A hearing by a US Senate Subcommittee on the illegal use of
steroids is told that the Council for Responsible Nutrition is
drawing up guidelines to warn young athletes of the potential risks
involved in taking legally-produced supplements...
Researchers from the USDA's Agricultural Research Centre and Purdue
University have created a tomato which has nearly three-and-a-half
times the usual amount of the carotenoid as a happy side effect of
a GM process.
Leading Brands, the Canadian beverage manufacturer and distributor,
has begun shipments of its new "optimised performance
beverage" TREK after an extremely positive reaction from
distributors involved in earlier trials.
Gum Tech, the Utah-based company which produces the Zicam
homeopathic cold remedy and other innovative pharmaceutical
products, has announced plans to change its name to Matrixx
Initiatives and to launch a number of new products within...
Wild Oats Markets, the US-based natural and organic foods retailer,
has signed a distribution deal with the Dutch food producer
Koninklijke Wessanen whose Tree of Life unit already distributes
natural food products throughout the...
Researchers from Canada have discovered that many dietary
supplement users are unaware of the tolerable upper limits and as
such could be putting themselves at risk instead of doing
themselves some good.
A series of studies carried out by the University at Buffalo in the
US show that while a diet of high-calorie fast food can have an
adverse effect on the arteries, supplementing that diet with
antioxidant vitamins such as vitamin...