Supplement marketer Nutrition For Life International has signed a
sponsorship agreement with the Continental Basketball Association
to promote Nutrition for Life's products through its communication
Having a drink at least three times a week may help protect men
from heart attacks, report researchers in the US in this week's
New England Journal of Medicine. The observational study,
which tracked the drinking habits of nearly...
Leading supplements retailer General Nutrition Centers has launched
its first weight loss dietary supplement which does not contain the
ephedra herb. Called GNC Total Lean, the product comes with a meal
and exercise program to help...
Innovative Technology Acquisition said this week it will begin
marketing and distributing the first dietary supplement developed
by its subsidiary BioSource Therapeutics, during the first quarter
of 2003. Nutraplete is designed to...
The research laboratory Bio-Technical Resources today announced it
is commercialising its technology to produce glucosamine by
microbial fermentation, with product availability in the first
quarter of 2003.
Eating fish may help to reverse some of the damage caused by
smoking, according to new research by scientists in Ireland. The
researchers found that taurine, an amino acid present in fish,
restored normal vessel function in smokers,...
German chemicals company Degussa has sold its Frankfurt/Main-based
biopharmaceutical company Zentaris to Canadian firm AEterna
Laboratories for approximately €50 million, the company said last
week. The move marks the much-talked...
DuPont, the largest US chemical company, and the leading oilseed
processor Bunge, are joining forces to launch a soy ingredients
business, the firms announced this week. The venture will tap into
the booming market for health foods.
Most melatonin supplements in a recent review met their label
claims and were free of lead contamination, according to testing
organisation ConsumerLab.com. The organisation found that 16 of 18
melatonin dietary supplements tested...
Following recent moves by the US government to allow further
labelling of health claims on foods, the Canadian government last
week announced new mandatory nutrition labellingin a bid to help
Canadians make informed choices for healthy...
Supplement maker ATX Sports has launched a range of nutritional
products tailored according to sport and gender. The company claims
that its approach marks a divergence from the many mass-marketed,
"one size fits all" supplements.
As consumerism continues on its upward curve, new figures released
this week show that obesity and diabetes epidemics continued to
escalate in 2001. In just over ten years, obesity has increased by
more that 70 per cent in the US.
Men who eat fish once a month or more have a reduced risk of
ischemic stroke, compared with those who eat fish less often,
according to researchers reporting in a recent issue of The
Journal of the American Medical Association. Even...