Nature's Sunshine Products, the US herb and vitamin manufacturer,
reported a 7 per cent drop in sales for the first quarter ended 31
March 2002. Sales revenue was $75.9 million (€85.3m) compared to
$81.7 million for the same...
PepsiCo reported a 14 per cent increase in first-quarter net
income, citing strength in its largest divisions, Frito-Lay and
Pepsi-Cola in North America. There was also a very strong quarter
from energy drink brand, Gatorade.
A study by the National Cancer Institute, presented this week at
the Experimental Biology 2002 meeting in New Orleans, shows that
even moderate caloric restriction reduced by 60 per cent the number
of precancerous intestinal polyps...
Consuming a milk formula high in carbohydrates during the critical
early weeks of postnatal life causes permanent changes in
metabolism making the infants more likely to develop obesity in
later years, finds a study by University...
Medifast, the US nutritional food manufacturer, has launched
Medifast Plus For Diabetics, a range of soy-based meal replacement
products which includes shakes, bars, soups, oatmeal and
Patients suffering from type 2 diabetes are to be the focus of a
new study sponsored by supplement producer Nutrition 21. The
company wants to evaluate the effects of its recently-patented
chromium picolinate and biotin supplement,...
Cranberries are the fruit with the greatest antioxidant properties,
according to a number of studies presented this week at the
Experimental Biology 2002 meeting and at the 223rd national meeting
of the American Chemical Society earlier...
The Hemp Industries Association (HIA) in the US said it was
confident that the Court of Appeals would uphold its claim that the
Drug Enforcement Administration's (DEA's) attempt to ban nutritious
hemp foods was illegal and...