Minerals

Is FDA open to entertaining an NDI for CBD products?

Is FDA open to entertaining an NDI for CBD products?

By Stephen Daniells

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).

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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.

NOW CEO: ‘March was unprecedented in the history of the company’

NOW CEO: ‘March was unprecedented in the history of the company’

By Stephen Daniells

Many dietary supplement companies are experiencing surging sales as consumers seek out health-promoting products, and Chicago-based NOW is no different. The company experienced “incredible” sales in March, but ingredient supply bottlenecks and the economic...

The founders of Vous Vitamins said their goal was to eliminate confusion in the choice of the correct multivitamin.  Getty Images

New personalized vitamin firm aims at simpler, safer formulas

By Hank Schultz

A pair of practicing physicians have founded Vous Vitamin, a personalized multivitamin brand that promises to steer customers toward efficacious dosages of nutrients and avoid what they believe to be dangerous overdose possibilities.

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Innovations in delivery systems

Tespo, Güdpod take different tacks to connect to end users

By Hank Schultz

Two innovators of delivery systems based on table top devices are moving in different directions in their quest to connect to consumers. Tespo is harnessing data in a drive to become more connected with end users at home, while Güdpod is focusing on where...

Lloyd Parker, head of nutrition for Everton FC, presented at the Sports Nutrition Summit 2020 in San Diego.  NutraIngredients-USA/Justin Howe

Sports Nutrition Summit 2020

Supplementation forms key part of Everton FC nutrition approach

By Hank Schultz

Supplementation forms a key part of the nutrition protocol of Everton FC, one of the oldest clubs in English football. It’s part of a revamp of the club’s approach to fueling players, brought on by the team’s first dedicated head of nutrition.