A new study has reaffirmed evidence that high salt intake is correlated with high blood pressure, regardless of a genetic factor that was thought to make people more or less susceptible to the effects of salt consumption.
The FDA has asked players in the food industry to provide input on allergy advisory labeling on food packaging. The move is precipitated by non-uniform use of such warning labels, particularly in instances where there could be allergen cross-contamination, according to media reports.
Soy protein consumption has little effect on LDL cholesterol levels. Researchers made the claim after a study of 35 men and 58 women showed participants had little change in cholesterol levels after consuming soy. The results call into question previous health claims that soy foods can help lower cholesterol.