Three former FDA officials said powers granted to the Agency under DSHEA should be fully implemented before modifications of the fundamental regulation of the dietary supplement industry should be considered.
Italian researchers have come up with a scoring system for supplements aimed at improving male fertility. Their analysis shows among the many ingredients used in such supplements, folic acid, inositol and NAC seemed the most promising.
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The Senate candidacy of Dr Mehmet Oz, MD, could pose a public relations risk for the dietary supplement industry, as the prominent media personality gets attacked for being a ‘quack’ who has promoted questionable products.
Rhodiola rosea, an adaptogenic herb most associated with stress management and cognitive function, also has interesting potential for sports nutrition, says a new systematic review published in Frontiers in Nutrition.
Cereal fibre is consistently associated with lower inflammation compared with vegetable and fruit fibre, according to a recent US study assessing the relationship between dietary fibre, inflammation, and CVD incidence.
A combination of antibiotics and therapeutic intervention can restore the natural balance of vaginal microbiome and prevent bacterial vaginosis (BV) linked to an increased risk of sexually transmitted diseases, HIV, and premature birth, according to US...
A new review raises an alarm about some bodybuilding supplementation practices that can damage the kidneys. But an expert with decades of experience in the field said extreme practices followed by some athletes who may have underlying conditions should...
Biology suggests that B vitamins could enhance the effects of omega-3 polyunsaturated fatty acids (PUFAs) when taken for cardiovascular diseases (CVDs), but higher quality and better designed trials are needed, a review has found.
The upcoming IPA World Congress + Probiota Americas will feature a Tech Showcase covering advances in data collection, microbiome analysis, and the application of machine learning to create novel probiotic formulations.
A group of experts in Asia has finalised 14 consensus statements around muscle health in healthy elderly and those suffering from sarcopenia, including recommendation for protein, leucine, and L-carnitine supplementation.
Spain-based botanical ingredients business Nektium has broadened its portfolio to enter the food and beverage market, enabling its products to be used in a variety of applications in addition to supplements.
US researchers conducting a Cocoa Supplement and Multivitamin Outcomes Study (COSMOS) observed a 27% reduction in deaths from cardiovascular disease (CVD) in older adults treated with the extract, although there was no improvement in the death rate for...
A Massachusetts judge has shot down a lawsuit against Vitamin Shoppe on the basis that federal law on structure/function claims take precedence. The ruling was lauded by supplement industry stakeholders.
This year’s Expo West was chock full of innovations in gut health, offering a variety of benefits for humans to maintain optimal digestive health. But what about the 39 trillion microbes that call our bodies home?
In addition to carbs and fats, protein is one of the three macronutrients required for optimal health. Protein aids with tissue growth and repair, supports immune health, and according to new research, may help some children grow taller.
Omaha-based supplement marketer FitLife Brands has reported promising full year revenue that comes with a serious caveat in that the company may need to restate its financial results going back to its 2019 fiscal year.
Yasmeen Nkrumah-Elie, PhD, oversees external Research, managing a portfolio of over 200 studies, as well as supporting marketing, regulatory, and scientific affairs projects. The Global Director of External Research for ChromaDex has over 13 years of...
Canomiks, a startup that filters genomics data through an A.I. platform to drive ingredient development, has entered into a partnership with KiwiTech LLC, an investment platform that provides ‘support ecosystems’ for growth stage companies.