The nutritional profile of bee pollen is 'a treasure trove of active natural metabolites', according to scientists, who've updated the food's nutritional values, which may have food safety considerations for the future.
The American Herbal Products Association, a trade group, announced that its Botanical Raw Materials committee now has a Sustainability Subcommittee “to further AHPA’s ongoing efforts to ensure sustainable supplies of valuable botanicals.”
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The European Commission (EC) intends to authorise for the first time a health claim arising from the combined effects of a number of substances, in a decision that affects firms backing the synergistic effect of nutrients in their products.
It was supposed to be the final word on vitamin D for bone health, but a new meta-analysis does more to illustrate the flaws in applying a drug model to essential nutrients than it does to dismiss the potential bone health benefits of the sunshine vitamin.
A paper that published this morning in the JAMA Network Open journal found that FDA had identified 776 adulterated dietary supplements in a 10-year period ending in 2016. As most of these products were tainted with drugs, calling them ‘supplements’ was...
A new study has found that whey protein supports the recovery from muscle loss among elderly subjects better than do collagen peptides. But neither protein helped prevent the muscle loss in the first place.