All news articles for May 11, 2017

LifeVantage's sales plummet amid accounting reforms

LifeVantage's sales plummet amid accounting reforms

By Hank Schultz

Network marketing company LifeVantage has been staggered by consecutive quarters of sequential and year-over-year sales declines as it struggles to reform its sales and accounting practices. In its most recent earnings statement sales slid by almost 20%.

Vox Pop: In sports nutrition, 'usually just protein'

Sports Nutrition Special Edition

Vox Pop: 'Protein, and that's pretty much it actually'

By Adi Menayang

Sports nutrition is a booming industry, with Euromonitor estimating a value of $7.4bn in the US. When we went to the streets and asked a few gym-goers what they buy, to no surprise, it was all protein.

Dried Shiitake mushrooms. Image © iStock/tuu Sitthikorn

Dispatches from Experimental Biology 2017

Study supports heart health benefits of mushroom powders

By Stephen Daniells

Adding Portobello or shiitake powder to a high-fat diet may protect arteries from the detrimental effects of a high fat diet, according to findings presented at the recent Experimental Biology 2017 event.

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