Omega-3s & Nutritional oils

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Pet supplement sales surged 21% in 2020: Report

By Stephen Daniells

Mirroring the human dietary supplement category, sales of pet supplements also skyrocketed in 2020, with Packaged Facts reporting that growth rates quadrupling in 2020 from 2019.

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Special edition: Supplements for pets

NASC President: Pet supplements sales surged in 2020

By Stephen Daniells

As we saw on the human side, the market for pet supplements expanded in 2020 and this growth has been sustained, says Bill Bookout, president of the National Animal Supplement Council (NASC).

NutraCast Podcast: Natures Crops on functional carrier oils

NutraCast Podcast: Natures Crops on functional carrier oils

By Danielle Masterson

Here on the NutraCast, we talk a lot about active ingredients in supplements, but often neglect a very important element: carrier oils. They are often required in formulations to protect, stabilize, and ensure consistent delivery and absorption.

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 2021 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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2020-2025 Dietary Guidelines support dietary supplement use

By Stephen Daniells

Folic acid supplements for mothers, vitamin D supplements for infants, and B12 supplements for older adults are just some of the recommendations in the 2020-2025 Dietary Guidelines for Americans, but there is barely any mention of omega-3s.

NutraVideo: Attorney Nair on the reasonable consumer

NutraVideo: Attorney Nair on the reasonable consumer

By Danielle Masterson

So-called 'transition' or toddler formulas allegedly trick parents into thinking these products adhere to the same standards as infant formula, according to three separate but nearly identical class action lawsuits.

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Guest article

Omega-3 Overview 2020: COVID and Contradictions (in Science)

By Ellen Schutt, Executive Director, GOED

The year 2020 will go down in history as a year like no other; the overused adjective “unprecedented” doesn’t even seem to do the situation justice anymore. In a year dominated by COVID-19, it’s impossible to look at any industry segment without examining...

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High DHA supplement boosts testosterone in overweight men

By Hank Schultz

Researchers have found that a high DHA fish oil supplement raised testosterone levels in a cohort of obese men. The result come from a secondary analysis of data from a larger trial done to look for insulin sensitivity effects.

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Aker debuts new ingredient that breaks ground in brain, eye health

By Hank Schultz

Aker BioMarine has debuted a new ingredient developed from krill oil. The new product, which features EPA and DHA bound to a lysophosphatidylcholine (LPC) backbone, is based on cutting edge research and breaks ground in the area of brain and eye health,...

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