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Fish-eating mums influence baby growth?

A mother-to-be who eats fish during the later stages of pregnancy is less likely to have a very small baby, according to researchers from the University of Bristol in the...

Herbalife launches 'personalized' supplements

The challenge to launch an original product in an already saturated health food market was accepted by Herbalife International, which announced the introduction of ShapeWorks, a personalized approach to weight...

Weight loss linked to brain signals, the challenge of eating less

A highly complex web of signals in the brain that are vulnerable to a single error could explain why some overweight people cannot shed the kilos through simple diet and...

Walnut ALA good for cardiovascular health

Walnut consumption lowers total cholesterol levels as well as LDL or "bad" cholesterol. This may be due to the walnuts rich source of alpha-linolenic acid (ALA) which can also improve...

Omega alternatives to fish oil need more promotion

Fish oil is perhaps the most widely used source of omega-3 fatty acids but it is by no means the only source. Firms providing alternative sources to fish oil omega-3...

Citrus peel to reduce cholesterol

A compound found in the peels of citrus fruit has the potential to lower cholesterol more effectively than some prescription drugs, and without side effects, according to a study by...

Cabbage to fight cancer?

Chemicals produced by some vegetables when they are chopped, chewed or otherwise processed could kill colon cancer cells - new evidence that diet could play an important role in fighting...

Soy benefits reduced through food processing?

In what could be seen as a blow to the fast-growing market for soy products, a new study from the US suggests that processing soy for use in supplements and...

Fortified cereal may protect against heart disease risk

Breakfast cereals fortified with folic acid and other B vitamins could help consumers protect against heart disease by lowering levels of homocysteine, suggests new research.

New research doubles protein and oil content in corn

With global corn stocks at 20 year lows and prices slated to continue their upward rise in 2004 the prospect of a new technology that doubles the protein and oil...

Iron deficiency impacts children into teenage years

Teenagers who suffered iron deficiency as infants are likely to score lower on cognitive and motor tests, even if that iron deficiency was identified and treated in infancy, a new...

DHA from mother boosts infant development, further findings

A recent study builds on evidence that new mothers consuming supplements of the omega 3 fatty acid DHA - naturally found in breast milk - could contribute to the development...

Probiotics to ease gut problems in autistic young

Probiotics could play an important role in helping autistic children by tackling the neurotoxins and bacteria in the gut which can cause the condition, according to new research, writes Chris...

Burcon/Fraunhofer collaboration investigates 'added-value' in canola proteins

The potential health benefits of canola proteins wil be the focus of a research collaboration after Burcon NutraScience and the Fraunhofer Institute announced they would join forces to investigate Burcon's...

Mother's milk lowers obesity risk, understanding the mechanism

Human milk has long been thought to have an effect on reducing the likelihood of obesity among adults, but scientists have struggled to say exactly why this is the case...

NAC supplement for brain damage in boys

A supplement form of the amino acid cysteine may be able to help treat brain damage in boys, say US researchers, by replenishing the body's levels of the powerful antioxidant...

Wine beneficial in old age

A study presented at the Annual Meeting of the American Academy of Neurology last week in the US suggests that moderate wine consumption and drinking coffee can help you live...

Soy peptide stops tumor growth?

A soy ingredient used extensively in supplements could hold the power to inhibit the growth of tumor cells, says Chinese biotech firm American Oriental Bioengineering, announcing new findings for soybean...

St. John's wort fails to meet quality standards

St. John's wort supplements, which can be taken to treat depression, do not meet quality standards according to researchers whose findings prove just how differing health supplements are in their...

Scientists probe link between obesity and eating patterns

As society ponders the reasons for the rising tide of obesity in children, researchers in the US suggest that the 'striking alterations' in children's meal patterns over the past 20...

Z-trim given the thumbs up

Z-Trim, the all-natural, zero calorie fat replacement that reduces calories and increases healthy insoluble fiber in a variety of products does not alter the original recipe's taste, no matter what...

Lean beef for essential iron uptake

Diets rich in lean beef can help teenagers maintain their levels of useable iron and contribute to balanced eating habits, say researchers at the University of Iowa College of Public...

Global soy stocks still vulnerable

Health food manufacturers using soy ingredients may face new price rises if soybean supply continues to be hit by unprecedented demand in China and drought in major producer countries.

Kangaroo meat 5 times more CLA than lamb

The meat of Australia's bush kangaroo may be the highest known source of the healthy fat CLA, an Australian scientist has discovered.

Vitamin D to prevent falls in the elderly

Vitamin D supplementation appears to reduce the risk of falls among institutionalised elderly people by more than 20 per cent, concludes an analysis of the research carried out to date.

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