There is yet more evidence this week that the holy grail of
over-eaters - a pill which can help them lose weight - may yet
become a reality. Researchers from the University of Dundee in
Scotland have discovered how the body burns...
Coffee has had a lot of press recently, both good and bad. The
latest research puts it firmly in the good camp, with Italian
scientists discovering that coffee can help prevent some forms of
The UK Food Standard Agency (FSA) is considering banning the use of
sheep offal in food products as part of a number of measures
designed to combat the risk of vCJD, the human brain disease linked
to BSE in cattle.
United Natural Foods, the US-based marketer of natural food
products, has reported sales of US$285.5 million (€327.5m) for the
second quarter of 2002, a 16.8 per cent increase over the same
quarter a year earlier and well ahead of...
New evidence unveiled this week at the annual meeting of the
American Academy of Allergy, Asthma and Immunology shows that
children with food allergies are not consuming the recommended
number of servings of vital foods. In particular,...
A major new survey of supplement users in the US carried out by
ConsumerLab.com has highlighted some interesting facts - not least
that many supplement users are afraid of the safety and possible
side effects of prescription drug...
Eating tomatoes or tomato products on a regular basis can help
combat the risk of prostate cancer, according to new research
released this week. But the evidence remained inconclusive as to
whether it was the only the lycopene in...