Children may soon be encouraged to eat well through 'edutainment'-
a variety of interactive computer games developed by the US
Department of Agriculture (USDA) in an attempt to tackle the
increasing problem of childhood...
Scientific evidence says that consumption of soy from the diet or
as supplements should not cause alarm despite negative reports
about risks, a view that has been supported by a major US industry
The most successful way to lose weight is not the type of diet
chosen, but actually sticking to it, according to research
published by the ARS, which also reveals that people are most
likely to stick to calorie and portion restriction...
Neptune Technologies & Bioressources has announced that it has
overcome the barriers to developing functional foods using Neptune
Krill Oil (NKO) in alliance with Terepia, with the introduction of
three fruit-flavored custards.
An independent panel of scientists is to meet this week to review
recent scientific data on the soy compound genistein. The
scientists expect to reach conclusions as to whether or not the
consumption of genistein could have a negative...
In a new study red cabbage was seen to reduce the build-up of
certain plaques in the brain that could cause Alzheimer's disease,
the most common form of dementia that costs the UK an estimated £15
billion (€ 22 billion) every...
Overweight children kept on a "nutritious" diet and
encouraged to exercise during a two-week period showed a dramatic
reduction in cholesterol and insulin levels, according to a study
presented last week at the American...