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Operating in practitioner channel places extra premium on quality control, says Ortho Molecular exec

Doing business in the practitioner channel puts an extra burden on a supplement company, said Thomas Guilliams, PhD, of Ortho Molecular Products Inc. 

HMB supplements may help endurance athletes drop fat mass: Study

Daily supplements containing HMB, a metabolite of the branched chain amino acid leucine, may reduce fat mass and increase aerobic capacity in athletes training for endurance sports, says a new study.

Entrepreneurs bring recovery chew to market based on Kyowa Hakko branded ingredients

A pair of Denver-based entrepreneurs decided to go top shelf on ingredients to launch what they claim is the first chewable dietary supplement product in the recovery space.

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Health Canada approves BLIS K12 probiotic

Oral probiotic BLIS K12 has been approved for use in supplement products by Health Canada.

Elderberry reduces cold severity in air travellers: Study

Antioxidant-rich elderberry extracts can reduce the severity of colds among air travellers, Australian researchers have found.

CircleUp teams up with Amazon Launchpad to boost exposure for food entrepreneurs

A new agreement between Amazon Launchpad and select CircleUp portfolio companies promises to “promote consumer discoverability”, and give entrepreneurs significant support and advice from the online retailing giant.

Putting the probiotics where your mouth is: Probiotics may help oral thrush

Probiotics may help older people tackle antibiotic-induced oral Candida, says industry backed research.

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