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on 'Wellness Foods'

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  • New Breed of Weight-Loss Foods

    America's obsession with its waistline has made the food industry pay closer attention to a new breed of diet- and weight-friendly foods.

    Kantha Shelke, Ph.D.
    10/03/2006
  • Trace Minerals

    Minerals are categorized by how much the human body requires – 100 mg per day or more of an element and it’s considered a major mineral. Less than that, the element is referred to as a trace mineral.

    Mark Anthony, Ph.D.
    10/03/2006
  • Children Have Different Dietary Requirements than Adults

    The overwhelming attention paid to the childhood obesity crisis these days is laudable. Unfortunately, some approaches are forgetting a key factor: Children are not miniature adults. For some processors, this means it's back-to-school time.

    Mark Anthony, Ph.D.
    10/03/2006
  • Tracking Consumer Purchase Behavior on Health and Wellness Products

    ACNielsen US, Schaumburg, Ill., for the first time has tracked consumer purchase behavior on health and wellness products (as identified by label claims) across all categories. The results are an important tool for trend watchers, marketers and product developers.

    10/01/2006
  • Options Grow for Gluten Intolerant

    As the number of people diagnosed with celiac disease has risen dramatically in the United States to an estimated one in 120 people, so have the variety and availability of products that make cooking or eating gluten free anything but medicinal.

    MaryEllen Fillo, The Hartford Courant
    09/30/2006
  • 2006 Regulatory Roundup

    As the legislative year grinds to a halt, here’s what’s left - and what will be on the table when things pick up again.

    Leslie Krasny
    09/28/2006
  • 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
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