January 4, 2012

The U.S. News & World Report on Wednesday named the top five "easiest" diets New Year's resolutionists should follow — Weight Watchers, Jenny Craig, Mediterranean Diet, Slim Fast and Volumetrics — out of a total field of 25 diet plans.

January 3, 2012

“I want to lose weight.” That’s been one of the top four New Year’s resolutions for the past decade, according to a recent survey conducted by FC Organizational Products, makers of “To-Do” lists.

November 9, 2011

Teenagers that consume a fiber-rich diet are less likely to develop metabolic syndrome, according to a new study published in the Journal of the American Dietetic Association.

October 13, 2011

Gluten-free baking company Pamela's Products announced the launch of a new line of snack bars.

September 20, 2011

Glutino has teamed up with U.K.-based brand Genius Gluten-Free to bring a popular gluten-free bread to the United States and Canada.

August 30, 2011

A new study that is slated to appear in the October issue of the American Journal of Preventive Medicine found that postmenopausal women may improve their insulin sensitivity through such interventions as diet, exercise, or a combination of the two.

August 24, 2011


Gluten-free foods and beverages aren’t just for people with celiac disease anymore.

August 19, 2011

Udi's Gluten Free Foods has launched a new website that features an informative gluten-free toolkit, enhanced "recipe" section and Facebook integration.

August 16, 2011

A weight-loss supplement developed by a pair of Wayne State University professors has gained distribution through Meijer stores in Michigan, Ohio, Indiana, Illinois and Kentucky, ArtJen Complexus announced Monday.

August 2, 2011

The Food and Drug Administration is looking for comments from consumers, the food industry and others about proposed labeling for gluten-free foods.

July 25, 2011


According to a study published online June 27 on the site of the Archives of Internal Medicine, the more dietary fiber you consume, the less likely you are to die from any cause. And that’s good news for retailers.

July 13, 2011

Seneca Farms announced that its entire line of healthier snack chips, including apple chips, sweet potato chips and crisp onions, are now gluten-free.

July 5, 2011

Available now for the food service industry — but coming soon to a major retailer — is Kozy Shack’s new Coffeehouse Blends pudding. The gluten-free treat comes in three flavors: caffe latte, cappuccino and caramel macchiato.


June 30, 2011

Consumers suffering from a gluten allergy can satisfy their sweet tooth with new certified gluten-free baking mixes.

June 22, 2011

Genesis Today on Tuesday launched its GenEssentials Greens, a concentrated vegan supplement with more than 75 plant-based ingredients.

June 21, 2011

Elisa Technologies recently announced that its EZ Gluten test kit has earned Performance-Tested Methods certification from the AOAC Research Institute, a private, not-for-profit association that helps establish testing standards.

June 20, 2011

The overall weight-loss/nutritional shake category spans ready-to-drink diet aids (Slim Fast), pediatric nutrition needs (PediaSure) and adult nutrition needs (Ensure and Boost). Out of all of these, it’s adult nutrition that creates the most synergy with the backbench; seniors need protein and supplementation to ensure a healthy life free of broken hips and fractured elbows. But that isn’t the only prescription-heavy demographic checking out the latest Ensure and Boost flavors.

June 20, 2011

Carex Health Brands earlier this month announced the opening of its new corporate headquarters in Boston.

June 7, 2011

A new report by Mintel may shed new light on the reasons why African-Americans diet.

June 7, 2011

U.S. News Media Group on Tuesday ranked the best dieting plans by health goal — identifying the best plans for weight loss, heart health and diabetes.

May 25, 2011

Introducing a gluten-free diet to an infant may not reduce its risk of developing Type 1 diabetes, according to a new study published in Diabetes Care.

May 20, 2011

Researchers at the University of Alabama in Birmingham found that controlling fat intake could help cut one's risk of developing diabetes.

May 18, 2011

Regional supermarket chain Fresh & Easy said that it is augmenting its gluten-free products range and will highlight the new offerings in stores through additional displays.

May 11, 2011

Consumers with celiac disease and gluten sensitivity now can add a popular cereal brand to their diet.