All news articles for September 2012

FDA not ready to start FSMA registration process

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FDA not ready to start FSMA registration process

By Hank Schultz

The Food and Drug administration announced via e-mail alert late Friday that the procedure for food facility registrations will not be ready to be implemented by Monday, Oct. 1, the day the biennial registration procedure was supposed to begin as mandated...

Pepsi backs Dutch muscle function project

Pepsi backs Dutch muscle function project

By Shane Starling

Food giant PepsiCo has joined a private-public research project in the Netherlands that is investigating how nutrition affects muscle function in athletes and the elderly.

Polyphenol-rich apple juice shows obesity benefits

Polyphenol-rich apple juice shows obesity benefits

By Stephen Daniells

A daily glass of cloudy apple juice may decrease body fat in obese people, compared to a control beverage, with greater effects noted in individuals with certain genetic profiles.

Multivitamin shows brain boosting activity for elderly women

Multivitamin shows brain boosting activity for elderly women

By Stephen Daniells

A daily multivitamin and mineral supplement with added herbal ingredients may boost performance accuracy and enhance neural efficiency in older women, suggest data from a randomized controlled trial from Australia.

Douglas Labs launches Klean Athlete sports line

Douglas Labs launches Klean Athlete sports line

By Hank Schultz

Sometimes less is more, as in the new line of supplements from Douglas Laboratories called Klean Athlete. The line was formulated to help athletes feel healthier, without claiming to make them run faster or jump higher.

Congress recognizes 100th anniversary of the vitamin

Congress recognizes 100th anniversary of the vitamin

By Hank Schultz

If only Casimir Funk were alive today to see what he hath wrought.  A resolution in the U.S. Congress on Wednesday recognized the 100th anniversary of the discovery of the vitamin, a discovery—attributed to Funk—that set the stage for the 21st century’s...

Hop extract shows weight management potential

Hop extract shows weight management potential

By Stephen Daniells

Extracts from hops (Humulus lupulus L.) may help manage weight and increase ‘metabolic flexibility’ in mice fed a high fat diet, researchers report.

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