Southern Europe accounts for 39 per cent of the organic farmland in
the European Union yet its organic meat and dairy sector is the
most underdeveloped in Europe, according to recent research by
Canadian group Forbes Medi-Tech, a producer of cholesterol-lowering
food ingredients, has been approached by Novartis Consumer Health
to help it find a buyer for the Take Heart line of food products
enriched with Forbes' Reducol.
A natural substance which fights the fungus that harms foods such
as grapes, mulberries, peanuts and beansprouts may help prevent
cancer, according to a study published in the British Journal of
Cancer this week.
An American researcher who claimed last year that carrageenin from
the Philippines can cause cancer has admitted her research was at
best inconclusive, according to the Seaweed Industry Association of
the Philippines (SIAP).
Drugs more commonly used to treat depression and to help people
stop smoking can also lead to significant weight loss among obese
patients, according to the results of a study funded by drug maker
GlaxoSmithKline and presented at...
An investigation by a coalition of dietary supplement makers into a
possible link between popular health supplement kava kava and an
increased risk of liver failure has exonerated the herb, although
the study's author urged that...