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Children Are Eating More Fruit, Not More Vegetables

Child Care and Schools Can Help Children Meet Daily Recommendations Children in the U.S. ate 67% more whole fruit from 2003-2010, but the amount of vegetables

Alpha-lipoic acid supplements fight chronic diseases

Thursday Aug 14, 2014 (foodconsumer.org) -- A review in Diabetology and Metabolic Syndrome suggests that supplementation with alpha-lipoic acid, a very potent natural antioxidant, may ...
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Sufficient protein intake prevents sarcopenia, osteoporosis

Thursday Aug 14, 2014 (foodconsumer.org) -- A new study suggests that having sufficient intake of protein or taking essential amino acid supplements can help retain ...
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Protein reduces anticancer effect of vitamin A

Contact: Alaina Schneiderafschneider@vcu.edu804-628-4578Virginia Commonwealth University  Protein found to block benefits of vitamin A cancer therapy  IMAGE: Devanand Sarkar, M.B.B.S., Ph.D., led a team of scientists who demonstrated that ...
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63% of Americans Actively Avoid Soda

August 13, 2014 |  Story at-a-glance Sixty-three percent of Americans actively try to avoid soda, compared to 41 ...
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Citrus fruit compound may prevent obesity, reverse type 2 diabetes

Wednesday Aug 13, 2014 (foodconsumer.org) -- A new study shows that sudachitin improves metabolism of glucose and lipid and boosts mitochondrial activity and increases the ...
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Anthocyanins help fight deadly breast cancer - study

Wednesday Aug 13, 2014 (foodconsumer.org) -- Chinese researchers have found that taking anthocyanins as dietary supplements along with trastuzumab treatment can help boost the therapeutic ...
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Souvenaid(®) an effective medical food for Alzheimer's disease

Wednesday Aug 13, 2014 (foodconsumer.org) -- Doctors say there is no cure for Alzheimer's disease.   That does not mean there is nothing you can ...
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Oxidative stress boosts hip fracture risk, antioxidants lower the risk

Tuesday Aug 12, 2014 (foodconsumer.org) -- A new study in the Journal of Bone and Mineral Research suggests that taking antioxidant supplements may help reduce ...
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Gamma oryzanol supplements improve muscle strength

Tuesday Aug 12, 2014 (foodconsumer.org) -- Scientists at University Putra Malaysia in Selangor, Malaysia have recently published a study in Indian Journal Medical Research suggesting ...
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