Category Archive: Research

Sep 25 2017

***Research Article*** – “Fish oil–derived n–3 PUFA therapy increases muscle mass and function in healthy older adults”

Age-associated declines in muscle mass and function are major risk factors for an impaired ability to carry out activities of daily living, falls, prolonged recovery time after hospitalization, and mortality in older adults. New strategies that can slow the age related loss of muscle mass and function are needed to help older adults maintain adequate …

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Sep 22 2017

***Research Article*** – “Alpha Tocopherol Bioavailability is Lower in Adults with Metabolic Syndrome regardless of Dairy Fat Co-Ingestion: A Randomized, Double-Blind, Crossover Trial”

Increasing dietary fat intake is expected to improve alpha tocopherol bioavailability, which could be beneficial for improving alpha tocopherol status, especially in those with metabolic syndrome.

Sep 20 2017

***Research Article*** – “Prebiotic Consumption and the incidence of overweight in a Mediterranean Cohort: The Seguimiento Universidad de Navarra Project”

The consumption of prebiotics has been proposed as a protective factor against overweight and obesity. This study sets out to determine if this is the case.

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