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Long-term multivitamin use linked to fewer heart problems: Harvard study

A daily multivitamin may protect men from cardiovascular events such as heart attack and stroke in the long-term, says a new study.

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Supreme Court affirms FTC's position that POM's claims were unsupported

The US Supreme Court has declined to take up the FTC vs POM case. The action in effect affirms FTC's prior determinations that POM misled consumers in the advertising of its pomegranate products.

Horphag CEO: “Marketing alone won’t do it; we give more weight to education”

An already a familiar name in the supplements industry, Horphag is ramping up its consumer education efforts on Pycnogenol to appeal to the new wave of environmentally-conscious, well-researched, and clean-label oriented consumers.

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NutriScience Innovations offers new spray-dried form of lactoferrin

Connecticut-based NutriScience Innovations has launched a new spray-dried version of lactoferrin for supplements, foods and beverages.

Novel bitter melon extract show metabolic and anti-obesity effects: Study

Oil extracts from the seeds of bitter melon (Momordica charantia) may help reduce body weight, suggests a new study from China.

Coconut and kefir: Rhythm's fermented drinks

The ‘next generation’ of digestive health drinks? Rhythm tunes into consumer trends

Rhythm Health believes its coconut-based kefir beverages and snacks can be the ‘natural successor’ to the current drinks for digestive health on shelves, because its products also tap into consumer demands such as dairy-free, gluten-free and no added sugar. 

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How IRI scan data show UC-II can drive joint health supplement growth

Joint relief has traditionally been a profitability powerhouse, but recently the sector has slumped. Now, data suggest its salvation may lie in an ingredient: UC-II.