Cranberry juice could fight gut infections
Cranberry juice, already well-known as a remedy for urinary tract
infections, may help protect against common infections caused by
gastrointestinal viruses, reports Dominique Patton.
Grape juice may lower BP by relaxing arteries
The blood pressure-lowering effect of grape juice is supported by
new studies presented at the Experimental Biology meeting this
Coke to launch cholesterol-lowering juice in Europe
Coca-Cola has received approval from UK food authorities to market
Europe's first cholesterol-lowering juice.
Cranberry health claim in France extended to juice drinks
Cranberry juice drinks and cordials marketed in France can now make
a health claim to promote their benefits to urinary tract health.
Healthier consumers drinking more fruit juice
Fruit juice sales are soaring in the UK, driven by consumers'
perception of the beverage as a healthier alternative to coffee and
fizzy drinks, shows a new Mintel report.
Cranberry juice not to be drunk alongside warfarin
Patients taking the blood-thinning drug warfarin should avoid all
cranberry-based products, according to new advice from the UK's
Committee on Safety of Medicines (CSM), after it reviewed evidence
of several interactions.
Pomegranate juice in heart health trial
Researchers in Britain are to test whether drinking pomegranate
juice can prevent blood vessel damage and help to protect against
Grape juice increases good cholesterol
Drinking Concord grape juice significantly increased good
cholesterol and significantly lowered two markers of inflammation
in people with stable coronary artery disease.
Plant sterol juices set to enter European market
Coca-Cola Services S.A. has applied to the UK's novel foods
committee seeking approval to market fruit juices, fruit nectars
and tomato juice with added plant sterols.
Cranberry juice improves good cholesterol
Cranberry juice could be just as good as red wine and grape juice
for heart health, according to scientists.
False vitamin labelling found on UK juice drink
A British soft drinks company has apologised in court for falsely
labelling a fruit juice drink as containing vitamin C, according to
Glanbia develops protein-rich fruit juice drinks
Irish ingredients company Glanbia Nutritionals has formulated a
fruit juice beverage with whey protein isolate, thought to be the
first of its kind for the Irish market.
Noni juice maker looking for new sales in UK
New Zealand company Nature's Products Ltd is looking to extend
sales of its noni juice in Europe, applying to the UK's food
authority for approval to market the product.
Red Bull mixer fails to offer energy high
Young people who consume energy drinks with alcohol to improve
their stamina on a night out are likely to see no such effect,
suggests new research on the market leader Red Bull.
Grapefruit juice may contain cancer-fighting compounds
Citrus fruits like oranges and grapefruits are known to be a rich
source of vitamin C but new evidence suggests they also contain
compounds that fight cancer.