A new report from the American Heart Association has called into
question the efficacy of fat replacers such as olestra, at the same
time as highlighting a number of serious side effects relating to
vitamin and mineral absorption.
News that nutritional supplements such as vitamin E may be able to
stop prostate cancer before it starts has been praised as
"tremendously significant" by scientists, according to Foods
for the Future.
The Herbal Research Clinic, a division of Marshall-Blum, has begun
a new round of third party clinical trials covering a wide variety
of ingredients and supplemental blends from firms all over the
An woman using a herbal supplement to lose weight developed a
neurological disorder more commonly seen in alcoholics and related
to a vitamin B1 deficiency, according to a study in the journal
The antioxidant lutein found in dark green, leafy vegetables, not
only slows down age-related macular disease, but also protects the
skin against some of the damaging effects of the sun, according to
Across the Western world, obesity continues to affect more and more
people. One of the solutions is a fat tax on high-fat foods, which
although unpopular, demonstrates the extent of the problem,
Professor Andreu Palou, a member of...
Almost 70 per cent of American women of childbearing age fail to
take the B vitamin folic acid every day even though many of them
are aware it helps prevent birth defects, according to the latest
survey by the March of Dimes organisation.