Burcon NutraScience Corporation has made headway in improving the
physical and functional properties of its canola proteins with a
view to seeing them used in a broader range of products, reports
Hydrolysed whey proteins significantly reduce blood pressure in a
small clinical trial, likely by altering multiple cardiovascular
disease risk facters, reported researchers at a recent diabetes
conference, writes Dominique Patton.
With growing interest in the role played by genes on health, the
Fred Hutchinson Cancer Research Center in the US is conducting a
study, called DIGEST, to examine the interplay of genes and diet on
the body's detoxifying machinery.
New research published this week could help scientists to explain
the role of magnesium in regulating blood pressure. US scientists
show how magnesium activates microscopic ion channels in the
membrane of a cell, important in blood...
An independent assessment of the manufacturing capacities of Burcon
NutraScience has confirmed that the Canadian company will be able
to produce it canola protein isolates Puratein and Supertein on a
large scale, at significant yield...
Scientists at the US Agricultural Research Service (ARS) report
this week that they have developed a new chromium formulation that
people can absorb into the bloodstream better than anything on the
market, they claim