China needs an organic food law to protect the legitimate rights
and interests of consumers and producers, and ensure healthy
development of organic farming in the country, according to one
senior Chinese official.
An experimental drug called NN2211 has been shown to suppress
appetite and promote weight loss in monkeys, findings which are
being hailed as a significant step forward in the ongoing search
for an anti-fat pill.
Nutrition 21, the nutritional product manufacturer, has announced
that a major US-based developer and marketer of chromium-based
nutritional ingredients has launched a new line of products based
on Nutrition 21's Diachrome ingredient.
The White House Commission on Complementary and Alternative
Medicine (WHCCAM), a body set up to advise the US administration on
how better to regulate the alternative medicine industry, has said
that consumers need easier access to...
Persuading children to eat healthily may not be as difficult as was
once feared. New research from the Institute of Grocery
Distribution (IGD) in the UK has shown that children as young as
seven are aware of the need for a balanced...
Yesterday we reported on new evidence supporting the claim that the
antioxidant properties of tea can be good for maintaining blood
flow, but research presented at the same Nutrition Week conference
shows that these properties vary...
The decision by the Canadian government to set up a Natural Health
Products Directorate to further regulate the country's natural
health product (NHP) market has been called "a waste of time and
money" in a new study...