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High Blood Pressure Can be Reduced by Eating Berries, Study Suggests

 Norwich, UK—A recent study published in the American Journal of Clinical Nutrition indicates that bioactive compounds found in blueberries, anthocyanins, may reduce one’s chances...

Healthy Glowing Skin: Vegetables Instead of UV Rays?

Nottingham, UK—Laying out in the sun isn’t the only way to get glowing skin. Researchers from the University of Nottingham are suggesting that a...

Garlic Offers Protection Against Osteoarthritis

 Norwich, UK—Osteoarthritis (OA) is one of most common disabling joint conditions affecting adults. Body mass index (BMI) and genetics are contributing factors, but what...

Synthetic Food Dye to Blame for Hyperactivity?

Silver Spring, MD—The safety of synthetic food dyes has been questioned in the past, and now the U.S. Food and Drug Administration (FDA) is...

Death by Dietary Supplement Nonexistent in 2009

Alexandria, VA—Dietary supplements were not responsible for any deaths in 2009, according to the U.S. National Poison Data System. The system is composed of...

Novel Technique Detects Adulteration

Bloomingdale, IL—A new screening test developed by scientists at NOW Foods, based here, can determine whether raw materials have been tampered with.  The analytical technique...

MET-Rx Video Contest Announced

Ronkonkoma, NY—Sports nutrition specialist MET-Rx announced a new video contest for shoppers and retailers with some interesting prizes. Consumers may submit one-minute videos of a...

Caralluma fimbriata Suppresses Appetite

  Anaheim, CA—Research published in the Journal of Nutrition and Metabolism indicates a branded Caralluma fimbriata extract may be beneficial for those looking to lose...

New Standards Available from the USP

The U.S. Pharmacopeial Convention (USP) announced it is updating its Food Chemicals Codex with new methods for certain natural food and supplement ingredients. With regard...

Studies Find Benefits of Choline Intake During Pregnancy

Ithaca, NY and Augusta, GA—New studies have shown that maternal intake of the nutrient choline during pregnancy can have a positive impact...