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...
A recent study has found that the controversial sweetener aspartame
does not increase the incidence of tumors in mice, but the
scientists point out that this does not necessarily mean it is not
A new study on the functioning of the human brain provides
scientific evidence for what food manufacturers have long known:
the more appealing the presentation of a product, the more
consumers are likely to enjoy it.
Joint health from sheeps' wool, kiwi fruit crossed with berries and
calcium-boosting bone extract… innovative ingredients from a small
Pacific archipelago are starting to make a disproportionately big
impact in the world of nutrition.
Eating a diet rich in whole grains, a rich source of bran, fibre,
minerals and vitamins, could reduce the risk of type-2 diabetes and
heart disease, claims a new study that adds to a growing body of
evidence on the subject.