Research Update: Astaxanthin and Sesamin for Fatigue

Researchers evaluated the effect of a mixed supplement containing astaxanthin and sesamin on subjective fatigue.

Sleep: What the Science Says

An integrative approach to the treatment of sleep concerns may include various dietary supplements and sleep hygiene practices.

Melatonin

Melatonin, a neurotransmitter-like compound produced by the pineal gland in response to darkness, is primarily involved in the regulation of sleep patterns.

Research Update: Melatonin for Delayed Sleep-Wake Phase Disorder

The Delayed Sleep on Melatonin (DelSoM) study evaluated the effectiveness of melatonin supplementation in patients with delayed sleep-wake phase disorder.

Research Update: Aged Garlic for Immunity and Inflammation

Researchers at the University of Florida conducted a study to explore whether aged garlic extract would modulate chronic inflammation in obese subjects.

Autoimmune Conditions: What the Science Says

An integrative approach to the treatment of autoimmune conditions may incorporate dietary and nutrient therapy, as well as lifestyle interventions.

Research Update: Vitamin D and Type 1 Diabetes

In the TEDDY study, researchers examined whether 25(OH)D concentration in infancy and childhood was associated with the development of islet autoimmunity.

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Probiotics in Immune Conditions

Maintaining immune function through modulation of the gut microbiome can help to prevent or treat a wide variety of conditions.

Research Update: Rose Hip and UTIs

Researchers in Iran conducted a triple-blind, randomized, placebo-controlled trial to evaluate the preventive effect of R. canina fruit capsules against UTIs.