Belgian scientists found alien gene fragments in soybeans grown
from seed developed by the American biotechnology giant Monsanto
On August 16, ConsumerLab.com, released the results of its
Phyto-oestrogen Product Review.
Despite a negative publicity, not all oils and fats are harmful. In
fact, oils and fats are basic elements of the human food supply.
Orange juice fortified with calcium lactate/tricalcium phosphate
may affect the survival rate of salmonella whereas calcium citrate
malate and calcium citrate fortifications have little effect.
Almost 60% of US college athletes use nutritional supplements that
are unregulated and may contain banned substances such as
ephedrine, survey reports.
Healthy middle-aged men with high blood levels of "free" fatty
acids may be 70 per cent more likely to experience sudden cardiac
death than their peers with lower levels of the compounds.
US government researchers suggest that the RDA of vitamin C for
healthy young women should be increased from 75 mg to 90 mg.
According to researchers, patients taking a drug usually prescribed
for rheumatoid arthritis can lower their risk for drug-related
liver damage by taking folate supplements.
The Fourth International Symposium on the Role of Soy in Preventing
and Treating Chronic Disease is to take place in San Diego on 4-7
A dairy scientist in the US has developed a milk protein powder
that aims to dramatically expand the food choices for people with
phenylketonuria - more commonly known as PKU - a genetic disorder.
According to a report in a Johns Hopkins Medical Institutions
publication, diets containing soyfoods have contributed to the
longevity of people of Okinawa.
The world's first cookbook featuring only GM ingredients will soon
be on the shelves.
According to researchers, supplementing the diet with antioxidant
vitamins and minerals appears to blunt the beneficial effects of
certain cholesterol-lowering drugs.
Tesco announced it will bring alternative medicines to the masses
as it took a controlling stake in a specialist retailer of natural
Exercise and diet can dramatically lower the risk of developing
type 2 diabetes, scientists claim this week.