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Trehalose to enter Western markets

American agribusiness Cargill has signed an agreement with a Japanese company to sell its sugar alternative, Trehalose, in the Western hemisphere, reported Bloomberg News. The...

Strong sterol sales boost revenues for Forbes Medi-Tech

Canadian biopharmaceutical company Forbes Medi-Tech reported revenues of C$2.4 billion (€1.6bn) in the first quarter of fiscal 2002, double the figures of the comparative period...

Children's diet worse than in post-war period

Health experts are warning that children are more unhealthy today than they were during post-war rationing, reports BBC Online. The report claims that there is...

Vitamin E could offer breakthrough in prostate cancer treatment

New research shows that vitamin E could inhibit the development of prostate cancer. Researchers from the University of Rochester in the US reported on their...

Healthy instinct fails with greater choice of foods, new study

A new study suggests that our instinctive "nutritional wisdom" fails when unhealthy food choices are more available than healthier nutrients. Research carried out on rodents...

Soybean science in space

US company DuPont is to begin research in space in order to increase scientific knowledge about soybeans, one of the world's most popular crops. DuPont...

Antioxidants in supplements fight infection in athletes

Athletes who participate in "extreme" exercise such as marathon running may benefit from taking daily antioxidant supplements, finds a new study. The study, published in...

Vitafoods a success, exhibitors say

Visitors at this year's Vitafoods exhibition reached more than 3,400 according to the organisers, and attracted many of the world's leadingscientists and experts who presented...

Enzymatic Therapy launches fibre tablet

US supplement and vitamin manufacturer Enzymatic Therapy has introduced a fibre tablet that can be taken without water. The chewable tablets are said to promote...

European whey processing venture

Volac International of the UK and Dutch group D.O.C Kaas are to form a new joint venture company which will use cutting edge technology to...

Energy drinks - the advertising dream

The booming energy drinks market has prompted advertising agency Liquid Billboards to use the beverage in publicity campaigns. The company adds graphics and advertising to...

Roche to sell vitamins unit to DSM

A report from German newspaper Badische Zeitung today is to reveal that Swiss drug company Roche will sell its vitamins division to DSM, the Dutch...

Carolwood defiant over MSM licence

Carolwood Corporation, which who this week had its exclusive licence for MSM revoked, has said that it intends to continue manufacturing and selling the nutritional...

Herbal newswire launched

The UK government has launched a new information service warning about the potential dangers of certain remedies, reports Health-Newswire.com. Showing evidence of the increasing recognition...

Safety strategy for alternative medicine

The World Health Organisation (WHO) has launched a global plan to address the issue of safety in the practice of alternative medicine. The strategy provides...

Supply chain taints organic produce in Germany

Retailers in Germany, including Metro and Rewe, have removed numerous organic products from their stores after a feed distribution company was discovered to have sold...

Baxter innovates in dietary supplements

A subsidiary of Baxter International has launched a range of bottled water with added nutrients. It claims that the products are the first of their...

Nicotine - drug or supplement?

A nicotine-enhanced bottled water, soon to hit the American market, is causing controversy with anti-smoking campaigners. Nico Water, made by QuickTest5, contains two or four...

Alternative therapies gain recognition

Italy's National Medical Association FNOMCEO has declared certain forms of alternative medicine to be legitimate treatments, reports Reuters. FNOMCEO formally recognised nine forms of alternative...

Zinc supplements are good news for children

Zinc-fortified foods may be the most effective way of ensuring adequate growth for children, especially those in developing countries, American researchers have found. A meta-analysis...

Higher fibre intake linked to later periods

Pre-pubescent girls who consume more fibre in their diets can halve the risk of early onset of menstruation, according to scientists at the University of...

Broccoli to fight ulcers and stomach cancer

Sulforaphane, a compound found in broccoli and broccoli sprouts, has been found to kill the bacterium responsible for the majority of stomach cancers. The findings...

Chinese herb explained

A team of Maryland researchers may be able to explain the beneficial effects of rubricine, a herb widely used in traditional Chinese medicine, according to...

Bread benefits

A British company claims it is has made the first loaf of bread with added vitamin C, reports Ananova.com.Vitamin C has been used until now...

Bananas, orange juice can help fight bone disease

Potassium-rich foods such as bananas, tomatoes and orange juice could help fight osteoporosis in post-menopausal women by helping to reduce the level of calcium losses,...

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