Rising consumption of energy drinks that contain high levels of
sugar and caffeine may be contributing to our expanding waistlines,
according to new research that could prove damaging for the booming
energy drinks market.
Consumption of vitamins and minerals in China is growing, thanks to
immense economic growth and the emergence of a new consumer
culture. There may be opportunities for foreign companies to export
to the country to make up for a shortfall...
Swiss research institute VitaPlant is embarking on a research
project to develop six new plant extracts, in partnership with US
natural products supplier EuroPharma. Jess Halliday speaks
to Dr Bernd Bueter about plans to market the...
The court ruling on the European food supplements directive has
resulted in a win-win situation for industry, says one of the
groups that took the Commission to court over the laws, reports
Iron supplements could prevent irreversible brain damage in
thousands of children in Asia, Latin America and Eastern Europe,
believe UK researchers, who have started investigating the link
between iron deficiency and lead pollution,...
Regularly taking copper supplements could lead to excess levels of
the mineral that may impact health, said a US researcher last week,
calling for the current upper safe limit for the mineral to be
lowered, reports Dominique Patton.