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The value of creatine

The value of creatine

Creatine serum supplements may have no effect on muscle ATP or
creatine stores, say researchers, who report that one particular
liquid serum had no effect on 40 subjects tested.

Stick to the spinach?

Stick to the spinach?

Does iron fortification work ? And if so, how ? Scientists from the
US government are working on a new study to investigate the
absorption and utilisation - the bioavailability - of various iron
sources used to fortify foods today.

Salad days

Salad days

No more browning in cut lettuce, or so scientists in the US would
have us believe following the development of a new technology.
Their discovery could shortly have an impact on the $2 billion
(€1.76) bagged salad industry in the US,...

Can PCBs harm boy birthrate?

Can PCBs harm boy birthrate?

Adding to a growing body of evidence that suggests environmental
pollution may have an impact on the proportion of male births
around the world, a new study from the US states that women exposed
to polychlorinated biphenyls may be...

New blight-resistant chickpea

New blight-resistant chickpea

A new chickpea variety called Sierra has been released by
Agricultural Research Service scientists and their co-operators in
the US. Sierra's high yield and disease resistance to Ascochyta
blight are expected to appeal to the...

Stick to the milk

Stick to the milk

New research presented this week reveals that girls who consume
more calcium on average may weigh less and have lower body fat than
their counterpart.

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