With an increasing interest in herbal alternatives to reduce
menopause symptoms after recent warnings about the side-effects of
HRT, medical experts warn that many alternatives do not always have
much success. A report in this month's...
Drinking grape juice may be a better alternative to taking
supplements, say researchers, who report that concord grape juice's
powerful antioxidant effects may offer extra benefits that
supplements do not.
The European Parliament is to hear a report this week on a
Commission proposal to set up a special procedure for registering
and marketing traditional herbal medicines with the aim of ensuring
quality and safety standards.
Belgium-based chicory ingredients company Orafti has created a new
business unit called Innergy Foods to market food supplements to
the consumer market. Following success on a test market, three
Innergy branded products, designed...
Hain Europe, a division of the US natural and organic food company
the Hain Celestial group, is set to launch a range of healthy
drinks, made from a mix of fruit juice and soy, on the European
market in coming months.
The European Parliament this week rejected a Commission proposal to
extend pharmaceutical powers to cover food supplements. The
proposal was part of a series of amendments to the
'all-encompassing' and outdated 1965 medicines...
A new study by Organic Monitor finds that the European organic
juices market has been expanding at over 20 per cent a year since
1998 and by the end of the year, sales of organic juices in Europe
are projected to reach €90 million.