The Australian Consumers Association has questioned general
consumer use of protein bars and shakes in a report that could have
repercussions for the mainstream sports and energy market and call
into question marketing techniques.
Resistant starch could help people burn more fat and speed up
metabolism, says a researcher, offering significant benefits to the
growing numbers at risk of obesity-related disease, reports
Emerging research on lactic acid bacteria is set to offer food
companies a new method of vitamin enrichment that allows them to
get around consumer concerns over added ingredients, writes
Japanese scientists have found that red pepper, also known as
cayenne pepper, suppresses fat and energy intake when added to the
diet but they say that this is not a result of the spice's
sensation on the mouth.
Italian L-carnitine specialist Sigma-Tau Healthscience this week
received a US patent for a composition, containing both L-carnitine
and creatine phosphate, to prevent muscle fatigue and enhance
Japanese researchers have discovered a new vitamin that has an
important role in immune response and fertility in mice. The
chemical, pyrroloquinoline quinone (PQQ), may have a similar
function in humans, they said.
A pill which could help build muscle without the need for exercise
could be more than just a pipe dream following research from Duke
University and the University of Texas Southwestern Medical Center
in the US which has shown how...
A study at the University of Colorado at Boulder has found that
older adults may beable to combat oxidative stress in their cells
by increasing vitamin C intake. And with the increase in
metabolism, the benefits would also include...