Articles

on 'Wellness Foods'

361-380 of 430 < first | | | last >
  • Diet and Cancer

    Over the past 50 years, deaths from heart disease, stroke and infectious diseases have decreased significantly, but the same cannot be said of cancer.

    Mark Anthony, Ph.D.
    08/01/2006
  • Media Reaction to Soy Overstates Risks

    Soy recently got its turn under the hot lamp of media accusation for crimes committed in the name of health. Research purportedly linking soy to cancer has been splattering the pages of popular media with its tofu gore. As always, the truth is more benign – pun intended – than the columnists would have us believe.

    David Feder, R.D., Editor
    08/01/2006
  • Low-fat Dairy Products May Lessen Hypertension

    A recent study found consumption of higher amounts of dairy products but less saturated fat overall correlated with lower blood pressure. However, researchers cannot fully explain those results, as the difference does not seem to relate to calcium intake.

    07/03/2006
  • Survey Says Nearly Half of Consumers Don't Count Calories

    If a calorie is consumed in the forest and no one is there to count it, will it still show up on your waistline? We analyze the IFIC Food and Health Survey’s disturbing finding that 43 percent of consumers refuse to even think about keeping track of their caloric intake.

    David Feder, R.D., Editor
    07/01/2006
  • Ginseng Comeback

    Whatever happened to ginseng? This popular pioneer of functional ingredients was the belle of the good-for-you ball 25 years ago. Ginseng may have faded from the popularity contest point of view, but sales are still strong and it still has a myriad of uses.

    Mark Anthony, Ph.D., Contributing Editor
    06/30/2006
  • Self-Regulation of Advertising to Children

    Emotions run high when it comes to advertising to kids, but processors have an alphabet soup of tools for enacting voluntary regulations.

    Leslie Krasny, Contributing Editor
    06/29/2006
  • A Commentary on CSPI's Latest Crusade

    The task of responding to the latest crusade from the Center for Science in the Public Interest (CSPI) has become almost tedious, says writer Radley Balko in this article from TCSDaily.com. He discusses CSPI's lawsuit against Kentucky Fried Chicken and its attacks on Starbucks for its "high-calorie, high-fat" drinks and pastries.

    Radley Balko, Tech Central Station contributor and Cato Institute policy analyst
    06/23/2006
  • Nutrition's Effect on Menopause

    Today, more than a third of the contemporary woman's life is in menopausal and post-menopausal phases. Not surprisingly, more functional foods are addressing major needs of women.

    Kantha Shelke, Ph.D. and Mark Messina, Ph.D.
    06/05/2006
  • Organic Foods are Where Innovation and Sales Growth Meet

    A visit to the "Power of Five" conglomeration of food shows in Chicago last month left the distinct impression that organic foods "are where it's at" in terms of innovation and sales growth.

    David Feder, R.D., Editor
    06/05/2006
  • Science Degrees Can Be Used to Mislead

    "Vitamin E is harmful", "salt is poison", "organic cookies decimate the endangered orangutan habitat" and "the childhood obesity crisis is a red herring made up by the liberal media." These assertions are just a sampling of the flagrant misuses of science degrees by people who should know better. When it’s expert versus expert, everyone gets short-changed.

    David Feder, R.D., Editor
    05/01/2006
  • The New Diabetes Formulation Paradigm

    The recent trend of developing diabetes-specific products that are mainstream and safe enough for regular consumption could transcend all healthy food and beverage categories.

    Kantha Shelke, Ph.D.
    04/04/2006
  • Liquid Meal Replacements

    The line has blurred between functional beverages and meals in a can, but both have come a long way toward providing more whole - and wholesome - nutrition.

    Kantha Shelke, Ph.D., Contributing Editor
    04/04/2006
361-380 of 430 < first | | | last >