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K for Kartilage? New health areas for vitamin K

Dispatches from Vitafoods

K for Kartilage? New health areas for vitamin K

By Stephen Daniells

Vitamin K has been linked to bone, heart, and even prostate health, but could joint health and cartilage be next on the horizon for the unKnown vitamin? Stephen Daniells talks to Prof Cees Vermeer from VitaK, about raising awareness on vitamin K, dietary...

Glanbia guns for sports and infant nutrition market

Glanbia guns for sports and infant nutrition market

Chief operating officer at Glanbia Nutritionals Dr Raimund Hoenes sat down with Shane Starling at Vitafoods in Geneva and shared insights into some of the challenges the sub-division of the Irish dairy giant has faced since its inception two years ago...

Grand plans for vitamins

Grand plans for vitamins

By Lorraine Heller

Vitamin Angels – often referred to as the humanitarian arm of the natural products industry – provides the framework for companies to donate nutritional supplements or fortified foods to children who urgently need them.

Market expected to rebound from Hydroxycut blow

Market expected to rebound from Hydroxycut blow

The recent recall of the top-selling weight loss supplement brand Hydroxycut will further erode consumer confidence in the category, but the market will ultimately rebound, says an ingredients player.

The probiotic moisture challenge

The probiotic moisture challenge

Connie Sindelar, probiotic format development manager at Danisco tells NutraIngredients-USA.com about formulation challenges involved in using the healthy bacteria.

How the EU health claims process could impact US

How the EU health claims process could impact US

How will the new health claims system in Europe impact the state of play in the North American market? Lorraine Heller speaks to a leading international ingredients supplier about the potential marketing and regulatory implications.

Snack Size Science: Vitamin E and the quest for thick hair

Snack Size Science: Vitamin E and the quest for thick hair

By Stephen Daniells

NutraIngredient’s Snack Size Science brings you the week's top science. This week we consider if vitamin E from palm oil can help men with thinning and receding hair. Malaysian researchers suggest there’s potential for the vitamin in mane-maintenance.

Fierce clamp-down for swine flu supplements

Fierce clamp-down for swine flu supplements

Marc Ullman, partner at Ullman, Shapiro & Ullman tells NutraIngredients-USA.com what is in store for companies falsely marketing dietary supplements as preventions for swine flu.

GMP inspections likely to start by fall, says FDA

Dispatches from Supply Side East

GMP inspections likely to start by fall, says FDA

By Lorraine Heller

Although all medium-sized dietary supplement manufacturers in the US will be required to meet new GMP regulations as of June this year, FDA has said it is unlikely to start inspections until fall. The agency’s manager of the Division of Dietary Supplements...

Banker: nutraceuticals stay hot amid economic freeze

Dispatches from Supply Side East

Banker: nutraceuticals stay hot amid economic freeze

By Lorraine Heller

Supplements and healthy foods are proving to be more resilient than other sectors in the midst of the current economic freeze. Investment banker David Thibodeau tells Lorraine Heller why this sector will continue to perform.

Playing ball in China's health claims park

Dispatches from Supply Side East

Playing ball in China's health claims park

By Lorraine Heller

Lorraine Heller met with Randy Dennin, chairman of the Chinese branch of US trade group Natural Products Association (NPA), at Supply Side East and asked him about regulatory and other challenges on the Sino peninsula.

Supply Side East preview

Disptaches from Supply Side East

Supply Side East preview

By Lorraine Heller

Today is the first day of Supply Side East, one of the major east coast trade shows for the functional foods and supplements industries. Lorraine Heller takes a peek at the program and shares some thoughts about what to expect from the show.

Snack Size Science: Fishing for powdered omega-3 salts

Snack Size Science: Fishing for powdered omega-3 salts

By Stephen Daniells

NutraIngredients’ Snack Size Science brings you the week's top science. This week we explore the potential of powdered omega-3 salts as a way of taking this big fish of the nutrition world into yet more products.

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