Calcium supplements no substitute for milk, new evidence
Unlike milk, the effect of bone-boosting calcium supplements in
young girls does not last, according to new research revealed this
week by the UK National Osteoporosis Society (NOS).
Scientists investigate alcohol - breast cancer link
The association of alcohol consumption with increased risk for
breast cancer led US researchers to summarise the available
epidemiologic information from human and animal investigations.
New functional food product in the baking
Scientists at the Ohio State University claim to have developed the
first heart-healthy and tasty soy bread that can legitimately carry
the FDA health claim.
Dietary supplement drink reduces laugh lines
Toki, said to be the first collagen replacement drink, designed to
reduce wrinkles and visible signs of aging hit the US shop shelves
Alchohol consumption harms the UK young
Cirrhosis of the liver killed more women in the UK than cervical
cancer in the 2000 with heavy drinking a contributory factor,
according to the annual report from the UK's Chief Medical Officer.
Brand design, key to nutraceutical growth
Nutraceutical companies are searching for ways to gain consumer
confidence, adopt quality standards, and find ways to work with the
LCP supplement for baby milk
Breast feeding may affect a child's intelligence as well as
bringing other benefits. But it is not always possible for women to
breastfeed. As a result, researchers are looking to develop a
bottle formula that more closely resembles...
Raw nutraceutical maker protects patents
Carrington Laboratories announced this week it is to aggressively
pursue any infringements on its patents, trademarks and other
Creatine for rapid muscle recovery, new evidence
Daily supplementation with creatine could accelerate the recovery
of leg muscle size and performance after being immobilised in a
cast for two weeks, report European researchers recently.
High-soy content dough receives patent
International patent for a cohesive machine-workable dough with a
high soy content, and products made from the dough.
Garlic supplements influence drug performance
Researchers have found garlic supplements can cause a potentially
harmful side effect when combined with a type of medication used to
Colour-coded diets for health
If the foods you eat are brown and beige, you are in trouble,
according to David Heber, director of the UCLA Center for Human
Nutrition and author of a new book on diet and colour.
Folate fortification combats memory loss
Fortification of grain products with the B vitamin folate may help
reduce memory loss in the over-60's. These are the latest findings
from data compiled by a recent nationwide health and nutrition
survey, NHANES III, carried...
One in seven UK elderly malnourished
One in seven elderly Britons suffers from malnutrition, even though
Britain is one of the world's richest nations, according to a
report published on Wednesday.
Vitamin packs head to developing countries
Naturally Vitamins, a US manufacturer and distributor of
nutraceutical products, is to team up with the charity, MAP
International, this holiday season