While yoghurt has long been popular with slimmers, cheese has traditionally been off the menu for consumers trying to lower their fat intake, as healthier cheeses have been slow to achieve the taste and texture...
Even though UK spending on diet products will reach GBP86 (US$153) per person per year by 2009, the British waistline is getting bigger, according to a new report from independent market analyst Datamonitor.
Many people pledge to get fit and lose weight as part of their New Year's resolution. The start of the year sees memberships of gyms and slimming clubs soar, as well as sales of meal replacement diets and low-fat and low-calorie foods. Manufacturers have spotted the demand for diet foods and are keen to keep the slimmers on track. Jasmin Rashid investigates:
The exact age at which peak bone mass is attained is not certain. The generally accepted notion has been that peak bone mass is finally attained in the third or early fourth decade of life (Ott, 1990; Recker et al, 1992). However, it is possible that gains in bone mass beyond the end of the second decade are small.