THIS Israel21c article by Abigail Klein Leichman was first published on 29 August, 2018, and is re-published here with kind permission. ISRAEL21c is a non-partisan, non-profit publisher of news and information...

The cold and flu season has begun and the importance of good nutrition when it comes to your immune system can’t be underestimated. No one food will magically fend off the flu, but certain nutrients...

Australian functional beverage market soars, IBISWorld From time-poor professionals to weekend sports enthusiasts and sleep-deprived students, consumption of functional beverages in Australia is soaring,...

Resveratrol in red wine, chocolate and grapes not associated with improved health, a study has found The antioxidant resveratrol found in red wine, chocolate and grapes is not associated with longevity...

Chia seeds and other "ancient grains" are becoming a mainstream trend New products containing so-called “ancient grains”, such as quinoa, chia, buckwheat, hemp and amaranth, are continuing...

Dietary supplements may upset the balance in the body’s cells and therefore cause more harm than good, according to new research from Norway. The study, which is being conducted by a research group at...

A natural antioxidant compound found in red grapes and other plants, called resveratrol, blocks many of the cardiovascular benefits of exercise, according to research from the University of Copenhagen. Resveratrol...

Australian snack food manufacturer Vitality Brands has launched a new range of snack and chocolate brands called AntiOx, which it claims are “high in natural antioxidants that help boost immunity”. AntiOx...

The answer to a longer life may be right under our noses: a morning caffeine kick. In a new study in Vascular Medicine, published by SAGE, researchers investigating cardiovascular health found that a cup...

Important research from the University of Eastern Finland has found that high doses of the antioxidant lycopene, found in tomatoes, significantly lowers the risk of having a stroke. The university studied...