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GNC succeeds in getting critical debt payment pushed back to August

By Hank Schultz

Supplement retailing giant GNC seems to have prevailed in its high stakes negotiations with its lenders. Bloomberg Law reported yesterday that the company won a postponement until August of a major payment that could have caused the company to sink into...

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Nature Made enters personalized nutrition market

By Danielle Masterson


Pharmavite, the manufacturer of Nature Made vitamins, has debuted nurish, a monthly vitamin subscription service based on individual data culled from an assessment that asks about life stage, diet, lifestyle, health and allergies.

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GNC turns up volume on bankruptcy alarm

By Hank Schultz

Struggling supplement retailer GNC has reiterated a forthright statement that filing for bankruptcy court protection might be only days away.

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Casein-encapsulated calcium eases GI concerns, study finds

By Hank Schultz

Researchers working with a group of postmenopausal women found that a technology using casein to encapsulate calcium nanoparticles reduced GI issues compared with more conventional calcium carbonate or calcium citrate supplements.

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Sulfur: The Forgotten Nutrient

Sulfur: The Forgotten Nutrient

OptiMSM® is a proven source of bio-available sulfur, the third most abundant mineral in the human body. Overlooking its role may come at the expense of...