By By Mark Blumenthal, founder and executive director of the American Botanical Council
The year 2020 has been unprecedented in the lives of all people — including those currently involved in the global botanical research communities as well as those involved in global and domestic trade of botanical raw materials, extracts, essential oils,...
By Daniel Fabricant, PhD, President and CEO of the Natural Products Association
This year, we have been on the front lines ensuring that our products remain accessible to millions of health-conscious Americans and fighting to keep our essential businesses open. In the face of mass layoffs and business closures, we took decisive...
By By Scott Steinford, Founder and President, CoQ10 Association
Very few ingredients have enjoyed the consistent growth that CoQ10 has experienced in the past 20 years. In 2000, the global market for ubiquinone had just surpassed 35 metric tons of CoQ10 demand and ubiquinol had yet to be introduced.
Does it matter when you eat? A new study on elite cyclists says yes, with a cohort that ate only between late morning and early evening showing weight loss and loss of fat mass compared to others that ate throughout the day.
While the cardiovascular benefits of omega-3 fatty acids have been known for decades, there was disagreement about whether fish oil supplements may raise LDL-cholesterol levels. A new analysis provides reassurance about the safety of these products.
A group of Australian naturopathic experts is gathering on-the-ground data from health practitioners on the effectiveness of nutraceuticals in helping to combat COVID-19, and will present the findings to health authorities.
While digestive health remains the leading health position for probiotics in the US, immune support is the second most popular positioning with online reviews growing 26% in the first half of 2020 to hit 179,000 in July, says Lumina Intelligence.
In an open letter being sent to world governments today (21st December), 120 health, science and medical experts from the UK, US, and Europe say there is clear scientific evidence that vitamin D reduces Covid-19 infections, hospitalisations, and deaths.
French authorities have highlighted the need to take precautions when taking food supplements containing tea tree, niaouli and cajeput essential oils, citing risks to children, pregnant or breastfeeding women resulting from their misuse.