Keeping a tight rein on what we eat could help ward off the risk of
oesophageal cancer, one of the most deadly forms of the disease,
according to recent research from the Agricultural Research Service
arm of the US Department of Agriculture.
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...