Intitiatives by the food industry and governments to bring the
five-a-day phenomenon to the consumer gained further credence this
week with a new study showing fruit and vegetable consumption can
The impact of vegetables, fruits and fibre on rectal cancer have a
role to play in reducing rectal cancer risk with findings from new
study suggesting high intakes could cut risk by up to a third with
whole grain foods as a particularly...
A diet with a high glycaemic load could increase the risk of
colorectal cancer, find US scientists following recent research on
nearly 40,000 middle-aged women. Findings are set to further fire
the ongoing debate on the value of carbohydrates...
Working to bring low fat lamb products to the European marketplace
scientists in Spain are set to add value to the end product with
new research focusing on boosting the presence of the disease
fighting 'friendly fat? conjugated...
Millions of euros will be poured into three major
'farm-to-fork?research projects, the Commission said yesterday, to
reinforce R&D co-operation at a European level and bring a
monetary boost to the increasingly complex food...
Higher levels of the antioxidants beta-carotene and vitamin C,
along with the antioxidant trace mineral selenium, were associated
with a lower risk of asthma in a large study on young Americans,
published this week.
Forthcoming European legislation on health claims could pose a
roadblock to rapid market expansion of polyphenols, the plant-based
antioxidants gaining increasing attention for their
disease-fighting actions, warns a new report.
In the wake of terrorist attacks in the US on September 11, 2001
Europe's manufacturing industries have taken a knock but figures
released this week reveal that the food industry is managing the
course, registering a 'light...