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(HealthDay)—Reviews that are funded by industry tend to find the evidence weak for a causal link between sugar-sweetened beverages (SSBs) and the increasing prevalence of obesity, while other reviews consider ...
Overweight and Obesity May 14, 2013 | not rated yet | 0
The dangerously high salt levels in processed food and fast food remain essentially unchanged, despite numerous calls from public and private health agencies for the food industry to voluntarily reduce sodium ...
Health May 13, 2013 | not rated yet | 0 |
The US food and drug regulator on Friday called the addition of caffeine to children's foods like chewing gum and jelly beans "dangerous" and warned of a possible crackdown.
Health May 03, 2013 | 5 / 5 (1) | 0
With widespread hunger continuing to haunt developing nations, and obesity fast becoming a global epidemic, any number of efforts on the parts of governments, scientists, non-profit organizations and the business world have ...
Overweight and Obesity Jul 23, 2012 | 3.5 / 5 (2) | 0 |
The European Commission set out Monday what it said would be a revolution in food safety from farm to fork, drawn up in response to the scandal of horsemeat sold as beef.
Health May 06, 2013 | not rated yet | 0
Whether your neighbourhood is conducive to walking could determine your risk for developing diabetes, according to a new study by researchers at St. Michael's Hospital and the Institute for Clinical Evaluative Sciences.
Diabetes Sep 17, 2012 | 5 / 5 (1) | 0
Researchers at The University of Texas Health Science Center at Houston (UTHealth) have discovered phthalates, industrial chemicals, in common foods purchased in the United States. Phthalates can be found in a variety of ...
Health Mar 07, 2013 | not rated yet | 0 |
The number of people in England adding salt to food at the table fell by more than a quarter in the five years following a national campaign, according to research published in the British Journal of Nutrition.
Health Jan 28, 2013 | not rated yet | 0
(Medical Xpress)—Banning the use of trans fats in the preparation of foodstuffs is one of the most effective ways to prevent some of the world's biggest killer diseases, but many governments are not taking ...
Health Apr 04, 2013 | 5 / 5 (1) | 0 |
Fish oil is an underused ingredient in the food industry because of its association with a strong odor and aftertaste. A new study in the February issue of the Journal of Food Science, published by the Institute of Food T ...
Health Feb 16, 2012 | 4.5 / 5 (2) | 0
(AP) -- The Food and Drug Administration is preparing to review the first lower-cost versions of biotech drugs, expensive medications which have never before faced generic competition.
Medications Feb 09, 2012 | not rated yet | 1
China's bird flu outbreak is "devastating" poultry sales, an industry group said Tuesday, as the H7N9 virus which has killed seven people triggered a new food safety scare.
Diseases, Conditions, Syndromes Apr 09, 2013 | not rated yet | 0
If applied to the $5-billion-per-year dietary supplement industry, "quality by design" (QbD)—a mindset that helped revolutionize the manufacture of cars and hundreds of other products—could ease concerns ...
Medications Oct 03, 2012 | not rated yet | 0
Obesity rates in North America are a growing concern for legislators. Expanded waistlines mean rising health-care costs for maladies such as diabetes, heart disease and some cancers. One University of Alberta researcher says ...
Health Aug 30, 2012 | not rated yet | 0
Thousands of DNA tests on European beef products have revealed extensive food fraud across the European Union, with almost one in 20 meals marketed as beef likely to be tainted with horse, the European Commission said Tuesday.
Health Apr 16, 2013 | not rated yet | 0