The extent of insurance coverage for complementary and alternative
medicine (CAM) may determine how often people use these practices,
according to new research by the Center for Alternative Medicine
Research and Education at Harvard's...
Natunola Health and Agriculture and Agri-Food Canada are to market
their flaxseed de-hulling and processing technology worldwide
following a new licensing agreement. The technology, which was
developed jointly by the two organisations,...
Stress is so much a part of modern day life that many people now
take it for granted. But a new study has shown that stress can be
bad for the heart, as it makes the body take longer to purge
harmful fats from the bloodstream.
The food we eat can have a major effect on the health of our genes,
and healthy genes are vital when it comes to protecting our bodies
against disease. Scientists are now calling for more research into
the beneficial effects on genes...
US food manufacturer Kashi has introduced an all-natural
nutrient-enhanced cereal designed specifically for heart health.
Called Heart to Heart, the high fibre cereal is also enhanced with
B-vitamins, antioxidants, grape seed extract...
The European Commission has taken the Italian authorities to the
European Court of Justice over its regulations governing sports
nutrition products. The Commission said that the Italian rules area
barrier to free trade within the...
US company Applied Food Sciences (AFS) has made yield improvements
in its Coffee Antioxidant Enhancement Technology, a proprietary
process that increases the quantity of natural antioxidants found
in brewed coffee.
It's tough being a coffee drinker. New research has shown that even
small levels of caffeine can decrease insulin sensitivity in
healthy humans, but cutting out the caffeine altogether can have
other effects. A separate study...