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NutraIngredients-USA forum to examine going non GMO in supplements

Non GMO positioning is becoming an ever hotter topic within the supplement realm.  NutraIngredients-USA will examine the topic in an online forum on Feb. 26 with an expert panel drawn from trade organizations, manufacturers and retailers.

Carotenoid from green algae shows ‘potent’ anti-fat activity

A carotenoid from green algae called siphonaxanthin may inhibit the development of fat cells and the build-up of fat in fat tissue, suggests new research from Japan. The compound could be a novel ingredient for use in weight management supplements, said the researchers.

Nutrients-in-a-cap technology billed as easier to use debuts on US market

A new competitor has arrived on the ingredients-in-a-cap scene as Kansas-based Amerigo Labs brings a licensed bottle technology popular in Europe to the US market.

Does the edible bugs trend have the legs to succeed?

Not a week goes by without media headlines talking about the potential of insects to help feed the world. But where does that potential really lie?

Special edition: Blood sugar management

Glycaemic (GI) foods remain in obesity-diabetes niche but claims are changing game

Foods that help moderate blood sugar activity are gaining more traction with diabetics, the overweight and the obese – with new EU claims backing their promise to control hunger impulses. With 2bn people overweight or obese in the world, and type-2 diabetes on the rise, their growth seems assured. 

Spotlight

Organoleptic ID of botanicals still valid if supported with documentation, experts say

Organoleptic ID of botanicals still valid if supported with documentation, experts say

A recent FDA warning letter to a company making products based on whole dandelion parts and other...

AHPA: 2015 will see changes in Congress, implementation of  FSMA rules  and progress on cannabis restrictions

AHPA: 2015 will see changes in Congress, implementation of FSMA rules and progress on cannabis restrictions

The herbal products industry can expect several recent trends to continue in 2015, but there are also...

NPA: 2015 will bring challenges in Congress, media and GMP compliance
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NPA: 2015 will bring challenges in Congress, media and GMP compliance

As with any new year, January is a time for looking ahead and getting in front of...

UNPA: On a host of issues, it's back to the future in 2015
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UNPA: On a host of issues, it's back to the future in 2015

On the cusp of its 30th anniversary, there’s been a lot of talk about the look forward provided...

GRAS status opens up market for Ahiflower, a plant-based omega 3-6-9 oil with high SDA levels

GRAS status opens up market for Ahiflower, a plant-based omega 3-6-9 oil with high SDA levels

A new competitor has arrived on the plant-based omega-3s scene with the announcement of FDA no-objection GRAS...

CRN: 2015 may be the year when FTC finally gets the message

CRN: 2015 may be the year when FTC finally gets the message

When I was a child, it seemed I could never get through an entire game of Candyland...

Garlic supplements effective for blood pressure management: Meta-analysis

Garlic supplements effective for blood pressure management: Meta-analysis

Dietary supplements with garlic (Allium sativum) may beneficially affect blood pressure, especially for hypertensives, says a meta-analysis...

GOED: Planting positive messages in consumers' minds only way to quell overheated media climate that fosters sensational headlines
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GOED: Planting positive messages in consumers' minds only way to quell overheated media climate that fosters sensational headlines

Inflammation defines the era we live in today. I do not mean inflammation as it relates to...

NutraIngredients-USA predicts top industry influences in 2015

NutraIngredients-USA predicts top industry influences in 2015

As the New Year begins, NutraIngredients-USA predicts the top challenges and opportunities for the US dietary supplements...

Tomato juice may slash waist size & inflammatory markers for young women

Tomato juice may slash waist size & inflammatory markers for young women

A daily glass of tomato juice for eight weeks has a direct effect on waist circumference, cholesterol,...

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