Scientists suggest allergen link to cot deaths
Allergens such as cow's milk, or other allergens in infant formula,
may be responsible for some cases of sudden infant death syndrome
(SIDS),UK researchers report recently.
New starch for intestinal health
Paris-based starch company Cerestar recently launched a new starch
to aid intestinal health at the FiEurope exhibition in London this
Nutrition guides for sporty kids
Guides for meeting the nutritional needs of children aged 5 to 11
participating in a range sports have been released in Australia, an
industry organisation reports this week.
Energy from food boosts the memory
All types of food energy, not just carbohydrates, appear to enhance
memory performance in healthy older adults, says a study published
in the November issue of the American Journal of Clinical
Complex supplement feeds the eyes
Neurochemical Research Corp., a marketer of Condition-specific
dietary supplements company Neurochemical Research Corp., this week
revealed new evidence to support its latest product for the eyes.
Fat production rates linked to obesity
Scientists may know why some women tend to put on weight very
easily, the BBC reports this week.
Microalgae ingredients company sells stable isotope business
US company Martek Biosciences Corporation that develops,
manufactures and sells products from microalgae for nutritional
foods, announced recently that it has sold the assets of its stable
isotope business unit to Spectra Gases, Inc.,...
Botanical extract company launches new Red Clover product
Linnea, Swiss manufacturer of botanical extracts, announced this
week the launch of a new Red Clover extract.
Herbal products association defends Ephedra
Evidence that the popular dietary supplement Ephedra may be
effective and safe in weight loss arrived recently in the form of
two published studies.
Dietary supplement linked to liver damage
The US Food and Drug Administration (FDA) warned consumers this
week to stop using the dietary supplement Lipokinetix®.
UK consumers lose control of their weight
Half of all Britons are beyond their ideal weight, a UK survey has
found and more than one in two overweight women felt their size had
a negative impact on their relationships.
Ginger supplement to help arthritis pain
Ginger could be an effective treatment for arthritis, US
researchers reveal this week. A pill containing extracts of the
root spice has proved to be as effective as conventional
Mayo Clinic acknowledges power of soy
Researchers do not yet know everything they would like to know
about how nutrition affects your heart, the US Mayo Clinic says,
but as research continues into the role of soyfoods, the
``results appear promising.''
Vitamin price fixing, an update
German fine chemicals company BASF AG does not know when the
European Commission will make a decision based on its investigation
into vitamin price fixing.
Survey confirms shoppers faith in food
American consumers believe that the food they eat can make a
significant difference to their health, but many admit that their
own diet needs improvement, according to a new survey released this