Plant foods as well as the spice turmeric may have a protective
effect against the childhood cancer leukaemia, the incidence of
which has increased dramatically in Britain during the twentieth
century, researchers will report today.
Eating two to three kiwifruit a day can significantly lower risk of
blood clotting and reduce fat in the blood, reports a Norwegian
team. The fruit could be an effective alternative to aspirin for
protecting heart health, they suggest.
China's massive drive to reduce the damage done by vitamin and
mineral deficiency, particularly to children, is paying rich
dividends for its economy, say children's charity UNICEF and the
Chinese Ministry of Health.
The broccoli compound sulphurophane disrupts the growth of breast
cancer cells in later stages, a US team has found. They say their
study reveals for the first time a possible explanation for the
compound's well-known anti-cancer...
Growing demand for omega-3 fatty acids significantly boosted
profits at Australian health ingredients firm Clover Corporation
last year but lower-than-expected sales in Europe and restricted
supply of ARA oil for its fortified infant...