LXR Biotech has launched a timed-release energy shot using a recently-developed beadlet technology in a bid to capture more of the energy shot market.
Herbalife's share price dropped sharply yesterday as the company reported second quarter earnings that missed analysts’ estimates. Shares dropped 11% almost immediately on the news and declined further in early trading today, with a share price at the time of publication of $56.10, down from a high of $69.10 on Monday.
The past year has been a tough one for the sales of dietary supplements, and retailing giant GNC is not immune to those trends. In the company’s second quarter 2014 earnings GNC reported declines in both overall revenue and net income year-over-year.
Daily supplements of the sunshine vitamin may reduce the risk of heart failure in older individuals by 20%-25%, says a new study.
Danone shares rose today as rumours strengthened the French dairy giant would sell its medical and paediatric nutrition business (Nutricia), but is the firm streamlining its activities around its core foods businesses or just shifting infant-medical gears?
New findings that the body is less efficient at metabolising folic acid than natural folates could inform policy-making decisions as the UK government considers mandatory fortification of flour with folic acid.
Memory, attention and focus, development, mood; there are numerous ways that a nutrient or ingredient can affect cognitive health. But which have the most science, how do they work, and how are they performing in the market. Check out our gallery of the top ingredients for cognitive health.
An early form of the eye condition age-related macular degeneration (AMD) can occur in people as young as 35, according to German researchers.
NanoSphere Health Sciences has formally launched its line of liquid dietary supplements called Evolve Nutrients that employs its lipid-based delivery technology promising more rapid absorption and better bioavailability.
Long-term use of vitamin C and E supplements do not increase the risk of cancer, while vitamin C may offer some colorectal benefits, according to a new analysis from Harvard researchers.
Lipid-rich fresh avocado and beta-carotene rich foods improve bioavailability of the carotenoids from these foods and convert them into an active form of vitamin A, according to a study published in the Journal of Nutrition.
When it comes to what’s an allowable claim in the realm of cognitive health, ignorance and confusion abound, experts say.
Neptune Technologies and Bioressources absorbed a steep loss in the first quarter of its fiscal year as the company nears the end of its recovery from an explosion and fire that destroyed its lone production plant. Net loss for the quarter was $5.3 million, compared to a net loss of $3.2 million a year previously.
The science to support the potential benefits of nicotinamide riboside for age-related conditions continues to grow, with a new study from Europe indicating the compound may boost the number and size of mitochondria.
The Vitamin Shoppe announced this week that it plans to have all of the labels on products sold in its stores to be submitted to the the National Institutes of Health Dietary Supplement Label Database. The move was welcomed by Steve Mister, president and CEO of the Council of Responsible Nutrition, who said it is one of the things that helps separate responsible dietary supplement retailers from those with a lower level of commitment.
Much has been said about potential declines in the omega-3 sector, but one area that is growing is concentrates, and BASF is ‘very happy to be in the growing part of the market’, says Samy Jandali.
The Council for Responsible Nutrition has teamed with an international dietary supplement trade group to disseminate science-based information about the safety of supplements in an effort to help inform discussions about the harmonization of regulations in various parts of the world.
Swisse Wellness’ global growth is continuing with new office set to open in Europe and Asia soon, but global expansion will require a re-allocation of US resources and a withdrawal from the US market, albeit for a couple of years.
EFSA has approved Dietary Reference Values (DRV) for folate, niacin and selenium, which set population reference intakes, adequate intakes or average requirements for the European population.
Calcium is yet another nutrient that has taken a recent hit in the press and the marketplace with associations of high calcium intake with increased heart disease risk. But a manufacturer of vitamin K2 believes that education on the beneficial interaction its ingredient with the mineral is turning that picture around, and has two major nationwide product launches to prove it.
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