The UK's vitamin and supplement market is one of the largest in
Europe, with sales of £350 million (€510m) last year. But with
sales levelling off for the past two years, and new European
legislation set to considerably reduce...
Proposals to implement the new EU food supplements directive in the
UK were rejected yesterday by the government's upper house, the
House of Lords, who urged the country's leadership to revoke the
More information on the effects of phytoestrogens on bone, heart
and breast health is needed before recommendations on
supplementation can be safely made, argues a report in this month's
issue of the Journal of Nutrition.
The Food Safety Authority of Ireland is advising the industry to
remove 10 herbal supplement products from sale, after a survey
found them to contain irradiated components not highlighted in the
Creatine serum supplements seem to have no effect on muscle ATP or
creatine stores, despite claims by one US manufacturer, say
researchers. Creatine manufacturer Degussa BioActives says the
study highlights the value of its creatine...
A US study reveals that out of more than 250 dietary products
tested, only HMB and creatine supplements have sufficient
scientific evidence to show that their use increases lean body mass
A study carried out on elderly male dogs found that those with
diets high in selenium had less DNA damage in their prostates
compared with dogs on a normal diet, enhancing the view that the
mineral has a protective effect against...
Contrary to widely held views, giving iron supplements to anaemic
children when they have a cold or other upper respiratory tract
infection can improve their iron status without side effects, finds
a recent study.