Following the news earlier this week that scientists in the UK are
calling for elderly Britons to increase their intake of folic acid,
the country's Food Standards Agency (FSA) is to chair an open
meeting on the issue.
With the number of athletes being accused of taking banned
substances continuing to rise, US-based public health and safety
company NSF International has introduced a programme designed to
help athletes avoid the inadvertent consumption...
The RiceX Company, a manufacturer of food ingredients from
stabilised rice bran, has reported a 64 per cent increase in
revenues for 2001 to US$6.3 million (€7.17m) compared to $3.8
million in fiscal year 2000.
Daily calcium supplementation can significantly affect the
development of optimum bone mass in teenaged girls, according to
research presented this week at the Fifth International Symposium:
Clinical Advances in Osteoporosis.
There is yet more evidence this week that the holy grail of
over-eaters - a pill which can help them lose weight - may yet
become a reality. Researchers from the University of Dundee in
Scotland have discovered how the body burns...
Coffee has had a lot of press recently, both good and bad. The
latest research puts it firmly in the good camp, with Italian
scientists discovering that coffee can help prevent some forms of