Energy drinks push their way to the front of PepsiCo's portfolio as
the Gatorade brand drives forward third quarter sales alongside
more growth from diet and non-carbonated drinks, leaving fizzy cola
festering on the shelf.
Two long-awaited clinical trials on glucosamine have found the
shellfish-derived substance to significantly reduce the pain of
arthritic joints, and it may be better than a commonly used
painkiller in Europe.
French yoghurt and biscuit maker Danone said today that it is not
looking to acquire the Dutch infant nutrition firm Numico, after
rumours that Danone was making a bid pushed up the Dutch group's
Protecting the heart through healthy eating starts in earliest
childhood, says the American Heart Association which released its
new dietary recommendations for children and adolescents this week,
an initiative that coincides with...
The FTC and Canada's Competition Bureau are aiming to warn more
consumers off popping diet pills that make false claims for fast
weight-loss, with their own spoof website pretending to tout such
Flavanols, the natural chemicals found in chocolate, fruits and
tea, can boost the levels of nitric oxide in the blood of smokers
and reverse some of the smoking-related damage to blood vessels,
say German researchers.
German drugs group Merck KgaA, the maker of Seven Seas cod liver
oil supplements, said yesterday that it will launch a range of
natural joint health products in Asia in the coming year after
estimating the potential market to be worth...
The recent safety scandal over Vioxx and the withdrawal of the drug
from the market left a huge void in the joint care market. But
manufacturers of natural products have been jumping in with both
feet, eager to prove the safety and...
Eating foods containing phytoestrogens - like soya products, plant
oils and a range of different fruits and vegetables - appears to
reduce the risk of developing lung cancer even in smokers, reveals
new research out today.