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The new survey of endurance athletes (cyclists, runners & triathletes) showed that 78% were using dietary supplements to support health, enhance performance, and improve sleep.   Image © Klaus Vedfelt / Getty Images

Almost 80% of endurance athletes use supplements: Survey

By Stephen Daniells

Dietary supplement use is very high among endurance athletes, with older athletes using the products, says a new study that suggests opportunity to develop age-specific products for this population.

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Cara Welch named permanent director of ODSP at FDA

By Stephen Daniells

The US Food and Drug Administration has announced that Dr Cara Welch will be the new permanent director of its Office of Dietary Supplement Programs. The announcement was welcomed by industry trade groups.

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Supplements help improve outcomes for kidney patients: Study

By Hank Schultz

A study out of British Columbia has found that oral nutritional supplements that boost the intake of protein and other nutrients can benefit subjects suffering from kidney failure and improve outcomes when they begin dialysis.

The NutraIngredients-USA Awards are back! Submit your entries!

The NutraIngredients-USA Awards are back! Submit your entries!

By Stephen Daniells

The NutraIngredients-USA Awards are back for 2022 with new two categories but the same commitment to honor the best and brightest in ingredients, finished products, companies, people, and initiatives in the dietary supplements industry.

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Review concludes magnesium relieves diabetes symptoms

By Nicola Gordon-Seymour

Oral supplementation with magnesium (Mg) - in particular magnesium oxide - facilitates glucose absorption while increasing insulin levels to help alleviate the symptoms associated with diabetes, according to a systemic review of related trials.

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CRN survey: 80% of Americans are now using dietary supplements

By Stephen Daniells

Americans have turned to dietary supplements in record numbers over the past two years, with the numbers of users hitting new highs, and confidence in the effectiveness, safety and quality remaining impressively high, according to CRN’s 2021 Consumer...

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Hangover cures keep coming despite FDA action

By Hank Schultz

Despite a recent FDA enforcement action, bringing hangover products to market with provocative claims continues to be a siren call for the dietary supplement industry.

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US Military supplement use ‘increasing over time’: Study

By Stephen Daniells

Overall use of dietary supplements continues to increase over time in all branches of the US military, says a new survey that shows that 74% of service members reported using at least one supplement at least once a week.