Many diet and exercise interventions aimed at preventing childhood
obesity promote healthy diets and increased physical activity, but
do not appear to have radical impacts on reducing overweight and
obesity gain, finds a new review.
Palatinit officially launched its new carbohydrate Palatinose to
the US market at the IFT Food Expo in New Orleans this week,
reports Jess Halliday, giving formulators a new tool to
develop low glycemic foods.
Researchers at UCLA have reported that daily exercise and replacing
the typical high-fat American diet with low-fat, high-fiber foods
may slow the growth of breast cancer cells in postmenopausal women
by as much as 19 percent, writes...
Proposals to put cigarette-style health warnings on soft drinks to
highlight the harmful effects of too many sugary beverages has been
called patronizing by the American Beverage Association, writes
The scientific evidence on ephedra is not a closed book, according
to researchers at the University of California, who conducted a
study to determine whether repeated dosing and formulas including
caffeine contribute to the adverse...
Around a quarter of British men are 'in denial' about their waist
measurement, shows a new survey, revealing the difficult task faced
by marketers of health foods and weight loss products, writes
The high-protein, low-carb approach to weight loss has been
underpinned by new research from Australia showing that it can
provide overweight women with greater nutritional and metabolic
benefits than a high-carbohydrate diet, reports...
The maker of a new functional beverage that claims to burn calories
by increasing metabolism says products with net negative calories
are the next step in the evolution of the diet drinks market. But
can consumers be assured that...
The FDA will appeal to the United States Court of Appeal for the
Tenth Circuit over the Utah court ruling that the FDA had failed to
meet its burden of proof that a daily dose of 10 mg or less of
ephedrine alkaloids presents an unreasonable...
Obesity has long been known to increase the risk of health
conditions including heart disease, hypertension and respiratory
disease, but a new study suggests that it also causes accelerated
aging at a molecular level.