Manufacturers took a closer look at the rules governing botanical
extracts in the US, Europe and Canada at the industry's first
integrative medicine and natural healthcare exhibition this month.
Calls heard for a common set of...
Most dietary supplements do not have sufficient evidence to support
claims for weight loss, according to two UK experts, who reviewed
the evidence for a number of natural products including yerba mate,
chromium picolinate, ephedra...
Low levels of vitamin B12 are associated with poorer memory in
older people with high risk for Alzheimer's, according to a large
Swedish study, thought to be one of the first to examine how the
relationship between diet and genes...
The standards of quality control on herbal supplements will need to
be tightened if the US public are to have any confidence in their
health claims. That was the main talking point of a symposium as
experts gathered for three days...
Japan's Agriculture and Livestock Industries Corporation (ALIC) has
teamed up with two research bodies to develop a new functional
fermented miso derived from skimmed milk, that contains three times
as much calcium as regular...
The real amount of active ingredient in over-the-counter St John's
wort 'varies greatly' and can be up to 114 per cent of the amount
on the label, according to a new study in the Journal of the
Science of Food and Agriculture.