According to researchers in Boston, it is not just the types of
foods consumed and a lack of physical exercise that lead to
obesity; their findings suggest that both body shape and obesity
could be controlled by our genes.
A human observational study has revealed that adults consuming
aspartame-containing beverages did not show any increased incidence
of certain cancers, but scientists caution that the study could
have certain "limitations"...
A bill introduced in Congress yesterday proposes a radical overhaul
of the nutritional standards for foods sold in schools, a move
likely to change the face of the type of products available to
children throughout the school day.
Coca-Cola can continue selling orange juice fortified with calcium,
after having settled with Procter and Gamble over a patent
infringement lawsuit a development that opens the way forpotential
collaborations in the future.
A petition has been filed with the Food and Drug Administration
(FDA) calling on the agency to revoke its approval of the sweetener
Splenda, a move branded by manufacturer Tate & Lyle as a
commercial conspiracy to damage its product's...
US Department of Agriculture (USDA) scientists have discovered a
way to speed up the identification of low-linolenic soybean
varieties, findings that could contribute to increased production
of low-trans fat soy oil.
The link between soy consumption and a reduced risk of breast
cancer has been called into question by a meta-analysis of
available science, with researchers concluding that there is
insufficient evidence to support the health claim.