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Dietary supplement industry reacts to GLP-1 era

By Danielle Masterson

J.P. Morgan Research predicts that there will be 30 million GLP-1 users in the U.S. by 2030—about 9% of the population. The dietary supplement industry is actively responding to the opportunities presented by the GLP-1 era, with a focus on innovation,...

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Probiotic blend reduces body fat, BMI: Study

By Olivia Haslam

A probiotic blend consisting of Lacticaseibacillus paracasei BEPC22 and Lactiplantibacillus plantarum BELP53 has been found to reduce body fat percentage, weight and BMI in a new placebo-controlled trial.

June Launch Pad

June Launch Pad

By Danielle Masterson

From cognition to intermittent fasting and metabolic support, June is all about brains and beauty.

NutraCast: You gotta fight for your right to sell supps

NutraCast: You gotta fight for your right to sell supps

By Danielle Masterson

Several states and most recently the platform TikTok have placed tighter restrictions on dietary supplements, causing concern for many in the industry as well as supplement users. Adel Villalobos, founder and CEO of Lief Labs, says now is the time to...

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Synbiotics may help regulate lipid metabolism: Study

By Olivia DeSmit

The use of a synbiotic supplement helped to modulate miRNA expression and therefore lipid metabolism, according to a recent study. This modulation was observed in participants suffering from dyslipidemia, a metabolic disorder with abnormal blood lipid...

Adverse effects do not deter military supplement use: Study

Adverse effects do not deter military supplement use: Study

By Asia Sherman

Military service members continue to use dietary supplements even after reporting adverse effects like rapid heart rate and tingling sensations, according to the latest installment of The Military Dietary Supplement Use Study.

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The Vitamin Shoppe now offers GLP-1 medications

By Danielle Masterson

New Jersey-based retailer The Vitamin Shoppe has launched Whole Health Rx, which the company says provides a holistic approach to health solutions. The service encompasses nutritional supplements, expert guidance on lifestyle practices and prescription...

NutraWomen Wednesday: Caitlyn Krebs, CEO and cofounder, Nalu Bio

NutraWomen Wednesday: Caitlyn Krebs, CEO and cofounder, Nalu Bio

By Danielle Masterson

A biologist by training with an entrepreneurial mindset, Caitlyn Krebs, CEO and cofounder of Nalu Bio, said she’s committed to building a world-class team that will deliver chemistry-derived cannabinoids that solve some of the world’s top health and wellbeing...

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Judge sets schedule for NPA’s challenge of restrictive NY law

By Stephen Daniells

U.S. District Judge Joan Azrack in the Eastern District of New York has agreed to the schedule for hearings between the Natural Products Association (NPA) and the New York Attorney General regarding ongoing efforts to stop the state’s highly restrictive...

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Ayana Bio gets $300K NIH grant for plant cell-cultivated saffron

By Stephen Daniells

The National Center for Complementary and Integrative Health (NCCIH), part of the U.S. National Institutes of Health (NIH), has awarded a grant to support Ayana Bio’s research into the production of saffron’s neuroprotective bioactives through plant cell...

Are babies exposed to maternal omega-3s at risk for higher BMI?

Are babies exposed to maternal omega-3s at risk for higher BMI?

By Claudia Adrien

A new study published in the American Journal of Clinical Nutrition reports that the children of mothers who consumed fish oil supplements—comprised of omega-3 (n-3) long-chained polyunsaturated fatty acid (LCPUFA)—during their third trimester had an...

Kratom in market and legislative limbo

Kratom in market and legislative limbo

By Claudia Adrien

“From both a consumer standpoint and from an industry standpoint, it's very hard to know what you can and can't do [with kratom],” industry lawyer Rick Collins told attendees at SupplySide East 2024.

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SDNY Judge denies CRN’s request for preliminary injunction

By Stephen Daniells

A judge in the Southern District of New York has denied the Council for Responsible Nutrition’s motion for a preliminary injunction against a new law coming into effect on Monday, April 22 that will restrict access to certain dietary supplements for people...

Malnutrition offers insight into the gut-brain axis

Malnutrition offers insight into the gut-brain axis research gap

By Claudia Adrien

Cognitive deficits caused by malnutrition may be restored by interventions targeting the gut microbiome. However, direct imaging of the brain is still needed to understand those cognitive connections in humans, according to findings published in Clinical...

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