Calcium supplements no substitute for milk, new evidence
Unlike milk, the effect of bone-boosting calcium supplements in
young girls does not last, according to new research revealed this
week by the UK National Osteoporosis Society (NOS).
Scientists investigate alcohol - breast cancer link
The association of alcohol consumption with increased risk for
breast cancer led US researchers to summarise the available
epidemiologic information from human and animal investigations.
New functional food product in the baking
Scientists at the Ohio State University claim to have developed the
first heart-healthy and tasty soy bread that can legitimately carry
the FDA health claim.
Dietary supplement drink reduces laugh lines
Toki, said to be the first collagen replacement drink, designed to
reduce wrinkles and visible signs of aging hit the US shop shelves
Nutraceutix sells feed additive business
In a bid to focus on probiotics and drug delivery, nutraceutical
manufacturer Nutraceutix Inc. said this week it has sold its feed
Kemin takes Cognis to court
Natural specialty ingredients manufacturer Kemin Foods, has filed a
lawsuit in the US contending that fine chemicals company, Cognis
Corp., continues to make false claims that blur the differences
between lutein esters and the purified...
Hain Celestrial continues European investment
US natural and organic food company Hain Celestial Group, announced
this week that it has completed its acquisition of Lima NV, a
Belgian natural and organic foods manufacturer and marketer.
Alchohol consumption harms the UK young
Cirrhosis of the liver killed more women in the UK than cervical
cancer in the 2000 with heavy drinking a contributory factor,
according to the annual report from the UK's Chief Medical Officer.
Activism and biotechnology, US consumer is cynical
Only a small number of U.S. consumers are aware of activism related
to biotechnology, according to a recent report from the US United
Soybean Board (USB).
Brand design, key to nutraceutical growth
Nutraceutical companies are searching for ways to gain consumer
confidence, adopt quality standards, and find ways to work with the
Gum Tech acquires Gel Tech
Gum Tech International completes purchase of cold remedy company.
LCP supplement for baby milk
Breast feeding may affect a child's intelligence as well as
bringing other benefits. But it is not always possible for women to
breastfeed. As a result, researchers are looking to develop a
bottle formula that more closely resembles...
Raw nutraceutical maker protects patents
Carrington Laboratories announced this week it is to aggressively
pursue any infringements on its patents, trademarks and other
Creatine for rapid muscle recovery, new evidence
Daily supplementation with creatine could accelerate the recovery
of leg muscle size and performance after being immobilised in a
cast for two weeks, report European researchers recently.
Process to spread fat with ease
Foodservice company Van den Bergh Foods has received a US patent
for a process for preparing a fat continuous spread.