Using Consumption Data to Improve the Holiday Foods We Eat

Published on December 1, 2002

This time of year is filled with festive foods that delight our senses, as well…

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Try Fortified PDAs this Holiday Season

Published on December 1, 2002

If you have handheld personal digital assistants (PDAs) and a mind for healthy eating you…

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Should You Eat More Cranberries During the Holiday Season?

Published on December 1, 2002

George H.W. Bush, former president and known for his hatred of broccoli might be pleased…

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Labeling Weight Loss Dietary Supplements

Published on December 1, 2002

In order to curtail deceptive advertising, the American Herbal Product Association (AHPA) has proposed a…

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Coffee Reduces Risk of Diabetes

Published on December 1, 2002

A recent article in The Lancet shows an inverse association between coffee consumption and risk…

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Claims for Dietary Supplements and Functional Food Ingredients

Published on December 1, 2002

Health study findings abound! One cannot avoid them. Just turn on the evening news or…

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Unbottling Floral Scent and Genomics

Published on August 1, 2002

A rose is a rose, but the nose knows! For centuries, several floral scents have…

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Six Supplements Selected by Institute of Medicine for Safety Determination

Published on August 1, 2002

The Institute of Medicine (IOM) has selected six dietary supplements for a new evaluation program…

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New Food Ads: Do Not Overeat Our Products

Published on August 1, 2002

The U.S.’s expanding waistline is creating fears in the minds of food and beverage makers…

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FDA Approves GRAS Status for Potassium Glucarate Ingredient

Published on August 1, 2002

New ingredients are appearing in foods daily. Many of these new ingredients may provide an…

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Another New Center from NIH to Study Dietary Supplements

Published on August 1, 2002

Two components of NIH, The National Institute of Environmental Health Sciences (NIEHS) and the Office…

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Gene-sis (DNArt): Human DNA is not GRAS

Published on May 1, 2002

Gene(sis): The traveling exhibition, “Contemporary Art Explores Human Genomics”, showcases powerful new artwork created in…

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Engineering a Safe GMM for Food

Published on March 1, 2002

New fodder for the continuing biotech food debate has been provided with the recent release…

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Dietary Fiber- A Simple Matter?

Published on March 1, 2002

Despite an evolving trend toward healthier eating, individuals continue to consume significantly less dietary fiber…

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“You are what you eat” to “You eat what you are”

Published on January 1, 2002

Nutrigenomics?   With the publication of the human genome, we are entering the era of…

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The Secrets of Taste

Published on January 1, 2002

Taste is the least understood of the human senses. First, the complex biology controlling taste…

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