan.
  • Preventive effect of ginseng intake against various human cancers: a case-control study on 1987 pairs. Laboratory of Cancer Pathology, Korea Cancer Center Hospital, Seoul
  • Non-organ-specific preventive effect of long-term administration of Korean red ginseng extract on incidence of human cancers. Korea Institute of Cancer Chemoprevention, Seoul, Republic of Korea
  • Antioxidant effects of Panax ginseng C.A. Meyer in healthy subjects: a randomized, placebo-controlled clinical trial. Liver and Immunology Research Center, Daejeon Oriental Hospital of Oriental Medical Collage of Daejeon University, South Korea.
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    Careflow™ Mango Powder

  • Effects of Mangifera indica (Careless) on Microcirculation and Glucose Metabolism in Healthy Volunteers Vital Solutions Swiss AG, Basel, Switzerland
  • Vital Solutions Swiss AG, Romanshorn, Schweiz