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...
Glanbia Nutritional Products is hoping to build on growing consumer
awareness of the link between dairy foods and weight loss, with a
new ingredient specifically designed to add the beneficial
components of milk products to other...
A minority of zinc supplements, one of the most popular mineral
supplements in the US, which can be taken to treat the common cold,
do not meet quality standards according to researchers whose
findings prove just how differing mineral...
Zinc supplements could increase the effectiveness of stimulants
used to treat children with attention deficit hyperactivity
disorder (ADHD), the most common childhood behavioural disorder
that affects around one in every 25 school-aged...
The FDA has clamped down on the labeling of OTC drugs publishing
new rules that require content and warning labeling for levels of
calcium, magnesium, sodium, or potassium that might be harmful to
people with certain underlying medical...
Japan's Agriculture and Livestock Industries Corporation (ALIC) has
teamed up with two research bodies to develop a new functional
fermented miso derived from skimmed milk, that contains three times
as much calcium as regular...
Nutrition 21, specialising in chromium-based nutritional
supplements, almost halved losses in the three months to December
as it shed costs associated with its discontinued Lite-Bites
business and achieved higher pricing for its core...
Three coral calcium marketers have been prohibited in a new FTC
settlement from making claims that suggest the product can treat or
cure cancer, multiple sclerosis, heart disease, high blood
pressure, and other serious diseases.
Iron intake from red meat may be associated with the risk of type 2
diabetes, new research suggests. The finding comes in the wake of
new figures demonstrating the huge popularity of high-protein,
Supplement manufacturer Nutrition 21 has filed a health claim
petition with the US Food and Drug Administration (FDA) for use of
eight dietary supplement health claims associating chromium
picolinate supplementation with reduced risk...
A diet high in magnesium may help prevent the development of type 2
diabetes, especially in people who are overweight, suggests
evidence reported in two new studies out next month. The findings
add weight to theories that vitamins...
Children should be strongly encouraged to regularly include
calcium-rich foods and drinks in their diets, report US
researchers, after a new study confirms the negative association
between the mineral and body fat.
Velvet antler extract could enhance athletic performance according
to a recent study. Used for over 2000 years in China, Russia and
Korea, a US company is hoping to introduce consumers to its many
Growing concerns over obesity and wellbeing in an increasingly
health conscious society are set to dramatically impact innovation
in the ingredients, cosmeceutical and even fast food industries,
predicts market research firm Mintel.
A review of almost 50 glucosamine, chondroitin and MSM supplements
shows that some are unlikely to help patients with joint disease as
they do not contain sufficient amounts of the declared ingredients.
Degussa BioActives has improved its phosphatidylserine (PS) formula
for soft gel applications, after research by its R&D team found
possible interactions between the soft gel capsule and its PS
Chromium-based nutritional supplements manufacturer Nutrition 21
announced yesterday it has raised $3.25 million through the
completion of a private placement of 4,062,500 shares of common
stock to be used primarily for the continued...