Persuading children to eat healthily may not be as difficult as was
once feared. New research from the Institute of Grocery
Distribution (IGD) in the UK has shown that children as young as
seven are aware of the need for a balanced...
Yesterday we reported on new evidence supporting the claim that the
antioxidant properties of tea can be good for maintaining blood
flow, but research presented at the same Nutrition Week conference
shows that these properties vary...
The decision by the Canadian government to set up a Natural Health
Products Directorate to further regulate the country's natural
health product (NHP) market has been called "a waste of time and
money" in a new study...
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).