Novogen is blaming lower US sales of its red clover-based
supplements in the first six months of 2004 on consumer confusion
due to the conflicting publicity regarding the safety and efficacy
of HRT and natural menopause products.
Strong demand for red clover-based supplements in Europe and
Australia is driving growth at isoflavones firm Novogen, which
reported a 6 per cent increase in sales of its consumer products
for the six months to end of December 2004.
An Oregon vineyard has received what is thought to be the first
federal government approval to label its wines' resveratrol
content, an antioxidant produced by grapes to fight fungi and
believed to reduce the risk of heart disease...
Missing breakfast has been shown to raise cholesterol levels and
reduce the body's response to insulin in a small study that raises
concern for the increasing numbers of people that skip the first
meal of the day.
Poor prenatal nutrition permanently damages the function of
insulin-producing cells in the pancreas, which could explain why
babies that weigh less at birth are at higher risk of diabetes, say
Calcium could reduce body weight by binding fat in the intestine
and increasing its excretion from the body, say Danish researchers,
who have provided the first clinical evidence to support a
mechanism for the weight loss effect of...
Supplements of either natural or synthetic source vitamin E almost
double the levels of this important antioxidant on the skin's
surface, report researchers this month, providing the first strong
evidence for the role of vitamin...
Vital Living is investing in its sales and marketing operations by
acquiring 100 percent of Wellness Watchers Systems, its former
50/50 joint venture with health and nutrition company Wellness
Functional foods look set to be the biggest new trend of the
decade, but large companies might not know how to leverage the
opportunities. Brand New Brands CEO Will Rosenzweig speaks to
Jess Halliday about how his new company plans...
US ingredients supplier SourceOne Global Partners has gained
non-GMO certification for a range of soy-based products that will
meet demand for non-GM health ingredients in Europe, writes