The US-based Physicians Committee for Responsible Medicine (PCRM)
has criticised what it claims is the over-emphasis on milk's
ability to build strong bones, prompting an angry response from
activist group, the Center for Consumer...
Drugs which are unable to pass the blood-brain barrier, which stops
them getting into the brain where they could be potentially
beneficial to health, could hitch a ride on the back of vitamin C,
according to new research from Italy.
A recent survey by the National Consumers League (NCL) in the US
shows that 75% of Americans believe that products labelled
'natural' should contain at least 90% or more natural ingredients
and that 86% of those questioned...
The high profile recall of ephedra products in both Canada and
France in recent days has been backed up by new research from the
New England Medical Center published in the January issue of the
Mayo Clinic Proceedings.
The US Federal Trade Commission has begun legal proceedings against
Enforma Natural Products after the company failed to comply with
its May 2000 ruling that it substantiate claims made in relation to
weight loss products.
Understanding why some plants like spinach store much of their
calcium in a crystalline form could help scientists develop more
nutritious varieties of vegetables, reports the Functional Food