Less than 75mg of caffeine per serving does not increase alertness, and the cholesterol-lowering ability of plant sterols cannot be communicated in food supplements, the European Food Safety Authority (EFSA) has found in two new opinions.
Forbes Medi-Tech has signed a three-year licence and supply agreement to grant Del Monte Pacific with exclusive rights to manufacture and sell food and beverages featuring the Reducol name across the Philippines, South Asia and Myanmar.
Scientists from Spain have reported that they have identified how
grape juice polyphenols help reduce bad cholesterol levels, science
that could extend understanding of a product that is enjoying
increasing consumer awareness.
A stanol-enriched cheese could help lower cholesterol levels by
over five per cent, says a new study by Raisio and Valio, as the
Finish companies look to put science behind the growing range of
The heart health benefits of grape polyphenols have come under the
spotlight again, with a new study indicating that they can reduce
certain key risk factors for coronary heart disease in women,
writes Jess Halliday.
Research into walnuts, a key ingredient used in a range of biscuit
and confectionery products will help lift stagnant sales for food
makers in the sector giving them an opportunity to cash in on the
growing functional food market,...