Eating grapefruit, long recommended by diet programmes for weight
loss, may indeed impact the body's insulin levels, speeding up
metabolism and leading to weight loss, say researchers from the
US-based Scripps Clinic.
Greater integration of research and further emphasis on continuing
evaluation of programs will inform the revised strategy of the US
office of dietary supplement, which this week released its plans
for the next five years.
Strong growth in cultures and human health products partly driven
by developments in the dairy industry, as well as rises for colours
and flavours, helped first quarter ingredients sales at Danish firm
Flying in the face of the massively popular low carb Atkins diet,
controversy linked to the efficacy of the regime looks set to
continue with new evidence suggesting the precise opposite - a high
carbohydrate, low fat diet - is 'better...
Obesity-related US medical costs reached $75 billion in 2003 with
taxpayers paying up to $175 annually to foot the bill, reports a
new study. According to weight-loss-diet-i.com, sales of diet pills
and related supplements have been...
Dietary lycopene may significantly reduce the risk of heart
disease, suggests new research, which found that women with the
highest levels of the antioxidant in their blood had a 34 per cent
reduced risk of the disease compared to...
Degussa BioActives has obtained a court injunction against creatine
manufacturer Muscle Marketing USA that will prevent it from making
false statements and claims about its creatine serum and its
stability and effectiveness.
Three coral calcium marketers have been prohibited in a new FTC
settlement from making claims that suggest the product can treat or
cure cancer, multiple sclerosis, heart disease, high blood
pressure, and other serious diseases.
Six months after filing a petition with the Food and Drug
Administration (FDA) for a health claim on lycopene products,
health products supplier American Longevity has extended the
proposed list of claims.
A new study has found that most lutein and zeaxanthin supplements
meet their ingredients claims but often vary largely in strength.
Daily doses varied by 90-fold from as little as 0.25 mg to as much
as 22.5 mg per day, reports ConsumerLab.com.
Millions of dollars in investment poured into a new technology may
pay off for US food manufacturer Dreyer's Grand Ice Cream Holdings.
Targeting the low-fat market, the company said that it has
developed a revolutionary "slow...