Doctors support live yoghurt
The majority of general practitioners do believe in the health
benefits of "live"yoghurt, a new survey from the US reports this
Soy research forges ahead
Nutritional research into soy has forged ahead so rapidly in recent
years that questions have been raised about "how to tell the
latest news from the old news," reports wellness newsletter.
Online diet web site in the black
eDiets.com, Inc., an online diet services website, on Thursday
announced that it expects to report its first full year of
profitability for the year ending December 31
New technologies and health concerns drive flavour dairy market
New technologies in extending shelf life together with increased
consumer awareness of the health benefits of dairy drinks, are
driving the market in flavoured dairy beverages, a new report this
Chlorophyllin supplements to combat cancer, new evidence
A study conducted by US researchers shows that taking chlorophyllin
could reduce the levels of aflatoxin-DNA damage byproducts in the
body and the risk of liver cancer.
Chelated zinc product may help cold symptoms
US company Improvita Health Products, Inc. announced recently the
completion of a double-blind scientific pilot study on its cold
cure product fortified with chelated zinc.
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.