An experimental compound called C75 can help suppress the appetite
and promote weight loss, according to new research. But the results
of tests on mice show that the compound is only effective in obese
subjects and has only a short...
A new test is being developed to allow oat and barley breeders to
detect high levels of beta-glucans, cell wall plant components
which have been shown to have reduce the risk of heart disease in
Consumption of cocoa rich in flavonols, a sub-group of naturally
occurring flavonoids, may be associated with the modulation of
nitric oxide, according to new research from a team of scientists
at Brigham and Women's Hospital...
The National Heart Forum (NHF) in UK yesterday launched a new
programme called young@heart, offering a number of recommendations
promoting an active lifestyle and a diet low in fat and rich in
fruit and vegetables for the nation's...
This month saw the first annual workshop of the Food, GI-tract
Functionality and Human Health Cluster (PROEUHEALTH), a grouping of
64 research partners from 16 European countries working together to
obtain greater knowledge of the...