Australian Functional Ingredients – by Vic Cherikoff

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Monthly Archives: September 2007

Australian fruits, herbs and spices for your own Best Backyard

Australian fruits, herbs and spices for your own Best Backyard Australian fruits are in the press again because of recent research by the CSIRO confirming work we conducted at Charles Sturt University last year. This showed that a range of red, crimson to purple Australian fruits have astronomic levels of antioxidants, particularly the nutritious anthocyanins [...]

Additives of food cause hyperactivity reactions

Additives of food cause hyperactivity reactions A recent article about a new, carefully controlled study on sodium benzoate (a common food preservative) and food colourings in foods showed that some artificial additives increase hyperactivity and decrease attention span in a wide range of children, not just those for whom over-activity has been diagnosed as a [...]

Illawarra plums, CSIRO and antioxidant research

Illawarra plums, CSIRO and antioxidant research I must admit that I get a little annoyed at the way CSIRO scientists wave the flag so strongly and grab the kudos for stuff we already knew about Illawarra plums, pepperberries, rosella and other bush fruits (I hope that keyword doesn’t lead search engines to this weekend’s APEC [...]