US soy processor Central Soya reported that a study carried out by
researchers at the University of Massachusetts shows that
consumption of Alpha protein, a new soy protein ingredient,
significantly lowered total and LDL blood cholesterol...
A new information sheet for British pharmacists detailing the
interactions of St Johns Wort with prescribed medicines has been
published by the Royal Pharmaceutical Society of Great Britain this
A conference to discuss how North Carolina's agricultural
communities can tap into the $40 -50 billion US natural medicinal
products market is taking place at the University of North Carolina
at Chapel Hill today.
ZonePerfect Nutrition Company is launching five new nutrition bar
flavours at the Natural Products Expo East show taking place this
weekend in Washington. The company says the new flavours are in
response to high demand for its products.
Proposed new legislation which would tighten the rules governing
the labelling of foodstuffs in a bid to reduce the risk of
consumers suffering from allergic reactions to certain ingredients
has passed the latest stage of its journey...
US marketer of private label vitamins saw sales drop in its 2003
first quarter, due to the sale of two brands in July this year.
However gross profit and operating income was up on the same period
A recent study in US schools shows that students' milk consumption
and nutrition status can be significantly improved by increasing
the range of flavours on offer and the quality of milk provided in
Although diet is implicated in scores of illnesses and healthcare
concerns, a new study finds that just one in four American women
initiate conversations with their doctors about nutrition. And 53
per cent of those who visited a doctor...
Consumer preferences are currently moving towards easily prepared
food, less severely processed (vitamins and nutrients preserved),
natural (without preservatives and other artificial additives),
healthy (functional food, low fat,...
Both soy supplements and hormone replacement therapy appear to
improve risk factors for heart disease in women with diabetes,
according to a report on two new studies published this week. The
findings present conflicting evidence...