Long term intakes of conjugated linoleic acid (CLA) may be associated with bone strength in men, says a new study from Canada and Australia. "This is the first study to demonstrate a relationship between long-term CLA status (based on diet) and body composition assessments in adult...

Daily supplements of conjugated linoleic acid (CLA) may benefit intestinal health, suggests new data from a study with Crohn's disease. Results of a pilot study with 13 people with Crohn's disease indicated that daily supplements with CLA were associated with a suppression of pro-inflammatory compounds, decreased...

Supplementation with vitamin E could help to prevent cancer in patients with an under-recognized genetic disorder, according to new research. The research suggests that the vitamin may help to stop the development of cancers in people suffering from a genetic disease that predisposes them to increased...

Beyond cardiovascular health and weight management, the next big areas for CLA are inflammation and immune support. While inflammation and immune support are emerging areas of science, more CLA-containing food products are also expected to emerge soon. "People who take CLA just feel better. That's probably...

Increased blood levels of all forms of vitamin E may reduce the risk of mild cognitive impairment in older adults, says a new study from Europe. The study - said to be the first of its kind to evaluate the effects of all eight forms of...

Supplements of soy isoflavones may help reduce body weight and improve the metabolism of glucose, according toa  new meta-analysis of suitable studies with non-Asian women. Data from nine randomized clinical trials indicated that, for doses of soy isoflavones from 40 to 160 milligrams per day, supplementation...

Short-term supplementation with vitamin E may support the function of cells lining blood cells from potential damage during the increase in blood sugar levels after eating, says a new study. Five days of supplementation with a gamma-tocopherol-rich mixture of tocopherols maintained vascular endothelial function - the...

Five weeks of supplementation with plant sterols/stanols softgels in combination with lifestyle changes may reduce total cholesterol levels by 7.4%.   Numerous clinical trials in controlled settings have reported that daily consumption of 1.5 to 3 grams of phytosterols/-stanols from foods can reduce total cholesterol levels by...

High consumption of vitamin E either from diet or vitamin supplements may lower the risk of liver cancer, according to new research. The study investigated the relationship between vitamin E intake and liver cancer risk in more than 130,000 Chinese people. The researchers revealed that high...