Israeli firm LycoRed has expanded its North American operations
with new US headquarters - the latest in a series of moves and
acquisitions for the ingredients manufacturer as it strengthens its
position this side of the Atlantic.
Scientists at Nestlé's research centre have demonstrated that plant
sterols, added to foods to reduce cholesterol absorption, also
reduce the body's ability to absorb the carotenoid beta-carotene
and vitamin E.