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NutraWomen Wednesday: Jessica ter Haar, Scientific Director, IPA

NutraWomen Wednesday: Jessica ter Haar, Scientific Director, IPA

By Danielle Masterson

Microbiology expert Jessica ter Haar, PhD, is the scientific director at the International Probiotics Association (IPA). She focuses a lot on helping women achieve their best possible microbial health during every stage of life—a topic that she’s helping...

NOW’s Aaron Secrist on Amazon exposé

NOW’s Aaron Secrist on Amazon exposé

By Danielle Masterson

NutraIngredients-USA sat down with Aaron Secrist, executive vice president of Quality, Regulatory Affairs & Operations at NOW Health Group, to reflect on what has happened over the past year and what he thinks is next for the e-commerce giant.

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The blurred lines of the legality of Delta-8

By Danielle Masterson

Months ago, many may not have even been aware of the existence of this cannabis compound. Today, Delta-8 is the fastest-growing category of hemp products, with US sales of products listing Delta-8 jumping 144% from a year earlier, according to cannabis...

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ABC: 2020 saw soaring sales but rising supply and adulteration concerns, too

By By Mark Blumenthal, founder and executive director of the American Botanical Council

The year 2020 has been unprecedented in the lives of all people — including those currently involved in the global botanical research communities as well as those involved in global and domestic trade of botanical raw materials, extracts, essential oils,...

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NPA details active year

By Daniel Fabricant, PhD, President and CEO of the Natural Products Association

This year, we have been on the front lines ensuring that our products remain accessible to millions of health-conscious Americans and fighting to keep our essential businesses open. In the face of mass layoffs and business closures, we took decisive...

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Botanical sourcing and sustainability priorities for 2021

By By Michael McGuffin, President, American Herbal Products Association (AHPA)

Each New Year presents an opportunity to take stock of where we are and to reevaluate our priorities for the near- and long-term future. We each make our resolutions and then motivate ourselves to meet our goals, whether modest or lofty. With 2021 upon...

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CHPA outlines new trajectory for supplement industry in 2021

By John Troup, PhD, Vice President for Scientific Affairs and Dietary Supplements, Consumer Healthcare Products Association

John Troup, PhD, Vice President for Scientific Affairs and Dietary Supplements, Consumer Healthcare Products Association, argues that 2020 was a historic year for the dietary supplement industry. Unprecedented demand and the market distortions caused...

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Sept. 24 Omega-3s webinar

Do omega-3s have place in pandemic plan? Tune in on Thursday to find out

By Hank Schultz

Omega-3s are the one of the oldest and best researched of ingredients, but new science is being done all the time. A NutraIngredients-USA webinar this week will look at some of the emerging evidence in immune health, sports nutrition, cognitive benefits...

NutraVideo: Clinical studies are key in gaining consumer trust

NutraVideo: Clinical studies are key in gaining consumer trust

By Danielle Masterson

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....

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From the editor's desk

Is it Amazon’s job to fix a problem that was decades in the making?

By Hank Schultz

There has long been a tale within the dietary supplement business of there being two industries, the ‘good guys’ and ‘them.’ With the proliferation of fraudulent products for sale online, the question becomes, whose job is it to remedy that?

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