Improved quality control may be needed for commercial vitamin supplements in Brazil, according to a study that found that only 21% of products were within 20% of the label claim for vitamins A, C, and E.
Calcium and vitamin D supplements can be an effective, safe, and cost-effective initiative to prevent low bone mass, according to a new position from the Mexican Association for Bone and Mineral Metabolism (AMMOM).
Most studies looking at bioactive compounds have focused on temperate climate berries, argue researchers from Brazil. They make the case for the commercialization of Brazilian small fruits to compete with so-called ‘temperate berries.’
The study of prebiotics — a term used to describe the ‘food’ beneficial gut bacteria feed on — is still in its infancy. Researchers in Brazil synthesized existing studies of dark blue flavonoids called anthocyanins and found that more and more studies...