It was hard enough keeping everyone on the same compliance page and then along came COVID-19. During the pandemic, FDA has published dozens of guidance documents for the dietary supplement industry as well as other stakeholders.
Advances in compliance, diligence, responsibility, and transparency has moved the needle on best practices in the sports nutrition category, and the perception that the category is the “Wild West” is outdated, says the CSO of Dymatize.
The Coronavirus pandemic was a wakeup call for many, highlighting how conventional medicine may not have immediate solutions. This is driving consumers to look for alternative solutions, but not everyone is convinced dietary supplements are the answer....
With recent data providing “solid evidence” for nicotinamide riboside’s effects on inflammation and body composition, combining NR with exercise will see us “really get some place”, says Dr Charles Brenner.
While sales of immunity health products have been strong for most of 2020, consumer interest in other categories is also surging, from sleep and stress management to a resurgence in sports nutrition, says the COO of The Vitamin Shoppe.
The US Food and Drug Administration may be willing to sit down with a company about a possible NDI submission for full-spectrum hemp extracts, says Steve Mister, president and CEO of the Council for Responsible Nutrition (CRN).