Supplement Manufacturer Fined for Making False Claims
LOS ANGELES--Makers of the Enforma weight loss system were fined $10 million as
consumer redress for making unsubstantiated claims about the products. The Enforma weight
loss system combin...
Moderate Exercise Benefits Health
WASHINGTON--A study published in the February issue of The Journal of Clinical
Exercise Physiology found that moderate cardiovascular exercise lowers LDL cholesterol
while raising the level of good (HDL) chol...
United Natural Adopts Shareholder Rights Plan
DAYVILLE, Conn.--United Natural Foods adopted a Shareholder Rights Plan. The plan is
designed to protect its shareholders if there is ever a proposed takeover or accumulation
of its stock. The com...
Creatine May Enhance Endurance
BUENA PARK, Calif.--A study reported that creatine may help an athlete's game
performance as well as help build muscle mass. In a study published in The American
College of Sports Medicine's Medicine and Science...
FANSA Says Diet, Exercise Can Prevent Cancer
CHICAGO--The Food and Nutrition Service Alliance (FANSA) reported that perhaps
one-third of all cancer cases could be prevented with the application of a healthy diet
and regular exercise. FANSA re...
Synergy WorldWide Promotes Supplements, Spokesperson
OREM, Utah--Synergy WorldWide, a wholly-owned subsidiary of WorldWide Financial
Holdings, announced a trio of all natural body-building nutritional supplements: MetaPlex,
TheraPlex and Cyb...
WASHINGTON--The March 20 Washington Post ran an article that claimed that an increasing number of Americans are falling ill from taking herbal supplements. The article, written by Guy Gugliotta, turned up in newspapers across the nation this...
Arnold Classic Features Bodybuilding, Fitness Events
COLUMBUS, Ohio--The annual Arnold Classic exhibition, sponsored by Weider
Nutrition, Star Trac Cardiovascular Exercise Equipment, Hummer Vehicles,
RespAide Vapor Isolation Valve and Jan Tana...
LONDON--In a report in the Journal of Neurology, Neurosurgery and Psychiatry, French doctors Katayoun Vahedi et al described the case of a 33-year-old man who took high doses of energy pills containing ma huang in combination with creatine. The...
Feeding FrenzyIndustry Lures Media
by Cara Miller
Yesterday, dietary supplements were "risky." Today, they are "natural
miracle cures." And depending on which way the wind blows, they most likely will be
"questionable" again tomorrow. In the ...