The safety of the Atkins Diet and other high-protein,
low-carbohydrate diets has been criticised after a preliminary
report released last week linked one death and numerous illnesses
to the weight loss regime.
Less than half a teaspoon of cinnamon daily could significantly
reduce the risk factors for diabetes and cardiovascular disease in
people with type 2 diabetes, suggests a small trial in next month's
Diabetes Care journal.
The Cognis Group, a leader in antioxidant and botanical
ingredients, announced recently that it is near to completing
construction of the world's largest stand-alone manufacturing
facility for phytosterols.
As research progesses into the possible health benefits linked to
breast-feeding scientists continue to look at the alternatives
available in infant formulae. New evidence from a Cochrane review
concludes that where exclusive breast-feeding...
Leading ingredients firm Danisco has announced its second licensing
deal for the Howaru probiotic strain with Chile's biggest dairy
processor Soprole. The agreement looks set to generate significant
interest among food makers...
Canada's Food Inspection Agency is preparing an investigation into
the efficacy and safety of a range of sports nutrition products,
including energy bars, isotonic sports drinks and weight loss
formulas after a secret report...
A new gelatine replacer from Dutch company DMV International
carried off the gold award for the most innovative new ingredient
on the marketplace, rounding off the first day of the bustling Fi
Europe exhibition that opened its doors...
Cranberry specialist Northland posts a $4m profit in its fiscal
fourth quarter, an improvement over the prior year's net loss, and
says it market share is on the rise; it is also looking into
FACT, the Canadian developer of functional ingredients and products
for the baked goods industry, is to launch a range of cereal bars
and premixes in a variety of flavors - the latest arrival in an
increasingly crowded market place.
With obesity on both sides of the Atlantic reaching worryingly high
levels, regulators and health professionals in the US will read
with interest the findings of a conference held in London today,
especially the role that carbohydrates...
The Fi Europe awards committee, that last month creamed off eight
out of 40 new products shortlisted for the final selection, picked
the latest texturant in the FCI range from French company Limagrain
Cereales Ingredients for the...
Moves by the FDA to introduce tougher regulations governing
nutritional labels for packaged foods are likely to be strongly
resisted by the food industry. Better education about what to eat
would be a more effective way of fighting...
Cargill Health & Food Technologies has launched a new soy
isoflavone ingredient developed specifically for the dietary
supplement industry. AdvantaSoy Compress, produced in the same way
as AdvantaSoy Clear, can be customised and...
Changing eatring patterns, exceptional charges and lower sales
volumes conspired to push Galaxy Nutritional Foods into the red in
he second quarter of the year. But the Orlando-based group said a
new financing deal should allow it...