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.
Wholegrains strongly associated with keeping weight off
Eating wholegrain foods appears to keep weight down through
components other than the fibre content, suggests a new study.
Green tea extracts making entry into supplements market
European companies are increasing their presence in the green tea
extract market, looking to reach supplement makers with highly
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.
Chinese herbal reduces dementia
A herbal medicine, used in traditional Chinese medicine for
centuries, appears to reduce the impact of dementia, shows a small
Cranberry juice improves good cholesterol
Cranberry juice could be just as good as red wine and grape juice
for heart health, according to scientists.
Australia to widen scope for 'wholegrain' labelling
Australia looks set to widen the definition of 'wholegrain' to
allow more foods to include this term, increasingly associated with
heart health, on their product labelling.
Old fashioned cod liver oil boosting UK supplements market
Fish oils, and particularly cod liver oil, are proving to be the
mainstay of the UK's dietary supplements market, providing growth
in a market where profits are continually eroded by price
Solbar launches soluble isoflavone extract for dairy
Israeli soy proteins producer Solbar is launching a new soluble soy isoflavone extract that can be added to functional foods including drinks, soy milks and dairy products like milk and yoghurts.
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
Dairy getting healthier image?
A change in attitudes to dairy products is helping to turn around
sales in Australia, according to a survey by the country's dairy
Folic acid supplements also appear to lower blood pressure
Folate, the B vitamin required by women to prevent birth defects in
their babies, also appears to reduce the risk of them developing
high blood pressure, shows new research.
Scotland to help preserve Chinese herbals
Scotland moved to limit damage done by the booming demand for
herbal remedies under a new agreement signed with China yesterday.
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.
Should supplements advise on how to best absorb nutrients?
Supplement labels should carry some suggestions as to how they are
best consumed to maximize their chances of efficacy, suggests a