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Phaleria macrocarpa extract boosts testosterone in males

Wednesday Aug 20, 2014 (foodconsumer.org) -- A study in Avicenna Journal of Phytomedicine suggests Phaleria macrocarpa (P. macrocarpa) fruits aqueous extract may be used to

Probiotics help irritable bowel syndrome, constipation

A review of 43 trials published prior to Dec 2013 suggests that taking probiotics may help irritable bowel syndrome and chronic idiopathic constipation.  The review ...
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What not to eat if you suffer irritable bowel syndrome

Symptoms of irritable bowel syndrome (IBS) have something to do with patients' diet. According to a review, foods with fermentable oligosaccharides, disaccharides, monosaccharides and polyols ...
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Probiotics may prevent type 2 diabetes mellitus

Tuesday Aug 19 2014 (foodconsumer.org) -- Chinese researchers at Inner Mongolia Agricultural University in Hohhot, P. R. China have found evidence suggesting that a lactic ...
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Soy isoflavones may prevent viral infections

Tuesday Aug 19, 2014 (foodconsumer.org) -- According to a recent report in Biochemistry,  soy isoflavones such as genistein may help protect against a wide range ...
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Nutraceutical fights human papillomavirus, herpes infections

Tuesday Aug 19, 2014 (foodconsumer.org) -- Mucocutaneous human papillomavirus and herpes infections are very common.   They can spread from person to person through sexual ...
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Dietary fiber: What you need to know

What is dietary fiber? Dietary fiber is a class of food polymers resistant to digestive enzymes and found in cereals, fruit and vegetables.   What nutrients can ...
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Taiwanese herb may help arthritis

Doctors at New Taipei City Hospital in New Taipei City, Taiwan suggest that supplementation with an indigenous herb in Taiwan may be effective at treating ...
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Antioxidants may help fight RA

Iranian scientists at University of Medical Sciences in Tehran, Iran suggest that taking antioxidant supplements can help rheumatoid arthritis (RA).  In the study, 40 female ...
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The dangers of high meat diet

The RDA for protein is 0.8 grams per kg body weight per day.  For a person with 70 g body weight, he should eat 56 ...
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