A bowlful of whole-wheat flake cereal and nonfat milk may work just
as effectively as specialized sports drink in boosting recovery
after exercise, researchers told attendees at the 54th Annual
Meeting of the American College of Sports...
Burcon NutraScience Corporation has been granted two US patents for
novel uses of its Supertein canola protein as a functional
component in food compositions, bringing the number of patents it
holds for the ingredient up to seven.
Metagenics has entered into an exclusive agreement with Pharmachem
Laboratories for the distribution of a Lactium formula, called
LactiumPure, which is free of intact casein and therefore safe for
people with milk allergies.
The results of the EU Childhood Obesity Programme indicate that
low-protein content in infant formula may have metabolic,
endocrinal and developmental benefits for babies - which may also
have an impact on obesity at a later age.
A team of Japanese, Bangladeshi and Kuwaiti researchers has
reported that dietary supplements of chitosan cut weight gain and
cholesterol levels in rats, research that enhances the limited
research already performed with the ingredient.
Kyowa Hakko Europe is to increase prices across its range of
L-amino acids by ten per cent as of April 1, in an effort to stave
off margin deterioration and ensure long-term availability of the
Ingredients supplier Taiyo International said it has received a
'letter of no objection' from the US Food and Drug Administration
(FDA) for the self-affirmed GRAS status of its L-theanine brand
The NIH National Institute of Neurological Disorders and Stroke
(NINDS) is launching a large-scale clinical trial to assess whether
the ingredient creatine can slow the progression of Parkinson's
TSI Health Sciences has secured approval from the Australian
Therapeutic Goods Administration (TGA) for manufacturing
chondroitin sulfate sodium, thereby opening up another avenue of
business for the Montana-headquartered company.
Protein from soy or from whey is equally effective for synthesis of
muscle protein after endurance training, suggests an animal study
that may challenge the perception that athletes should avoid soy if
reproducible in humans.
Inter Farma is branding its South American bovine-sourced
chondroitin sulfate as Dynatin CS, and is marketing it on the dual
platforms of US Pharmacopoeia certification and hailing from a
Following the juxtaposition of two CLA (conjugated linoleic acid)
studies in a communiqué from Ohio State University, Cognis and the
lead author have spoken out to clarify what they say is a
misrepresentation of the results.
Two Ohio State University studies involving CLA fed to mice and
rats are reported to have brought about diverging results that
suggest opposing potential effects in humans. However, it is
generally accepted that humans react physiologically...
A new collaborative industry research project proposed by
Leatherhead and The University of Reading could open up more
opportunities for peptides and oligosaccharides used in combination
to promote growth of probiotic bacteria in...
Lifesciences Capital Corporation is set to finance Canadian
Bio-Extraction's proposed expansion into the United States and
Europe, where the fledging bio-extractor hopes to make inroads with
a proprietary process that allows...
Nutrition studies of beverages funded solely by industry are four
to eight times more likely to report favourable conclusions for the
sponsors than studies with no industry funding, say researchers
from the US.
New Zealand Wool Equities is has reached an unconditional agreement
to sell its research, development and IP operation Canesis to
state-owned Agresearch, leaving the holding company with
nutraceutical company Keratec as its only major...
US scientists have identified a gene from wild wheat that could
increase protein and micronutrient content of its cultivated cousin
by 10 to 15 per cent, and could soon be used in food products with
enhanced nutritional value.