Cereal Chemists appoint Board of Directors
The American Association of Cereal Chemists (AACC) this week
announced the appointment of its 2001/2002 Board of Directors, to
be installed on October 18, 2001.
Obese-cancer link - scientists review the evidence
Following a review of existing scientific literature, researchers
at the American Institute for Cancer Research (AICR) warned this
week that carrying extra weight means carrying extra cancer risk.
Leeks and chives fight stomach cancer
Allium vegetables such as garlic, onions, leeks, and chives
have been shown to have beneficial effects against several
diseases, including cancer.
Danisco launches internet solution for global customers
Danish ingredients company Danisco launched on Tuesday an internet
platform to help its customers across the world.
Antioxidants and zinc combo aids AMD
A combination of antioxidants and zinc could delay the progression
of age-related macular degeneration (AMD) and vision loss.
Natural Products Expo opens doors, despite tensions
Despite current tensions in the United States and elsewhere in the
world the Natural Products Expo East opened its doors.
Live debate on EU and US GM food issues
The US-based Pew Initiative on Food and Biotechnology announced
this week that it is to host a debate on issues facing Europe and
the US over genetically modified food.
High protein diet a foe, not a friend
High-protein diets have no proven effectiveness in long-term weight
reduction and pose potential health threats for those who adhere to
them for more than a short time.
Soft drinks and dental cavities, new research
Age and income have a stronger influence on the advent of dental
cavities among teenagers and young adults than soft drink
Fat to beat stress
Long-term stresses can be dealt easily with proper nutrition and
exercise, according to a study conducted by a University nutrition
and food professor, HealthWorld reports.
Lime juice to prevent kidney stones
If you have kidney stones, a glass of fresh lime juice each day
could be the answer, a report in the Jakarta Post highlights
Lonza launches large scale peptide production
Swiss-based life science chemical company Lonza has set up a cGMP
manufacturing capacity for large scale solid phase manufacture of
peptides at its Visp (CH) facility.
Iron supplements label-truth tested
Seventeen out of nineteen iron products tested passed on all parameters, ConsumerLab.com, an independent evaluator of dietary supplements and nutrition products, claimed this week.
Nutrition and weight control roundtable
Canadian nutritional bar company Stella Pharmaceutical announced on
Wednesday the U.S. launch of Nutribar, a meal replacement bar
Biotech foods safe, EU report declares
Fears over genetically modified foods may prevail in the minds of
the European consumer but recent research from the European
Commission suggests that they are as safe as their non-gmo
neighbours, and even safer.