Eating lots of fruit and vegetables can cut the risk of
smoking-related diseases, finds new research published in this
week's European Respiratory Journal. More evidence to
support the role diet plays in overall health.
British organisation the Health Supplement Information Service
counters recent arguments negating the benefits of vitamins. It
argues that the modern diet provides insufficient amounts of
nutrients for large numbers of the population.
British research has found that by failing to consume enough
iodine, many pregnant women are risking the mental development of
their children. The researchers are lobbying the UK government to
improve the availability of iodine in...
British biochemist David Bender contends that most nutrients are a
waste of time, and that the so-called evidence to show their
apparent benefits either ignores the potential risks or focuses
only on certain results - a claim which...
Claims that the US Food & Drug Administration was unduly
influenced by the US food industry when drawing up its guidelines
on fish consumption and mercury have been refuted by the National
Food Processors Association (NFPA).
An American study finds that omega-3 fatty acids may prevent heart
disease by improving arterial elasticity. The study adds to the
body of evidence which supports a high consumption of fish in the