Calcium has long been touted as a major factor in bone health and
the fight against osteoporosis. But now researchers at Creighton
University in the US appear to have shown that calcium may not be
the only factor when it comes to...
Dietary supplements could interact with heart medicines and
increase the risk of adverse reactions, according to the results of
a new study from the University of Michigan. Nearly three-quarters
of heart patients surveyed in the study...
The US market for complementary & alternative medicine (CAM)
totalled $30 billion (€34bn) in 2001, according to a recent report
from Nutrition Business Journal. Significantly, CAM and mainstream
practitioners accounted for $1.24...
Advicor, the cholesterol control product from Kos Pharmaceuticals,
has been found to be highly effective in controlling the full range
of lipids when compared to two other leading statin products,
according to a new study presented...
Canadian agribusiness group Kenex is to meet with federal agencies
in the US next week to discuss the proposed ban on foods made from
hemp. Kenex has been growing and processing hemp oil, seed and
fibre products in Canada for distribution...
Most Americans consume only half of the 25-35g recommended daily
allowance (RDA) of dietary fibre, according to recent statistics
from the American Diabetic Association. Benefiber, a new
easy-to-swallow product from Novartis Consumer...