Soya beans in two hands. Soya allergy can be a consequences of ingestion.

The Issues Of Soya Allergy

October 21, 2013 smitsa 0

Food allergies have become a greater concern to the population because of their incidence. Here we discuss an issue with a popular health food – […]

Hoodia gordonii, a medicinal plant, in flower (ai-ais - richterveld transfrontier park)


October 4, 2013 smitsa 0

Hoodia created a great deal of excitement when it was found to have appetite suppressant opportunities. Weight loss is a health necessity for many people […]

A full photograph of a ginger cat (kitten).


October 3, 2013 smitsa 0

Cats go wild over it ! Catmint has a powerful effect on cats making them go crazy when they’ve chewed a few leaves. Our cat has […]

Stevia pills and stevia plant on a golden spoon in a bowl.

Stevia – The New Sweetener

September 12, 2013 smitsa 0

Stevia (Stevia rebaudiana Bertoni; Family: Asteraceae) and its extracted derivatives have long been touted as the next big thing in high-potency sweeteners for product development and […]

Lab equipment with colored liquid (mainly conical flasks)

Water Activity In Food

August 29, 2013 smitsa 0

Water is a fundamental component in food, both in terms of maintaining food quality, its preservation and minimizing microbial spoilage. One term frequently quoted in food […]