On Monday FDA Commissioner Scott Gottlieb put forward some ideas about where the regulation of dietary supplements should go in the coming years. This is an opportunity that should not be missed. What should be tops on the industry’s wish list?
The words ‘detox’ and ‘cleanse,’ when used with supplements or juices or diets, have strong market appeal. But some experts from the dietary supplement industry believe it’s time to move away from those words.
The comments made by FDA Commissioner Scott Gottlieb, MD, on the NDIs issue have made dietary supplement industry stakeholders sit up and take notice. The comments were met with an air of cautious optimism.
Unlike pharmaceuticals, the effects of nutritional supplements are subtle. We spoke with several contract research organizations that specialize in human clinical trials for nutritional interventions to learn how companies can validate liver health claims.
Despite the changing face of retail putting brick and mortar outlets under increasing pressure, Natural Grocers seems to have cracked the code, at least for the moment. The company posted a greater than 9% net sales increase in its most recent quarter.
Brazil’s world leading diversity of plants conceals another as yet unexplored universe—the vast number of bacterial and fungal species living within these plants in a symbiotic relationship. These organisms could be the source of as yet undiscovered active...