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Associations’ 2014 takeaways on politics, consumer outreach and personalized medicine

The leaders of the five trade organizations most closely associated with the dietary supplement industry offered their input to NutraIngredients-USA on what the big lessons industry should learn from the events of 2014.  

The 10 key events of 2014… Our editors' selections

As we enter the twilight days of 2014 the editors of NutraIngredients-USA become a reflective bunch. A lot of things happened this year, and here is our top 10 of most important events of 2014…

PLMI 2014 Thought Leaders Consortium

The dietary supplement industry and 21st Century healthcare

We are witnessing a revolution in healthcare comparable in impact to that which occurred at the turn of the last century with the discovery of the origin of infectious disease.

Researchers poke holes in modern ‘paleo' diet

There was more than one Palaeolithic diet, and none of them may have been that healthy - but barely any of the foods eaten are available anymore anyway, say researchers.

Wild blueberries may counter obesity, inflammation and hypertension: Mice study

Wild blueberries may help alleviate low level inflammation and hypertension associated with the development of obesity, according to a study on mice.

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Calcium, vitamin D supplementation for women at risk of osteoporosis

Combating osteoporosis with calcium, vitamin D could save as much as $12 billion by 2020, CRN says

Supplementation with calcium and vitamin D for postmenopausal women could save the US health care system as...

CSPI asks FDA to ban powdered caffeine sold as a dietary supplement

CSPI asks FDA to ban powdered caffeine sold as a dietary supplement

The Center for Science in the Public Interest (CSPI) has sent a petition to federal regulators seeking...

Polyphenol-enriched protein powder shows immune benefits for athletes: Study

Polyphenol-enriched protein powder shows immune benefits for athletes: Study

A soy protein powder enriched with blueberry and green tea polyphenols may reduce exercise-induced susceptibility to viral...

DASCA heads to the White House for President’s signature
CRN hails passage of bill as ‘welcome protection against criminal outliers’

DASCA heads to the White House for President’s signature

The Designer Anabolic Steroid Control Act has passed Congress and will now be sent to the President’s...

Micronutrient insufficiencies: ‘The DGAC is turning a blind eye to this problem because they are preaching an ideal’

Micronutrient insufficiencies: ‘The DGAC is turning a blind eye to this problem because they are preaching an ideal’

The majority of Americans are not meeting the requirements for a number of essential nutrients, but the...

Overall FDA's 483 observations are down, but basic GMP failures still rampant, consultant finds

Overall FDA's 483 observations are down, but basic GMP failures still rampant, consultant finds

Preliminary data from consultant Marian Boardley, who tracks trends in FDA inspection reports, shows that overall 483...

DSHEA, the media, & certifying manufacturers: Highlights from the NIU's Business Leaders Forum, Part 1

DSHEA, the media, & certifying manufacturers: Highlights from the NIU's Business Leaders Forum, Part 1

The dietary supplements industry needs to engage with journalists to change the conversation and not run ad...

Innovation, retailer shifts, and sustainability: Highlights from NIU’s Business Leaders Forum, Part 2

Innovation, retailer shifts, and sustainability: Highlights from NIU’s Business Leaders Forum, Part 2

The lack of clarity over the new dietary ingredient (NDI) guidance is stifling innovation in dietary supplements,...

NOI urges FDA to end attempts to regulate dietary supplements as food additives
Hearing on potential changes to Redbook to take place tomorrow

NOI urges FDA to end attempts to regulate dietary supplements as food additives

The Food and Drug Administration should finalize the revised draft guidance for New Dietary Ingredients (NDIs) and...

‘Impacting industry in a meaningful way’: NPA and UL announce education alliance for GMPs, claims and more

‘Impacting industry in a meaningful way’: NPA and UL announce education alliance for GMPs, claims and more

The Natural Products Association (NPA) and UL are partnering on a new education alliance to ‘raise the...

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