Researchers from the University of Ulster and University College
Cork are to embark on a three-year project to investigate what
level of dietary vitamin D is needed to maintain good vitamin D
status in winter.
Beverage fortification solutions on display at the IFT show suggest
that manufacturers do not need to sacrifice clarity or taste in
order to meet growing consumer demand for functional products,
writes Anthony Fletcher.
The European Food Safety Agency has established a safe level for
the mineral boron, despite the fact that it is not included on the
list of nutrients permitted in food supplements under the new
Consumption of fresh fruit is on the rise in the UK, shows new
government data, leading to a notable increase in intake of vitamin
C. But a decline in other foods such as milk means calcium, iron
and other nutrients are still lacking...
Little evidence supports either the safety or efficacy of
nutritional supplements in helping to improve diabetes-related
conditions despite strong public interest in natural therapies,
according to the head of a government-funded...