UK organic sales lead Europe
Sales of organic food in the UK are rising faster than in any other
European country, according to a new report launched today.
Vitamin C levels plunge
Orange juice loses 30 per cent of its vitamin C soon after it is
Energy drinks and alcohol, a dangerous combo
The newest rage among college students and teens is mixing energy
drinks with alcohol, a potentially dangerous combination.
Patents threaten global food security
Anti-poverty groups and activists are cited as saying in a recent
report that global food security is under threat from bio-pirates.
Watchdog warning over herbal dietary products
A Hong Kong watchdog has warned consumers that prolonged or
excessive use of certain herbal dietary products can be dangerous
to their health.
Dietary supplements industry moves closer to universal standards
National Nutritional Foods Association (NNFA) and NSF International
announced this week that they have formed a strategic alliance to
provide a comprehensive certification program for the dietary
Fish oil for fighting depression
British scientists think they have evidence that fish oil could
cure mental disorders such as depression and dyslexia.
Cranberries, the top antioxidant source
The little red berry, the unremitting companion to our Christmas
turkey, may be better for us than the accompanying broccoli , US
researchers report this week.
Nutraceutical maker reports sales boost
Carrington Laboratories, Inc., U.S. maker of nutraceutical raw
material products, cited improved efficiencies and the benefits of
cost reductions for increase in sales.
Red cherry to combat arthritis
Help for arthritis may have arrived in the form of the red tart
Soy diets do not help menopause symptoms
Soy-based diets do not improve menopause symptoms but do reduce
blood pressure and lower cholesterol, Australian researchers
Labelling a key concern for Canadians
Canadians have made labelling the number one issue related to food
biotechnology in 2001, according to the FoodBiotechnology
Supplement company cashes in on Anthrax scare
Go2Pharmacy launches herbo-nutrient supplement to boost immune
Red clover supplement eases pain
A red clover isoflavone dietary supplement can lessen breast pain
experienced by women during their menstrual cycles, researchers
from Australia report this week.
Oxford researchers uphold statin benefits
Researchers from Oxford University said yesterday on Tuesday that
statins - a class of drug that lowers cholesterol - should be
prescribed to anyone with risk factors for heart attacks and