SUBSCRIBE

Breaking News on Supplements & Nutrition - North AmericaEU edition

Top Headlines

GNC deal with NYAG raises troubling issues for future of industry, observers say

A consensus is forming around the deal that GNC entered into with New York Attorney General Eric Schneiderman.  The deal is being seen as good for GNC’s short term interests but bad for the future of the dietary supplement industry as a whole.

Inergetics hits market with CBD powdered supplement formulated into capsules

Supplement marketer Inergetics is jumping into the CBD supplement game at what it says is a fortuitous time with the launch of new supplement branded as Nulief that will be available to start in dispensaries in the 23 states that have licensed medical marijuana.

Youngevity records strong revenue growth but stock price continues to languish

Youngevity International, a company that is both a network marketing firm that sells nutritional and personal care products and a vertically integrated gourmet coffee roaster, reported a 57% increase in annual net revnue amid plans to expand its geographical footprint in Latin America, Asia and in Eastern Europe.

Better science needed to prove S-equol menopause potential

S-equol’s potential for menopause relief is ‘tantalising’ – but limited by inadequate clinical evidence, says a review into the soy-based isoflavone.

An apple a day: It won't keep the doctor away, but might keep the pharmacist away

While an apple a day won't keep the doctor away, it could mean fewer prescription medications, say researchers.

Spotlight

GNC's agreement with Schneiderman sets bad precedent, observers say

GNC's agreement with Schneiderman sets bad precedent, observers say

The agreement that GNC Holdings Inc. reached with New York Attorney General Eric Schneiderman in his investigation...

Thinking of Latin America as monolithic market bloc impairs business development, exec says
Special Edition: VitaFoods South America

Thinking of Latin America as monolithic market bloc impairs business development, exec says

Geography, and how it informs thinking, plays a big role in how North Americans view markets south...

Rising health trend in Brazil creates opportunity for supplements, healthy foods, analyst says
Special Edition: VitaFoods South America

Rising health trend in Brazil creates opportunity for supplements, healthy foods, analyst says

The demand for health food and dietary supplements in Brazil is being driven by consumer trends in...

Equivocal study on Finnish women doesn't dim Vitamin D's role in lessening falls among elderly, experts say

Equivocal study on Finnish women doesn't dim Vitamin D's role in lessening falls among elderly, experts say

A new vitamin D/exercise study on falls among older women has confirmed the vitamin’s role in bone...

Goal for IPA to become more agile, vocal in promoting probiotics, new director says

Goal for IPA to become more agile, vocal in promoting probiotics, new director says

After a months-long interregnum, George Paraskevakos, the new executive director of the International Probiotics Association, formally takes up...

UNPA, AHPA move to ban sale of powdered caffeine among members

UNPA, AHPA move to ban sale of powdered caffeine among members

Trade organizations representing dietary supplement manufacturers have called on their members to cease the sale of bulk...

Neptune gets partly favorable krill oil patent ruling, but royalty payouts await appeal

Neptune gets partly favorable krill oil patent ruling, but royalty payouts await appeal

In what one side is billing as the final act in the krill wars in North America,...

Thorne extends sports nutrition efforts with EXOS partnership

Thorne extends sports nutrition efforts with EXOS partnership

Practioner channel specialist Thorne Research has taken another big step into the sports nutrition sphere with a...

Coalition recommends label declaration for use of nanotechnology

Coalition recommends label declaration for use of nanotechnology

A coalition of NGOs has released a policy recommendation on how companies should move forward on the...

Gaia Herbs: Our sales are growing as consumers move to a brand they trust

Gaia Herbs: Our sales are growing as consumers move to a brand they trust

Consumers are not turning their backs on herbal supplements in response to the NY AG’s probe, but...