Proteins, peptides, amino acids

Dr Cara Welch speaking with NutraIngredients-USA in 2015

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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No dieting silver bullets, expert says

By Hank Schultz

Sports nutrition products are often linked to certain diet plans, such as ketogenic diets, high protein/low fat approaches and others. A nutrition expert says the prosaic takeaway is that all of these have been shown to work, provided that consumers...

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Key takeaways from Sports & Active Nutrition Summit

By Hank Schultz

The Sports & Active Nutrition Summit returned as an in person event in San Diego earlier this month, breaking attendance and engagement records along the way. Here are some of the key takeaways from the NutraIngredients-USA staff.

NutraWomen Wednesday: Liat Lachish Levy, CEO at ChickP

NutraWomen Wednesday: Liat Lachish Levy, CEO at ChickP

By Danielle Masterson

Liat Lachish Levy recently took the lead role at foodtech company ChickP. Levy said her passion for growing and transforming businesses while creating positive change is what helped her land the CEO position.

Lessons from NutraIngredients-USA's Business Leaders Forum

Lessons from NutraIngredients-USA's Business Leaders Forum

By Stephen Daniells

Ongoing category growth, evolving immunity positioning, reacting to social media, and the long-tail of supply chain issues were just some of the take-aways from our recent Business Leaders Forum, which brought together the CEOs of Pharmavite, NOW, and...

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Bar association panel takes FDA to task over NDI enforcement

By Hank Schultz

A perplexing attitude towards enforcement on the part of federal regulators leaves the dietary supplement industry with little incentive to file New Dietary Ingredient Notifications, participants in a legal panel asserted recently.

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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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Guest article

Collagen: Going beyond skin deep

By Len Monheit, Executive Director, Collagen Stewardship Alliance

Collagen has become ubiquitous, perhaps even a poster child, for broad health and wellness as the audience for this exciting ingredient has continued to expand in recent years. This growth is expected to continue into 2022 and beyond, and as is the case...

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New duckweed protein firm signs development deal

By Hank Schultz

Canadian company Pontus Protein has announced milestones on its path to commercialize a water lentil-derived ingredient as well as the ‘vertical aquaponics’ platform in which it will be grown.

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Another phenibut product shows up in warning letter

By Hank Schultz

An FDA warning letter to the marketer of a product containing phenibut took the company to task over noncompliant disease claims but made no mention of the legal status of the ingredient itself.