After a year of discussion and deliberation, the Omega-3 Working
Group of the US-based Council for Responsible Nutrition (CRN) has
approved a draft voluntary monograph for omega-3 EPA and DHA. The
document will now be circulated for...
A recent study published in the American Journal of Clinical
Nutrition explored the connections between nutrition and the
risk of developing benign prostatic hyperplasia (BPH) in a large
group of male health professionals. Benign...
The White House Commission on Complementary and Alternative
Medicine Policy (WHCCAMP), established by former President Clinton,
said most alternative treatments "have not yet been
scientifically studied and found to be safe and...
Joshua Tree, the former construction company which recently
completed the acquisition of American Health & Diet Centers
(AHDC), has released three new weight loss products designed to
meet demand for dieting products in the summer...
Coffee consumption has often been linked to a risk of high blood
pressure, but the latest research shows that moderate consumption
of the beverage, even over a period of 30 years, has little or no
impact on hypertension.
Sumitomo Corporation, one of Japan's leading trading houses, is to
stock a range of nutritious plant-based dairy alternatives produced
by the US group Galaxy Nutritional Foods, and the company said it
expected Japanese sales...
The debate over the safety of the popular herbal supplement kava
kava continued yesterday with the announcement by the US Food &
Drug Adminstration that there was a risk of liver damage associated
with the product.
Cadbury Schweppes, the British confectionery and drinks producer
which owns Dr Pepper and Snapple, has added another US drink brand
to its portfolio via the acquisition of Nantucket Allserve from
Ocean Spray Cranberries and a group...
OBE Beef, the largest certified organic beef supplier in Australia,
and Nippon Meat Packers, an Australian processor, have formed an
alliance to market EU certified organic beef products to the UK and
Europe, Organicts.com reports.