Fourteen mineral sources not included on the EU food supplement
directive's original list of permitted ingredients will be allowed
to stay on the market until they are reviewed by European
officials, reducing some of the uncertainty...
Increasing consumption of meat in the developing world could be a
more effective means of reducing nutrient deficiencies than giving
children supplements, say US researchers, who called for more
attention to be paid to animal source...
A daily supplement containing plant oestrogens and antioxidants
like selenium and carotenoids may slow the rise in PSA levels, a
marker for prostate cancer progression in some men, report Dutch
Pregnant women who take folic acid supplements to protect their
babies from birth defects may also increase their long-term risk of
breast cancer, according to preliminary data published in
The Food and Drug Administration said yesterday it was intensifying
its efforts to ensure that any manufacturers still selling dietary
supplements containing the banned substance ephedra would be
Pharmaceutical firm GlaxoSmithKline is to produce nutritional
supplements for the ATP, the governing body for men's tennis, under
a new scheme designed to limit the risk of supplements causing
tennis players to test positive.