Healthcare group Baxter has launched a range of bottled water with
added supplements. The company claims it is targeting those who are
aware of the importance of nutrition, but who are too busy to
maintain a healthy diet.
Trials to find out whether certain vegetables can relieve infection
with stomach cancer and ulcers could soon be underway, say the
researchers who have found a compound in broccoli that kills the
bacterium responsible for the infections.
American scientists could have discovered why the ancient Chinese
compound rubricine is effective in burn treatment, and the findings
also suggest that microbes may be slow to develop resistance to the
Potassium-rich foods such as bananas, tomatoes and orange juice
could help fight osteoporosis in post-menopausal women by helping
to reduce the level of calcium losses, report researchers from the
University of California San Francisco...
The recent decision by the UK Food Standards Agency not to
recommend the fortification of flour with folic acid has been
criticised by two of the experts on the UK government's nutrition
Fruit and vegetables are natural sources of many nutrients which
cna help the human body stave off a variety of illnesses. But new
techniques mean they can now be engineered to produce specific
remedies to specific problems.