The future of biotech plants and animals
The non-profit group Pew Initiative on Food & Biotechnology
announced that a new generation of genetically engineered products,
ranging from blue roses to anti-HIV spinach, is being developed to
Colourful plate for health benefits
Heat and lots of colour may be what people need to get all the
health benefits from phytochemicals associated with disease
ADM takes Novasoy®
ADM Nutraceuticals and the American Menopause Foundation launched
the Novasoy® Natural Power Tour in the United States.
Coffee boasts bountiful antioxidants
Coffee contains four times the amount of health-boosting
antioxidants as green tea, reveals a new study that examined the
effects of green tea, cocoa, herbal teas and coffee on antioxidant
Algae - the healthy ingredient
Market analysts Frost & Sullivan investigate the various
applications for food ingredients sourced from algae, the potential
health benefits of algae and the future of this ingredient.
Alcohol may lower risk of brain diseases
New research found that moderate alcohol consumption among elderly
patients seemed to prevent age-related brain injuries such as
silent stroke and white matter disease.
Vit. B plays role in stroke prevention
Supplementing the diet with vitamin B and folic acid to keep
homocysteine level low may help in the prevention of strokes.
Milk may prevent breast cancer
A study published in the September issue of the International
Journal of Cancer has shown that childhood and adult milk
consumption can protect against breast cancer.
Genes for eternal life
Why do individuals in certain families live longer than others? Is
there a genetic type that will dictate a long life? Recent findings
published in the Proceedings of the National Academy of Sciences
this week suggest that this may...
Insurance coverage for vitamin supplements?
The American Senate is taking steps to ensure that dietary
supplements, like prescription drugs, would be covered by health
Chocolate for hearty health
Good news for chocoholics - it may actually enhance your health,
U.S. researchers said on Monday at the British Association for the
Advancement of Science in Glasgow.
Healthy diet early in life key to prevent heart diseases
According to a survey from Opinion Research Corporation, 78 per
cent of American parents are not aware that signs of heart disease
begin developing during childhood.
Low-cal diet slows down aging process
Elderly mice put on a low-calorie regime saw anti-aging effects
that researchers say suggests older humans could reap the benefits
of such diets.
Fish for fighting depression
Eating more fish could help people suffering from depression,
according to new research to be presented this week, the New
Zealand Dietetic Association said on Tuesday
Not so easy for Asian organic farmers
Given the growing list of food safety issues, Asian consumers are
joining the global trend towards organic produce. However, it is
American, European and Australian producers that are reaping the