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NPA to roll-out online TruLabel registry portal to industry in early 2016

The Natural Products Association is making its TruLabel registration database available to the industry for voluntary registration and the general public with a new online portal database set to be...

Sustained release powdered CarnoSyn opens doors to new markets, applications for beta-alanine

Natural Alternatives International’s new sustained release CarnoSyn powder significantly expands the appeal of the muscle-building and endurance-boosting beta-alanine ingredient beyond just hardcore fitness enthusiasts to women, the elderly and consumers...

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“There is significant opportunity for relaxation beverages," Traditional Medicinals manager says

Traditional Medicinals sees untapped potential for growth in the emerging calming beverage category, which consumers are turning to for help counterbalancing the effects of popular energy drinks and everyday stress.

P&G meta-analyses supports psyllium fiber’s blood sugar management potential

Consuming psyllium may help blood sugar management, say meta-analyses of 35 randomized, controlled, clinical studies from scientists at Procter & Gamble and Duke University.

Special edition: Inflammation

High potency omega-3s & curcuminoids: NBTY’s top scientists on what’s next in inflammation

New product delivery formats, a long list of ingredients, and scientific consensus are driving developments in supplements positioned for inflammation, NBTY’s top scientists tell NutraIngredients-USA.

New high potency oil allows Nordic Naturals to enter one-pill-a-day omega-3s game

Nordic Naturals has delved into the “one pill a day” omega-3s space with a new product featuring its latest, super high concentrate triglyceride fish oil. The company says the product,...

Klean Athlete line sponsors US water polo teams

Klean Athlete, a Douglas Labs supplement brand, has announced a partnership with the US national men’s and women’s water polo teams. It’s part of the brand’s strategy to expand beyond...

Quest Nutrition president: 'Our goal is to end metabolic disease'

Quest Nutrition has a somewhat ambitious mission statement (“Our goal is to end metabolic disease,” says president Tom Bilyeu). But while it may be some time before the El Segundo-based...

In-house labs make sense in era of mounting pressure on supply chain, NOW Foods' Secrist says

The mounting pressure on supply chain verification means it’s time for more companies in the dietary supplements industry to consider building and staffing their own labs, said NOW Foods exec...

‘Don’t reinvent the wheel’: Industry & government should work together on improving existing DSLD, says AHPA

The American Herbal Products Association (AHPA) Board of Trustees has opposed the establishment of a mandatory requirement for dietary supplements to be registered with the FDA as a stand-alone approach...

Ex-POM exec: Coffee fruit is the next big thing in functional foods, beverages

KonaRed – the Hawaii-based company on a mission to make coffee fruit the next big thing in functional foods and beverages – has similar challenges to those POM Wonderful faced...

Nutranomics' new CEO reportedly to inject own cash into flagging company

The management team at supplement manufacturer Nutranomics has turned over in an effort to reinvigorate a company that has lost sales momentum and whose stock price has declined precipitously.

Permeate market will 'explode into life' once Codex standard set: Arla Foods Ingredients

The market for dairy permeate powder will “explode into life” once a Codex Alimenatarius standard is adopted, says Arla Foods Ingredients. 

Synbiotic supplement targets women who are at particular risk for low fiber intake, dietitian says

Registered dietitian Felicia Stoler, a consultant on the newly launched Regular Girl synbiotic dietary supplement, doesn’t mince words when it comes to why she believes the product is needed.

GNC files motion to remove OR AG’s lawsuit to Federal Court

Supplement retailing giant GNC Holdings, Inc. has filed a motion to remove to Federal Court the lawsuit filed against it by Oregon Attorney General Ellen Rosenblum.

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Protein could give products for endurance athletes an extra edge, says Arla Foods Ingredients

A new fast absorbing protein from Arla Foods Ingredients could help crack open the endurance sports sector, which has significant potential for growth but until now has been largely dominated...

'Shadiness' of supplement market drove EXOS to create own sports line with Thorne

EXOS, a sports performance firm,  says the increasing murkiness of the supplement market drove it to create its own sports nutrition line manufactured by practitioner channel specialist Thorne Research.

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CRN adds six companies to membership roster

The Council for Responsible Nutrition (CRN) has added five new voting members and one new associate member.

DMAA: Almost 40 products still commercially available with the controversial ingredient

Thirty nine products containing controversial ingredient DMAA are commercially available in the US, according to the Human Performance Resource Center.

Mister: Bayer opinion is not a green light to just say whatever you want, but the opinion is a reassurance

The recent decision in the Bayer vs FTC case contains positive lessons and some points of caution for the industry, notably around what you need to substantiate claims and why...

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Nestlé Health Science to open $70m product technology center in Bridgewater, NJ, in 2016

Nestlé Health Science (NHS) is investing $70m in a product technology center in Bridgewater, New Jersey, that will become its new US HQ and research hub.

Bayer vs FTC: Not the battle of the experts many were expecting…

The Bayer vs FTC case in the US District Court of New Jersey is full of lessons, including what does and does not constitute ‘competent and reliable scientific evidence’, and...

Which supplement brands are people buying online?

Online is increasingly a vital outlet for supplements, but which brands rule the internet, what’s their share, and how do they differ between the retailers online?

Six disruptive brands in health & wellness... and what they can teach us

The tortoise - rather than the hare – is often the winner in the retail food and beverage industry, says Hartman Group’s SVP James Richardson, PhD, who says we can...

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