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 Adequate Vitamin K2 sets children up for healthy bone and cardiovascular system development, a review paper argues. ©Getty Images - Eclipse_Images

Study makes case for K2 supplementation for children

By Hank Schultz

A new review paper lays out the need for adequate vitamin K2 levels in children. Deficiency is associated with a range of issues including a predisposition toward cardiovascular disease and poor bone health.

The NutraIngredients-USA Awards are back! Submit your entries!

The NutraIngredients-USA Awards are back! Submit your entries!

By Stephen Daniells

The NutraIngredients-USA Awards are back for 2022 with new two categories but the same commitment to honor the best and brightest in ingredients, finished products, companies, people, and initiatives in the dietary supplements industry.

GOED chief: 2021 has been as good as 2020 for omega-3s

GOED chief: 2021 has been as good as 2020 for omega-3s

By Stephen Daniells

After 2020’s record setting sales across the dietary supplements industry, many industry members have been wondering if such levels could be maintained through 2021. Ellen Schutt, executive director of trade group GOED, has good news for the sector: 2021...

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October Launch Pad

By Danielle Masterson

This month has a variety of offerings for all ages, from probiotics for the tiniest guts to a formulation for menopausal support.

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Conagen scales up hydroxytyrosol fermentation production

By Stephen Daniells

Massachusetts-based Conagen has announced it has scaled-up production and commercialization of the antioxidant ingredient hydroxytyrosol, thereby expanding the health ingredient portfolio of its commercial partner Blue California.

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Are omega-3 fatty acids prebiotic ingredients?

By Stephen Daniells

Omega-3s may beneficially alter the composition of the gut microbiome and lead to increases in the production of short chain fatty acids, says a study from King’s College London.

Nuseed Nutritional uses a genetically modified form of canola as the raw material for its plant-based omega-3 ingredient. ©Getty Images - alexxx1981

GMO plant-based omega-3 approved as NDI

By Hank Schultz

Nuseed Nutritional US has announced its omega-3 ingredient derived from a genetically modified canola strain has successfully completed a New Dietary Ingredient Notification with FDA.

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