The early 2000s were a time of health claims success and growing consumer awareness around the benefits of omega-3s, but concerns over quality in the sector spurred stakeholders to work together to create quality standards for the industry. The result was the “precedent setting” GOED Voluntary Monograph.
The latest version of the proposed Health Savings Act would allow consumers to use their tax-free health savings account dollars to pay for dietary supplements as well as drugs, doctor visits and other health services.
Do increasing portion sizes and micronutrient-deficient foods adequately explain the worldwide epidemic that is obesity? Why is happening in the developing world as well as the developed?
The term ‘metabesity’ coined by a diabetes expert has not caught on, but the problem it describes continues to grow, he said.
Consuming carb-heavy bars or gels either during or immediately after intense exercise helps cut immune disturbances and can aid the body’s recovery, but there is insufficient evidence to support the use of ‘immunity boosting’ supplements such as antioxidants, researchers in Australia claim.
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The story of Gemini starts on Long Island, New York, three decades ago. Back then, Gemini was focused on manufacturing over-the-counter (OTC) pharmaceuticals. As market trends changed and the family-run business passed from one generation to the next, Gemini started doing more and more dietary supplement work. Today, dietary supplement manufacturing is the core focus of Gemini, but its presence in the pharmaceutical industry has left a lasting mark on the company and its approach to quality.