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
EPA/DHA supplements fail product testing
Independent supplement tester ConsumerLab.com failed six out of
twenty EPA/DHA supplements this week. In an extensive product
quality investigation the company purchased and tested a total of
WILD launches purple carrot product
Multifruit combinations that offer the consumer an added benefit
are particularly on the rise.
Vitamin C levels plunge
Orange juice loses 30 per cent of its vitamin C soon after it is
Energy drinks and alcohol, a dangerous combo
The newest rage among college students and teens is mixing energy
drinks with alcohol, a potentially dangerous combination.
Fish oil for fighting depression
British scientists think they have evidence that fish oil could
cure mental disorders such as depression and dyslexia.
Cranberries, the top antioxidant source
The little red berry, the unremitting companion to our Christmas
turkey, may be better for us than the accompanying broccoli , US
researchers report this week.
Red cherry to combat arthritis
Help for arthritis may have arrived in the form of the red tart
Soy diets do not help menopause symptoms
Soy-based diets do not improve menopause symptoms but do reduce
blood pressure and lower cholesterol, Australian researchers
Red clover supplement eases pain
A red clover isoflavone dietary supplement can lessen breast pain
experienced by women during their menstrual cycles, researchers
from Australia report this week.