Activism and biotechnology, US consumer is cynical
Only a small number of U.S. consumers are aware of activism related
to biotechnology, according to a recent report from the US United
Soybean Board (USB).
Brand design, key to nutraceutical growth
Nutraceutical companies are searching for ways to gain consumer
confidence, adopt quality standards, and find ways to work with the
Gum Tech acquires Gel Tech
Gum Tech International completes purchase of cold remedy company.
LCP supplement for baby milk
Breast feeding may affect a child's intelligence as well as
bringing other benefits. But it is not always possible for women to
breastfeed. As a result, researchers are looking to develop a
bottle formula that more closely resembles...
Raw nutraceutical maker protects patents
Carrington Laboratories announced this week it is to aggressively
pursue any infringements on its patents, trademarks and other
Creatine for rapid muscle recovery, new evidence
Daily supplementation with creatine could accelerate the recovery
of leg muscle size and performance after being immobilised in a
cast for two weeks, report European researchers recently.
Process to spread fat with ease
Foodservice company Van den Bergh Foods has received a US patent
for a process for preparing a fat continuous spread.
High-soy content dough receives patent
International patent for a cohesive machine-workable dough with a
high soy content, and products made from the dough.
Garlic supplements influence drug performance
Researchers have found garlic supplements can cause a potentially
harmful side effect when combined with a type of medication used to
Competition accelerates for vitamin-enhanced water
Coca-Cola is poised to add nutrients to a new line of bottled
water, to be called Dasani Nutriwater, taking on arch-rival
PepsiCo's own enhanced Aquifina.
Confectionery fastest growing segment of nutraceutical market
The US nutraceuticals market had a value of $30,441 million
(€34,120 million) in 2000 and is expected to grow at a faster pace
than the overall food industry.
GRAS approved nutraceutical for mass-market beverages
Polyphenolics Inc., receives GRAS affirmation for grape seed and
grape skin extract,purified concentrated phenolic/flavanoid
Colour-coded diets for health
If the foods you eat are brown and beige, you are in trouble,
according to David Heber, director of the UCLA Center for Human
Nutrition and author of a new book on diet and colour.
Folate fortification combats memory loss
Fortification of grain products with the B vitamin folate may help
reduce memory loss in the over-60's. These are the latest findings
from data compiled by a recent nationwide health and nutrition
survey, NHANES III, carried...
One in seven UK elderly malnourished
One in seven elderly Britons suffers from malnutrition, even though
Britain is one of the world's richest nations, according to a
report published on Wednesday.