Dietary supplement regimens may save hundreds of millions of dollars – and in some cases billions – of healthcare savings by reducing the number of disease-associated medical events, says a new report, but what do those numbers look like?
Dietary supplement regimens may reduce the number of disease-associated medical events, representing the potential for hundreds of millions of dollars – and in some cases billions – of savings, according to a new report by Frost & Sullivan and commissioned by the Council for Responsible Nutrition (CRN) Foundation.
Two-thirds of US adults continue to take dietary supplements, with consumer confidence in the products remaining high, says the 2013 Council for Responsible Nutrition (CRN) Consume Survey on Dietary Supplements.
Heavy supplementation of vitamin D does not reduce diarrheal illnesses among children aged three and younger, according to research.
CRN’s Day of Science for the dietary supplements industry brought together industry heavyweights, leading academics, and CRN members for presentations and discussions of the latest research in this multi-million dollar segment.
Over the past five years, new food and beverage product launches containing vitamin K2 have nearly doubled worldwide (up 183%), according to new research from Mintel.
Vitamin E tocotrienols may boost bone health, with or without statins, suggests new data from a study with osteoporotic rats.
New data from a systematic review of almost 200 population-based studies shows that more than a third of populations worldwide may suffer from low levels of vitamin D.
Vestiage, a Newport Beach, CA-based supplement marketer, is making good on its promise to grow rapidly through strategic purchases by acquiring the RegiMEN brand of anti-aging supplements.
Oral nutritional supplements provided to patients during hospitalisation is associated with significant reductions in length of stay and hospitalisation costs, according to economic research backed by Abbott Nutrition.
The ageing population remains under-served in terms of functional food and drink products, says Euromonitor's Diana Cowland, despite 'elderlies' living longer and healthier than ever before.
Mandatory fortification of select cereal grains with folic acid has led to the ‘near eradication’ of folate-deficiency anemia, says a new study.
SmartyPants Vitamins, which specializes in delivering vitamin formulas via a gummy delivery system, has raised $2.59 million via a crowd funding platform to drive new growth. Getting the money was nice, but saving time was even better, said company co founder Courtney Nichols Gould.
Looking at the expression of certain genes that are dependent on vitamin D could help to identify people who will benefit from supplementation with the vitamin, say researchers.
Supplement manufacturer Doctor’s Best learned some surprising things through the first six months of its front-of-label QR code education initiative. While it was aimed at consumers, it’s the retailers who seem to use it the most.
When Garden of Life looked at extending its protein and meal replacement lines with coffee and yerba mate flavors, the company was looking for partners that were the right fit both in terms of ingredient quality and service but also in terms of outlook, too.
Supplementation with vitamin D and calcium may not reduce the severity of joint symptoms in postmenopausal women, says new trial data.
The Food and Drug Administration has given additional clarification to a ill-defined subcategory of foods by issuing a revised draft guidance on medical foods. The new version clarifies some issues surrounding branding and marketing, and in so doing, raises a few issues of its own, according to an observer.
ChromaDex Corporation reported a 1% rise in overall revenues in the second quarter of 2013 while cutting losses to under $1 million.
Supplementation with vitamin D3 does not appear to reduce blood pressure in people with hypertension, new research suggests.