Vitamins & premixes

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Egg powder may be the next supplement to take on malnutrition

By Danielle Masterson

New research suggests egg powder may be the key to tackling malnutrition in developing countries. Because eggs are not widely available in areas impacted by malnutrition, researchers point to egg powder as an inexpensive and convenient alternative.

NutraWomen Wednesday: Amber Cerda, Director of Marketing at NOW

NutraWomen Wednesday: Amber Cerda, Director of Marketing at NOW

By Danielle Masterson

Amber Cerda started working in the natural products industry in 2001, but left to work in higher education. This industry does get under your skin and into your heart, however, and in 2012 she came back to work at NOW Foods.

Puritan's Pride throws hat in vitamin packs ring

Puritan's Pride throws hat in vitamin packs ring

By Danielle Masterson

Nature Made, Vous Vitamins, Care/Of, Persona and Vitally are just a handful of the growing number of brands offering personalized vitamin packs. And after nearly half a century in the vitamins and supplements business, Puritan's Pride has hopped...

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Paper highlights safety of some weight management ingredients

By Danielle Masterson

With weight loss supplements under attack in several states, researchers rebut with science. The authors of a new paper examine the safety of six ingredients, a move they hope will encourage since-based decisions.

The new survey of endurance athletes (cyclists, runners & triathletes) showed that 78% were using dietary supplements to support health, enhance performance, and improve sleep.   Image © Klaus Vedfelt / Getty Images

Almost 80% of endurance athletes use supplements: Survey

By Stephen Daniells

Dietary supplement use is very high among endurance athletes, with older athletes using the products, says a new study that suggests opportunity to develop age-specific products for this population.