All news articles for February 2021

Ghost CEO predicts proliferation of esports categories

Ghost CEO predicts proliferation of esports categories

By Stephen Daniells

The esports supplements category is dominated by energy and focus products, but as gamers warm up to supplements expect to see a proliferation of categories targeting this community, says the CEO of Ghost Lifestyle.

Creatine supplementation is most often associated with strength/short burst activities, but can be useful in other applications, too.  A recent paper tackles some of the many misconceptions about this ingredient. ©Getty Images - Kittiya

Roundup by experts puts to rest common creatine misconceptions

By Hank Schultz

A new paper authored by experts in creatine supplementation seeks to dispel some long standing misconceptions about this legacy sports nutrition ingredient. Among the concerns addressed are water retention, kidney damage, baldness and others.

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Pet supplement sales surged 21% in 2020: Report

By Stephen Daniells

Mirroring the human dietary supplement category, sales of pet supplements also skyrocketed in 2020, with Packaged Facts reporting that growth rates quadrupling in 2020 from 2019.

Immunity on-trend: Selenium and zinc’s time to shine

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Immunity on-trend: Selenium and zinc’s time to shine

By Nikki Hancocks

Vitamin D is enjoying its well-deserved moment in the spotlight but the next trending ingredients in immune health will be selenium and zinc, according to a supplement entrepreneur.

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Updated: CRN urges public health establishments to issue guidance on vitamin D supplement benefits

House Resolution aims to recognize vitamin D's benefits for COVID-19

By Stephen Daniells

US Representative Glenn Grothman (R-WI) has introduced a House Resolution to recognize the significant role vitamin D may play in the fight against COVID-19.

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