NPA Announces 2015 Honorees

Washington, D.C.—The Natural Products Association (NPA) is continuing its tradition of honoring "outstanding individuals and businesses" with its annual awards during Natural Products Expo...

Vitamin E Plays Role in Cancer Prevention, Researchers Say

New Brunswick, NJ—A team from Rutgers University believes two forms of vitamin E could be a huge help in the fight against colon, lung,...

Blueberries May Help Reduce Blood Pressure, Says Study

Tallahassee, FL—A new study published in the Journal of the Academy of Nutrition and Dietetics suggests that regular consumption of blueberries may play a...

Recommended Vitamin D Values Far Too Low

San Diego, CA; Omaha, NE—According to researchers, the National Academy of Sciences (NAS) Institute of Medicine’s (IOM) Recommended Daily Allowance (RDA) of Vitamin D...

Study Says Green Leafy Vegetables Reduce Risk of Diabetes

Leicester, U.K.—A study conducted by researchers from the University of Leicester looks at the correlation between reduced risk of type-2 diabetes and...
Fish

Consuming Fish May Lower Risk of Heart Attacks for Diabetics

A new study published in Clinical Nutrition suggests adults between the ages of 45-84 with type 2 diabetes may have a lower risk for...

D Deficiency Linked to Age-Related Macular Degeneration

Buffalo, NY—Shoppers now have another reason to make sure they are getting enough vitamin D. New data published in JAMA Ophthalmology suggests that sufficient levels...

Research Reveals Further Benefits of Oats-Filled Diet

Boston, MA—Consumers are familiar with product labels touting the heart healthy benefits of eating oats. They most famously lower blood cholesterol and are an...

High-Protein Snack Linked to Appetite Suppression

Columbia, MO—New research from the University of Missouri (MU) suggests that high-protein snacks suppress appetite for longer periods of time than lower-protein snacks. The study,...
Calorie Labeling, Journal of Public Policy and Marketing, “traffic-light” calorie labeling, final guidance on its menu labeling

Calorie Labeling Reduces Calorie Consumption by 10%

New research published in the Journal of Public Policy and Marketing suggests consumers may switch to a lower-calorie option when color-coded or numeric calories...

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