Calcium supplements, previously shown to cut the risk of colorectal
polyps, appears to have the greatest effect on advanced colorectal
adenomas, considered to be most strongly associated to invasive
colorectal cancer, according to...
Little evidence supports either the safety or efficacy of
nutritional supplements in helping to improve diabetes-related
conditions despite strong public interest in natural therapies,
according to the head of a government-funded...
Taking daily supplements of chromium picolinate and biotin could
help type 2 diabetes patients reduce the costs associated with
managing their disease, suggests an economic analysis of the
benefits to diabetes seen in previous trials.
Exercise is more influential than calcium intake in determining
bone strength in young women, say US researchers, who found that
daily calcium intake had no significant impact on bone gain during
Calcium supplementation in girls, even before puberty, may help
prevent later osteoporosis, perhaps in part by bringing on earlier
menstruation, according to a study presented at a world congress on
osteoporosis last month.
Dutch chemicals firm DSM has opened a €12 million food research and
product development centre, which is expected to speed up the time
it takes for a new product to reach the market and boost creativity
in food ingredient design.
Iron-deficient women who take supplements of the nutrient to remedy
the impact on their physical performance could be wasting their
time, suggests a new study. But for those not yet anemic but
deficient of iron in body tissues, supplements...