Bone & joint health

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PEA supplements may reduce joint discomfort: Study

By Stephen Daniells

Two weeks of supplementation with palmitoylethanolamide, an endocannabinoid-like molecule with potent anti-inflammatory properties, may reduce joint discomfort and improving quality of life in adults, says a new study.

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The three waves of aging

By Danielle Masterson

Researchers have built a plasma-protein clock that produces an accurate snapshot of an individual's biological age.

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Study signals need for vitamin k2 with statin use, says firm

By Nikki Hancocks

Norway-based vitamin K2 supplier NattoPharma has highlighted new evidence connecting statin use to increased cardiovascular risk which it says further proves the need for Vitamin K2 supplementation in these patients.

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.

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Meta-analysis finds tart cherry juice effective exercise recovery aid

By Danielle Masterson

Research suggests tart cherry juice enhances recovery and attenuates symptoms of exercise-induced muscle damage (EIMD), likely a result of the potent antioxidant and anti-inflammatory properties of the cherry. Now, a new meta-analysis that documents the...

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Special edition: Supplements for pets

NASC President: Pet supplements sales surged in 2020

By Stephen Daniells

As we saw on the human side, the market for pet supplements expanded in 2020 and this growth has been sustained, says Bill Bookout, president of the National Animal Supplement Council (NASC).

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Kid-centric products dominate October

By Danielle Masterson

While immune support products have been on trend during the entire pandemic, developers have shifted their focus to children. Immune-supporting ingredients like elderberry and zinc lead the way, along with probiotics, multis, and even a magnesium supplement...

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Preclinical mouse study highlights need for more vitamin D

By Danielle Masterson

Vitamin D is involved in many physiological functions that decline with age, and low levels of the substance contribute to frailty and increased risk for negative health outcomes. Conversely, frailty itself may contribute to lower vitamin D by reducing...

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New supplement line gives gamers a reboot

By Danielle Masterson

Skinz.gg, an esports health and wellness company, has launched its "Power Your Performance” line, geared toward the 2.5 billion gamers across the globe.

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Researchers zero in on supplement use among college athletes

By Danielle Masterson

The high prevalence of dietary supplementation use in the athletic population means there is a risk of inadvertent doping for those users who don’t do their research or get their information from reliable sources.

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News in brief

FTC issues refunds in case of pain relief supplement

By Hank Schultz

The Federal Trade Commission has issued refunds in a case brought against an herbal based pain relief supplement that the Commission alleged had insufficient backing for its claims.

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Sept. 24 Omega-3s webinar

Do omega-3s have place in pandemic plan? Tune in on Thursday to find out

By Hank Schultz

Omega-3s are the one of the oldest and best researched of ingredients, but new science is being done all the time. A NutraIngredients-USA webinar this week will look at some of the emerging evidence in immune health, sports nutrition, cognitive benefits...