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GNC leverages store footprint via same-day delivery deal

By Hank Schultz

GNC is finding a way to leverage its extensive store footprint to improve its ecommerce performance by pairing with delivery service Shipt to enable same day delivery of products direct to consumers.

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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.

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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...

NutraCast Podcast: Natures Crops on functional carrier oils

NutraCast Podcast: Natures Crops on functional carrier oils

By Danielle Masterson

Here on the NutraCast, we talk a lot about active ingredients in supplements, but often neglect a very important element: carrier oils. They are often required in formulations to protect, stabilize, and ensure consistent delivery and absorption.

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BASF refocusing sterol ester business with Illinois site sale

By Stephen Daniells

BASF Nutrition & Health has agreed to sell its manufacturing site in Kankakee, IL and the associated businesses of vegetable-oil-based raw material sterols and natural vitamin E, anionic surfactants and esters produced there.

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Omega-3 Overview 2020: COVID and Contradictions (in Science)

By Ellen Schutt, Executive Director, GOED

The year 2020 will go down in history as a year like no other; the overused adjective “unprecedented” doesn’t even seem to do the situation justice anymore. In a year dominated by COVID-19, it’s impossible to look at any industry segment without examining...

NutraVideo: Probiotic found to promote cardiovascular health

NutraVideo: Probiotic found to promote cardiovascular health

By Danielle Masterson

We all know that probiotics are beneficial to the gut. But what about advantages that extend to other parts of the body? Deerland Probiotics and Enzymes recently announced exciting results from a study that found one specific probiotic strain that does...

Today! IPA World Congress + Probiota Americas Digital Summit

Today! IPA World Congress + Probiota Americas Digital Summit

By Stephen Daniells

Kicking off at 12pm Eastern, the three-day event will combine dynamic live broadcasts with exclusive on-demand content about probiotics, prebiotics, and the microbiome. There is still time to register for FREE.

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