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Avocado assists vitamin A absorption: Study

Avocado assists vitamin A absorption: Study

Lipid-rich fresh avocado and beta-carotene rich foods improve bioavailability of the carotenoids from these foods and convert...

Irish 23% health tax hike: Herbals, glucosamine, coQ10, probiotics
IAHS: “VAT on health food supplements would be a tax on health.”

Irish 23% health tax hike: Herbals, glucosamine, coQ10, probiotics remain in firing line

Proposals to push VAT (value-added tax) on some health food supplements and teas to the maximum upper...

Food supplement adulterations in Czech Republic
"The principle is to replace costly substance by less costly substance at the expense of the consumer": CAFIA

Czech authority ‘constantly’ detects ‘serious’ adulteration in food supps

The Czech Agriculture and Food Inspection Authority (CAFIA) says it, “repeatedly reveals serious forms of adulteration of food...

Gallery: The top ingredients for cognitive health
Special edition: Cognitive health

Gallery: The top ingredients for cognitive health

Memory, attention and focus, development, mood; there are numerous ways that a nutrient or ingredient can affect...

Anti-doping lab now targeting Australian sports nutrition market
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Anti-doping lab now targeting Australian sports nutrition market

Now with backing from the Australian Institute of Sport (AIS), international anti-doping laboratory LGC is moving to...

EFSA lambasted over beta-alanine rejection
EFSA accused of "maladministration"; Opinion is "flat out wrong", says ISSN

EFSA lambasted over beta-alanine rejection

EFSA’s rejection of a health claim linking beta-alanine to improved physical performance has provoked outrage, with UK...

Insects: 40% of UK consumers are willing to try them, says Canadean

40% of Brits ready to try insects: Canadean report

Canadean asked 2000 UK consumers whether they would be willing to eat on bugs. 803 of them...

Bella! EC backs beauty health claims; must be judged case-by-case

Bella! EC backs beauty health claims; must be judged case-by-case

Beauty claims are permissible under the EU nutrition and health claim regulation (NHCR) a European Commission committee...

German border busts reveal banned DMAA still out there (but detection is improving)

German border busts reveal banned DMAA still out there (but detection is improving)

Scientists at a German state control laboratory have developed a fast and accurate method of testing whether...

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