Almonds can substantially reduce the level of bad cholesterol,
protect against heart disease and protect the body's cells from
damage, according to research presented at a conference in the US
this week. But another study also...
People suffering from the disabling disease multiple sclerosis (MS)
could help slow the rate of cognitive decline by taking the popular
herbal supplement Ginkgo biloba, according to research published
Scottish farmers who have until recently ignored the potentially
lucrative herb market, could soon respond to the growing interest
in medicinal herbs thanks to a recent research grant, reports
Women over the age of 65 who took vitamin D had nearly one-third
less risk of dying from heart disease as women who did not take the
supplements, according to research presented at the American Heart
Association's Asia Pacific...
The US-based nutritional supplements manufacturer has presented
evidence at the recentExperimental Biology's Annual Scientific
Conference in New Orleans which suggests the role played by
chromium picolinate supplementation in...
Nature's Sunshine Products, the US herb and vitamin manufacturer,
reported a 7 per cent drop in sales for the first quarter ended 31
March 2002. Sales revenue was $75.9 million (€85.3m) compared to
$81.7 million for the same...
PepsiCo reported a 14 per cent increase in first-quarter net
income, citing strength in its largest divisions, Frito-Lay and
Pepsi-Cola in North America. There was also a very strong quarter
from energy drink brand, Gatorade.
A study by the National Cancer Institute, presented this week at
the Experimental Biology 2002 meeting in New Orleans, shows that
even moderate caloric restriction reduced by 60 per cent the number
of precancerous intestinal polyps...
Consuming a milk formula high in carbohydrates during the critical
early weeks of postnatal life causes permanent changes in
metabolism making the infants more likely to develop obesity in
later years, finds a study by University...