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Organic & Natural Health launches omega-3 field study

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The Organic and Natural Health Association has launched a consumer education campaign to encourage consumers to test their omega-3 levels to identify supplementation needs, following on from the success of its “Power of D” campaign.

Growing evidence from epidemiological, basic and clinical studies show that vitamin D status is associated with effects including those on muscle function, body fat, immunity and cardiovascular disease risk. ©iStock/Photka

Can vitamin D make you stronger? Study makes a case

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Did a Nobel Laureate spark the obesity epidemic?

The researchers advise that most people only need carbohydrates during high-intensity or prolonged exercise of 90 minutes or more. ©iStock

Carbs ‘better than antioxidants’ to boost immunity and recovery after exercise: Australia review

The use of probiotics in premature infants was associated with a decreased incidence of NEC, late-onset sepsis, and mortality. ©iStock

A 'golden age' of probiotics for premature babies? It depends on birth weight and strains: Meta-analysis

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Study highlights variability in melatonin content of dietary supplements

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Panoply of metabolic diseases continues to proliferate, expert says

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Indian tree bark extract shows may improve athletic performance: Study

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Polyphenols for blood sugar management: ‘Sometimes you need to anchor the novel ingredient with the time-tested,’ says expert

Natural astaxanthin is obtained from Haematococcus pluvialis microalgae. Image © iStock

Astaxanthin may protect skin from within: Study

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