By Jim Emme, CEO of NOW and Board Member of the Natural Products Association
The pandemic has made all Americans more health conscious. Along with social distancing and better hand hygiene, Americans are turning to nutritional supplements as a way to boost their immune systems and support their overall health.
The skin microbiome continues to ignite interest as science fast advances and product innovations hit shelves, but where exactly are the biggest opportunities for industry and what will be the key challenges moving forward?
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).
Nestlé Health Science has agreed to acquire a majority stake in Chicago-based Vital Proteins, adding the leading collagen brand to its other vitamin, mineral, supplement and wellness brands, including Atrium Innovations, Garden of Life, Pure Encapsulations...
Oral consumption of a hot water extract of Hydrangea serrata leaves may improve wrinkles, hydration, skin elasticity, and skin texture, says a randomized, double-blind, placebo-controlled trial from Korea.
Skyrocketing consumer interest in dietary supplements is placing increasing demands on a supply chain straining under national and international efforts to contain the novel Coronavirus, but could this be creating artificial demand?
Provo, UT-based MLM NuSkin saw year-over-year revenues fall by 10% as a result of the continued regulatory pressure in China. The COVID-19 disease outbreak is expected to depress results even further in the coming year.