According to researchers, the US government-recommended diets for
preventing heart disease do not contain enough essential fats, the
kind of fatty acids found in vegetables, lean meats, fish, and
It is the general belief today that low blood cholesterol is key in
reducing cardiovascular disease. This opinion has now been
challenged by data from the Honolulu Heart Program, a large
epidemiological study of cardiovascular disease.
Antioxidant compounds found in soy foods have been shown to reduce
levels of hormones associated with breast cancer risk in women. A
new study suggests that other factors associated with soy may also
play a role in lowering cancer...
Galaxy Nutritional Foods, a US producer of plant-based dairy
alternatives, announced on July 30 that distribution of its Rice,
Veggy, and Soymage dairy alternatives are going into large UK
The latest campaign against genetically modified foods took place
in Canada on Tuesday when consumer groups, scientists and farmers
joined forces to demand the federal government postpone approval of
genetically modified wheat.