While green tea has been getting its name around the block, red tea
has taken a little longer to become a household name, but its sales
are said to be soaring on the back of its purported health
About 40 per cent of diabetic patients can reduce their risk of
heart attacks and of dying from heart disease by taking vitamin E
supplements, according to new research out of the Technion-Israel
Institute of Technology.
US agri-giant Cargill introduced a new barley ingredient, with high
levels of beta-glucan soluble fibre, at Health Ingredients Europe
last week, as part of its platform designed to target heart health.
The Canadian sterol maker Forbes Medi-Tech has gained authorisation
to sell its Reducol ingredient for use in milk-based drinks in the
European Union, with further food categories expected to follow
Young adults who maintain their weight over time, even if they are
overweight, have lower risk factor levels for heart disease and are
less likely to develop metabolic syndrome in middle age than those
whose weight increases, according...
A diet rich in alpha-linolenic acid from walnuts, walnut oil and
flaxseed oil not only lowered bad cholesterol but also decreased
markers for blood vessel inflammation in men and women at risk of
heart disease, report researchers.
Nattokinase - an enzyme found in the Japanese food natto - that is
increasing in popularity in the US as a supplement used by
sufferers of high blood pressure and other cardiovascular
conditions, should soon be available as a medical...