The dietary supplements industry has reacted to a recent report from the U.S. Preventive Services Task Force that dismissed the potential benefits of multivitamins for the prevention of cardiovascular disease and cancer.
Melanie Bush says she had a bone to pick with cancer. So when she had an opportunity to utilize a social impact initiative through the Miss America scholarship Organization, she decided to use her platform to focus on cancer prevention and awareness.
FDA came down hard on purveyors of Delta-8 THC and CBD products that were making disease claims on the substances. The Agency also reiterated the reasons it believes Delta-8 is not a suitable ingredient for products marketed as supplements.
Turnover of employees across the US is increasing, presenting companies with the challenge of recruiting. In the second of our two articles on the changing HR landscape, NutraIngredients-USA explores the challenges of recruiting good people in a competitive...
As the US economy surges back, many industries are bracing themselves for a tsunami of employee turnover. In the first of our two articles on the changing HR landscape, NutraIngredients-USA explores the challenges of staff retention and how the dietary...
Gut health. It’s everywhere. It’s hard not to go a day without hearing about the microbiome or the launch of a new probiotic. But the more we learn about this enigma within us, the more questions arise.
The International Scientific Association for Probiotics and Prebiotics (ISAPP) has clarified the term ‘postbiotics’ in a statement that responds to the scientific groundswell and growing number of postbiotic applications.
2020 was a year of changing business practices, challenged global supply chains, and skyrocketing sales of dietary supplements and functional foods as consumers took more control of their own health and wellness.
The new dietary supplement specifications from Amazon are comprehensive, but adverse event reporting is not currently part of the picture and that presents challenges for brands and consumers, says an expert.
The US Food and Drug Administration has sent warning letters to five supplement companies about the sale of cesium chloride products, which the Agency said present significant health risks. The products have been a concern for several years.
The Detox Project is a research and certification platform that set up Glyphosate Residue Free Certification which aims to educate consumers about the dangers of this chemical entering the food and nutraceutical supply.
Researchers at the Snyder Institute for Chronic Diseases at the Cumming School of Medicine at the University of Calgary have pinpointed which gut bacteria help the immune system fight off cancerous tumors and the mechanisms in doing so. The breakthrough...
Poor diet is the leading risk factor for early death worldwide. Yet nutrition is insufficiently incorporated into medical education, according to a new report from the Harvard Law School Food Law and Policy Clinic (FLPC).
Dietary intake of the kinds of flavonoids found in apples and tea may ward off certain types of cancer and heart-related disease, a Danish cohort study finds, especially for smokers and heavy drinkers.
Researchers continue to link diet with gut health as a US team find fruit, vegetable and whole grain consumption results in higher beneficial bacteria whilst diets that include fat, alcohol, and added sugar result in higher harmful bacteria numbers.
Multivitamins don’t extend lifespan, according to the conclusion of a recent population based study. Industry experts countered that the many confounders in the data make that result tentative at best.
Finnish-Indian spirulina firm Prolgae Spirulina Supplies has revealed extensive plans for global growth, with its upcoming range of functional consumer foods expected to drive business in Asia-Pacific, the Middle East, and Europe.
Despite the equivocal reports in the mainstream media of the recently released omega-3s trials, the huge statistical power of the studies means the promising secondary endpoints can be trusted, experts say.
New data from a couple of high profile and hotly anticipated trials indicate that omega-3 consumption may indeed significantly benefit a number of heart health outcomes. But the mainstream media coverage (and therefore messaging to consumers) has been...
A statement by FDA Commissioner Dr. Scott Gottlieb on the approval of a CBD drug has left some industry stakeholders wondering what the exact implications are for the many CBD products being marketed as dietary supplements.
With the marine sources of omega-3s a continuing question in minds of consumers and influencers, alternatives are likely to come to the fore in the future. This issue, along with others, will be examined in a forum discussion taking place tomorrow.
Altering microbiomes is not only about what to add; it’s also about what to take away. Cranberry supplier Fruit d’Or is pursuing the latter course with a partnership with Hydromer Inc. for an antibacterial topical product.
The often-quoted message that "everyone gets everything they need by eating a healthy diet" is clearly not true, says Tieraona Low Dog, MD, but testing for micronutrient deficiencies / status in primary care remains very limited.
As GOED enters a new era under new executive director Ellen Schutt, the goal will be to maintain the group’s already considerable momentum, expand outreach and the group's membership base, and to prepare for the impending release of data from a high-profile,...