Supplementation with calcium and vitamin D after menopause could help to improve women's cholesterol profiles, according to new research.
Daily supplements containing branded pantethine ingredient Pantesin, a vitamin B5 derivative, may reduce LDL and total cholesterol by 11% and 6%, respectively, according to a new study.
Vitamin D could have a 'critical influence' levels of serotonin in the brain and may directly effect social behaviours associated with Autism Spectrum Disorder (ASD), according to new research.
Seniors who are deficient in vitamin D also tend to have compromised immune functions including inflammation and biomarkers for heart disease, according to new research.
The final report from a government task force finding no preventive effect of multivitamin usage in relation to cancer and cardiovascular disease has been modified in an appropriate way to reflect the tight focus of the review, said the Council for Responsible Nutrition. How the report will be written about in the mainstream press remains to be seen.
Long-term daily multivitamin supplement use may lower cataract risk by around 9%, according to a new trial of nearly 15,000 men.
Contract manufacturer Robinson Pharma has acquired the manufacturing assests of bankrupt Creations Garden Natural Products in a deal that will allow the combined company to “enter into some new product arenas,” according to Kenn Israel, vice president of marketing.
MegaFood, a leading manufacurer of whole food supplements, has teamed up with an organic orange juice supplier for a ‘grove to tablet’ line of vitamin C supplements.
US researchers may have identified the first direct evidence of a link between prenatal vitamin A status and postnatal risk of asthma in offspring.
Randomised controlled trials on supplementation with vitamin D seem to show that the vitamin has little causal effect on our health outcomes, according to a new meta-analysis which suggests that future research is 'unlikely' to alter such conclusions.
USANA Health Sciences, a network marketing company based on sports nutrition, weight management and general health nutritional products, posted an impressive 10.6% gain in net sales for its fourth quarter of 2013. Net sales hit $186.3 million for the quarter and earnings per share were up 11%.
The Council for Responsible Nutrition urged the Dietary Guidelines Advisory Committee (DGAC) to adopt a new posture on dietary supplements in the next round of federal dietary guidelines, encouraging the use of multivitamins and supplements as a low-cost, no-calorie way to fill key nutrient gaps in most American diets.
Jamieson’s Laboratories, Ltd, Canada’s leading dietary supplement manufacturer, has entered into an agreement to sell the company to CCMP Capitol Advisors for a reported $300 million.
Recent negative reports about the safety and efficacy of dietary supplements aren’t just a black eye on the industry. They represent a groundswell of public sentiment that could lead to the significant alteration of the Dietary Supplement Health and Education Act and thus call for an immediate response. At least, that’s the view of the Natural Products Association as expressed by new president Roxanne Green.
Global vitamins leader DSM is calling on authorities to raise vitamin E intake recommendations after hosting a workshop and posting a paper on the issue that highlight public health threatening global deficiencies.
Athletes supplementing with vitamin C and E could be harming their endurance ability, a study by Norwegian researchers suggests.
Once again, negative results from a tightly focused study with a nutraceutical ingredient have been generalized in the mainstream media as a blanket condemnation. In this case, it was the news that megadoses of vitamin E fed to cancer-prone mice caused their tumors to grow faster. Despite the hubbub, it’s news that is, as far as human supplementation is concerned, “irrelevant,” said Duffy MacKay of the Council for Responsible Nutrition.
Strong demand from consumers for sports nutrition products is working its way backward into teh supply of the popular ingredients for these products, sending their prices up, according to a survey from ingredients supplier GWI.
Capstone Financial Group will act as advisor and help raise $130 million in financing to underpin a planned management buyout of Twinlab Corp. and attendant formation of a new entity aimed at future acquisitions.
High levels of vitamin D may be associated with reduced disease activity and a lower risk of progression for people with multiple sclerosis (MS), according to new research.
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