There are increasing cases of malnutrition and nutrition deficiencies in a developed country like the US, recent studies report. We chat with an expert to get his analysis.
It is “difficult or impossible” for vegans to get enough of nutrients like vitamin B12, the German Nutrition Society (DGE) has said in a position paper now cited by the government.
In addition to the areas that require clarification, the dietary supplement industry should look carefully and cautiously at the revised draft guidance for new dietary ingredient notifications, specifically at the economic impact of the FDA's new and expanded definition of new dietary ingredients (NDIs), says Loren Israelsen, president of the United Natural Products Alliance (UNPA).
Supplements of vitamin D may improve fasting glucose levels and insulin resistance in healthy Japanese adults, says a new study.
The devil is in the detail, and one detail easily missed in the new draft guidance for new dietary ingredient notifications is that self-affirmed GRAS is no longer mentioned as an ‘alternative’ to an NDI notification.
Robert Heaney, MD, a world-renowned researcher in the field of bone biology and vitamin D, has passed away at the age of 88 after a struggle with brain cancer.
A new product prototype, called Lolivita, debuted at the IFT show in Chicago last month. Behind its conception, co-founder Chelsea Briganti imagined what it would be like “if your actual container had a functional benefit,” she told NutraIngredients-USA.
Supplements of vitamin E tocotrienols may prolong running times in obese rats to the same extent as whey protein alone, says a new study.
A new study conducted on nicotinamide riboside (NR), a form of vitamin B3, suggests the ingredient can help forestall some aspects of muscle weakness brought on by aging.
Weight loss specialist Medifast reported lower revenues as it repositions its business with an increased emphasis on its network marketing component and a nascent sports nutrition segment tied to sponsorship of sports leagues.
Almost 70% of elite Dutch athletes may be vitamin D insufficient or deficient, says a new study from the Netherlands Olympic Committee and DSM.
Vitamin Shoppe Inc recorded higher net sales in its second quarter, but those came at a cost; the retailer was forced to resort to heavier promotions, which cut into margins and depressed earnings.
Branded ingredient suppliers are increasingly being called upon to present customers with sophisticated, turn-key solutions for claims and marketing support to differentiate themselves and to justify the higher price point of their ingredients.
With the goal of making supplements attractive to people with an aversion to pills by serving them like a Nespresso or Keurig, GüdPod will be rolling out its new delivery system soon. And all brands are invited to participate.
Marketers of supplements positioned for beauty-from-within need to tie-in closely with cosmetic beauty products to further develop the market, and supplements products should be packaged much more like cosmetic products, experts told viewers of the NutraIngredients-USA Anti-Aging Forum.
The novel vitamin C formulation Ester-C increases levels of the vitamin in white blood cells (leukocytes) more than regular ascorbic acid, says a new study from NBTY and KGK Synergize.
With a dispenser that sits nicely on the counter, Tespo is aiming to boost compliance and deliver the daily nutrients and bioactives in a liquid.
Dietary supplements of the carotenoid zeaxanthin with sea buckthorn fruit oil and wheat ceramides may reduce wrinkles in women, says a new study.
According to data by Euromonitor International, the US beauty dietary supplement market places seventh globally in retail sales.
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