The US Department of Agriculture (USDA) is to publish updated data
on the nutrient levels of the nation's most commonly consumed
mushrooms, which will include an analysis of fat, fiber and protein
It was announced yesterday that scientists have successfully mapped
the most extensive cow genetic sequence - bringing and end to a
three year project that is promising to revolutionize the beef and
The American Herbal Products Association is planning to compile a
database of dietary ingredients marketed in the United States
before October 1994, and is calling on companies to send records of
the products they sold.
The older children get the more likely they are to stray from
dietary guidelines, found researchers at the University of Alabama,
who say small increases in fruit and vegetable consumption could
dramatically improve the quality of...
Research into the ways in which crops derive micronutrients from
the soil could make it possibly to engineer higher-yield,
nutrient-rich crops in poor quality soils and increase biomass in
soils currently under cultivations, claim...