A new educational programme focusing on the information supplied
via food labels and designed to help diabetes sufferers improve
their diets has been created by researchers at Penn State and the
University of North Carolina at Greensboro...
An experimental compound called C75 can help suppress the appetite
and promote weight loss, according to new research. But the results
of tests on mice show that the compound is only effective in obese
subjects and has only a short...
A new test is being developed to allow oat and barley breeders to
detect high levels of beta-glucans, cell wall plant components
which have been shown to have reduce the risk of heart disease in
Increasing consumer concerns about health have triggered growing
demand for cosmeceutical products. The market in the US is growing
by around 10 to 15 per cent each year, and competition between
companies to produce more effective...