Making a calcium-fortified drink could get easier for companies
participating in a new study designed to investigate which of the
numerous types of calcium ingredients perform best in which
application, writes Dominique Patton.
Irish firm Marigot has carried out a new trial demonstrating the
benefits to bone health of its Calcilife ingredient, a combination
product containing the mineral source Aquamin and NutriFlora short
chain fructooligosaccharides (scFOS).
Varying rates of hypertension and osteoporosis in African-American
and Caucasian adolescent girls may be explained by the different
ways in which their bodies handle sodium and calcium, according to
Calcium could reduce body weight by binding fat in the intestine
and increasing its excretion from the body, say Danish researchers,
who have provided the first clinical evidence to support a
mechanism for the weight loss effect of...
Leading supplements distributor Herbalife said yesterday that it
had stopped selling one of its products in Israel after an
investigation by health officials over complaints that it caused
The supplement industry generally deals with calcium in terms of
lack- explaining to consumers the health benefits of increasing
their intake of the mineral. However, a new book suggests
calcification - deposists of calcium in parts...