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  • Nuts Reclaiming Status as Health Food

    With the emphasis on nutraceutical value carrying more weight than simple caloric content, nuts are reclaiming their rightful place as a health food.

    David Feder, R.D., Editor
    09/28/2006
  • Fast Food Chains Feed a Hungry Market

    Americans say they want to eat healthier. But not many are putting their money where their mouths are. Fast food and mid-range restaurants are getting a big, fat lesson about the vast difference in what people say ... and what they actually do. They’ve learned 'eating healthy' is a big, noisy bandwagon with limited seating.

    09/14/2006
  • UK Consumers in Control of their Health

    The opportunity lies in maintaining taste and offering real product improvement while also remaining true to your product category.

    Barbara Katz, HealthFocus International
    09/12/2006
  • Americans Dieting Their Own Way

    More than 80 percent of American dieters are dieting their own way. A new report from Mintel finds many dieting consumers are creating their own diet plans.

    09/06/2006
  • The 400-pound Guarana in the Room

    Natural caffeine is abundant in our modern, high-energy society. The sun never sets on the Starbuck’s empire. And talk about teas, once we discovered antioxidants and EGCG, variety in the tea market went through the roof.

    Mark Anthony, Ph.D.
    09/06/2006
  • Organic By Any Other Name

    The boom in demand for organic foods and ingredients threatens to outpace supply. Yet some companies are coming under fire for allegedly “fudging” what is truly organic. The question is, do the cows have to be happy for the milk to be organic?

    09/06/2006
  • Digestive Health’s New Phase

    The more we understand and encourage healthy g.i. tract balance, the better we’re able to protect ourselves from disease.

    Mark Anthony, Ph.D.
    09/01/2006
  • 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
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