People eating a mixed diet of lower-fat and high-fat foods consume
more vitamins and minerals than those who stick to only lower-fat
foods or high-fat foods, according to a study by researchers in the
Omega-3 fish oil and specialty fish meal products producer Omega
Protein Corporation, last week reported net income for the first
quarter of 2003 of $2.6 million compared with a net income of $2.7
million for the first quarter of...
Many of the health benefits linked with foods have yet to be fully
proven, and following on from last week's report highlighting the
conflicting evidence on soya, the latest reports on fiber seem
equally confusing. Two new studies...
Natural ingredient manufacturer Kemin Foods last week voiced its
support for the US Food and Drug Administration's new initiative to
strengthen labeling, manufacturing and product quality requirements
for the dietary supplement...
New GMP regulations, crisis over ephedra and recent media reports
slamming use of vitamins and herbals, have all shaken the industry,
not to mention the difficult economy, and a major supplement recall
in Australia last week. Which...
A dietary supplement containing soy extract genistein reduced
prostate-specific antigen levels by as much as 61 per cent in a
group of prostate cancer patients undergoing 'watchful waiting' for
their disease, report University...
A dietary supplement derived from sternum collagen can improve the
pain and stiffness in osteoarthritis patients, claims maker BioCell
Technology, which suggests the product could be an alternative to
Encouraging 2003 Q2 results for nutritional supplements
manufacturer Nutraceutical International Corporation reported
yesterday, with increases in both net sales and net income compared
to the same period in 2002.
Balchem reported a small rise in net sales, up 3 per cent, during
the first quarter of 2003, although sales in its Encapsulated
products segment dropped, owing to the current difficult economy
for the food industry.