Find way to focus on dietary supplement safety A former principal deputy commissioner of the US Food and Drug Administration is proposing a solution to the current gridlock over the regulation of dietary supplements: focus less on whether these vitamins, minerals and herbal extracts actually do what they claim and instead take important steps to improve their safety.
Soybean foods may protect menopausal women against osteoporosis Eating a diet rich in both soy protein and isoflavones can protect menopausal women from bone weakening and osteoporosis.
Living alone can dent healthy diets People who live alone are more likely to have unhealthy diets lacking key foods, research has found. The study reported inadequate cooking skills, no partner to go shopping with, the increasing cost of food and a lack of motivation to cook were among the reasons people living alone had different eating practices
Tomatoes get boost in growth, antioxidants from nano-sized nutrients Researchers are using nano-sized nutrients to boost production of food without straining natural resources.