The European Court of Justice has forbidden the use of algae-derived calcium in organic drinks after judges classed the algae as a mineral and its addition would be at odds with the product’s organic label.
A report notes the ‘umpteen benefits associated with powdered eggshell membrane’ and identifies it as a growth area in the food and beverage sector, where its potential uses span bakery and prepared food categories.
Gadot Biochemical Industries has developed a new calcium citrate
compound that could help formulators overcome fortification issues
with soy milk, fluid milk, smoothie, infant formula, and other milk
The supplement industry generally deals with calcium in terms of
lack- explaining to consumers the health benefits of increasing
their intake of the mineral. However, a new book suggests
calcification - deposists of calcium in parts...
A US cancer prevention expert says that if government required
calcium and vitamin D to be added to foods, it could achieve a 20
per cent reduction in colon cancer deaths and osteoporosis-related
The dairy industry has been eagerly promoting trials showing that
the calcium in milk products can prevent obesity but, writes
Dominique Patton, several gaps in the evidence mean that
dietary guidelines based on this effect are a...
US researchers are investigating whether calcium intake, previously
linked to lower weight in girls, could help prevent women from
gaining too much weight when pregnant. They hope to better
understand the link between the mineral...
Baked, creamed, hashed, fried or sauteed - however it comes, the
humble potato is up there in the number one glory spot as America's
favourite vegetable. But this all time fave is a vulnerable sort,
with tuber defects a regular...
There are many ways for consumers to increase their intake of
calcium, a mineral known to help strengthen bone structure and aid
weight loss. But a recent analysis shows that milk, a natural
source of calcium, remains the most cost-effective...
Calcium has long been recognised as a major factor in bone health
and the fight against osteoporosis. But now researchers at
Creighton University in the US suggest that a calcium - phosphorous
combination could be even more beneficial.