Increasing omega-3 fatty acid intake in the diet at the expense of
omega-6 fatty acids may boost bone health and reduce the risk of
osteoporosis later in life, if a new study in mice can be
translated into humans.
The heart healthy reputation of epigallocatechin gallate (EGCG),
the main extract from green tea, may be due in part to improvement
in blood flow through the vessels, suggests a clinical trial from
More than 80 percent of Americans say they consume or are
interested in consuming functional food and beverages, according to
a survey from the International Food Information Council (IFIC)
New York State-based Fortitech announced its Asia Pacific
operations have secured a manufacture and supply contract for iron
premix with the Pakistan Ministry of Health's National Wheat Flour
Nutraceutical developer Provexis says it is in advanced discussions
over exiting its demonstration juice brand Sirco to focus on the
future, as it reports strong sales and a reduction in its operating
loss in the full year ended March...
The use of calcium ascorbate with threonate in food supplements is
comparable in bioavailability to ascorbic acid as a vitamin C
source, and does not pose health threats in the doses used, says a
new opinion from EFSA.