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Zeaxanthin shows skin health benefits from within: Study

Dietary supplements of the carotenoid zeaxanthin with sea buckthorn fruit oil and wheat ceramides may reduce wrinkles in women, says a new study.

Special edition: Anti-Aging

A Global Look: How the US anti-aging supplement market fares

According to data by Euromonitor International, the US beauty dietary supplement market places seventh globally in retail sales.

Only 1/5 global population meet 'ideal' vitamin E levels: Review

Only a fifth of the world’s population are receiving the recommended vitamin E intake, a review has concluded, placing a heightened risk for conditions affecting the immune system, cognitive function and cardiovascular health.

FDA to update rules on vitamin D fortification of plant-based dairy alternatives

The FDA is amending the food additive regulations to allow manufacturers to fortify a wider range of plant-based dairy milk alternatives and yogurt alternatives with vitamin D2, and to increase the current permitted levels of vitamin D3 in dairy milk, in response to a petition filed by Dean Foods and WhiteWave Foods.

Special Edition: Anti-Aging

Seeing is believing: Managing consumer expectations for beauty from within products

When consumers use beauty-from-within products they expect to see the effects in the mirror, and sometimes quickly, but this is actually more of an opportunity than a challenge, say experts.

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Pre-natal multivitamins: ‘Pregnancy is no time to gamble’

Recent headlines related to a review calling pre-natal vitamin and mineral supplements an “unnecessary expense” for most expectant mothers could lead to serious repercussions and a stronger response from all stakeholders is needed to challenge such statements.

Supplements appear to help boost US vitamin D levels

The vitamin D status of the US population is improving, coinciding with the use of higher vitamin D supplement doses, says a new study from the US CDC and the Office of Dietary Supplements.

Science, market forces, challenges and opportunities in the spotlight in Anti-Aging forum

Experts from Nutrilite/Amway, Atrium Innovations, Unistraw, and CosmeticsDesign will discuss the challenges and opportunities in the beauty-from-within category in a FREE forum hosted by NutraIngredients-USA.

Summer new launches: From probiotic flavored waters to vegan protein powders

Probiotics are hitting the market by storm, appearing in novel applications such as post-workout chocolate, vegan meal replacement shakes, and flavored water.

Yohimbe, Guayusa, and Mucuna comprise BSN’s new pre-workout supplement product

Marketed for its energy-boosting qualities, BSN looked to the Amazon, the Himalayas, and West Africa for botanical ingredients for one of its new EDGE pre-workout products.

NOW supports prenatal vitamin D project as part of ongoing research commitment

A prenatal vitamin D project to be conducted in Montana demonstrates NOW Foods’ commitment to supporting ongoing research in the vitamin, the company says.

Rising global demand sees DSM shift vitamin B6 production to China

Global ingredients supplier DSM has started production of vitamin B6 at its new state-of-the-art facility in Xinghuo, China.

Gnosis launches chart to explain folic acid doses to consumers

To address increasing consumer concern on folic acid supplementation, Gnosis released a flow chart that shows the folate metabolic pathway.

Can innovation pump up deflating bone supplement sales?

It’s not just about calcium anymore. From collagen to creatine, the market is ripe with opportunity to create innovative, scientifically-backed bone health products, experts say.

Today! GNC, NBTY, Jarrow Formulas & NOW Foods headline Bone & Joint Health event

Experts from some of the most recognizable brands in dietary supplements will discuss the market forces, science, supply chain, and future opportunities in bone and joint health in a FREE online event hosted by NutraIngredients-USA.

NPA, CRN claim efforts helped derail move to pile on more regulations in Puerto Rico

A bill that would have set into stone onerous requirements on dietary supplements in Puerto Rico has been set aside, and two trade associations are taking credit for helping to avert the threat.

Careful market research underlies hangover product's launch

The developers of a new hangover supplement believe careful pre launch market analysis will help them succeed where others have failed.

Federal GMO labeling bill hailed as 'true compromise,' but critics say it's woefully inadequate

Attempts to reach a federal GMO labeling solution have failed miserably to date. However, a bipartisan deal requiring mandatory GMO labeling (via smartlabels, symbols or as yet undetermined wording) thrashed out in the Senate on Thursday looks like it could prove the exception to the rule.

Special edition: Bone & Joint Health

Bone & Joint Health Quiz: Do you know your MSM from your ESM?

Do you know what MSM stands for? How much is the global glucosamine market worth? Which ingredient is driving a lot of growth in the joint health sector?

ChromaDex stock slide caused by 'baseless' allegations, CEO says

ChromaDex Corp has been the target of a short seller whose allegations against the company caused the company’s stock price to stagger. CEO Frank Jaksch called the attack ‘baseless.’

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