Vitamins & premixes

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

GPA: Prebiotics not just about fiber and go well beyond gut & digestive health

By Len Monheit, Executive Director, Global Prebiotic Association

For years we’ve been predicting the arrival of the category to the main stage as the science booms, the ingredients with demonstrable prebiotic activity proliferate, consumers realize they can obtain prebiotics in multiple forms and formats, and the product...

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CRN survey: 80% of Americans are now using dietary supplements

By Stephen Daniells

Americans have turned to dietary supplements in record numbers over the past two years, with the numbers of users hitting new highs, and confidence in the effectiveness, safety and quality remaining impressively high, according to CRN’s 2021 Consumer...

Kappa Bioscience on D3+K2: 'The perfect pair'

Kappa Bioscience on D3+K2: 'The perfect pair'

By Danielle Masterson

As immune health remains top of mind, vitamin D supplementation has gained wide attention. During an interview at SupplySide East, Crystal Webber, RD, senior sales manager at Kappa Bioscience, said the sunshine vitamin works best with a lesser known nutrient.

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Study explores kidney-related benefits of vitamin D

By Danielle Masterson

The effect of vitamin D supplementation on kidney health is still unclear. A recent large-scale study in a population with prediabetes did not find marked differences between vitamin D and placebo groups, but a urine protein measure suggested a potential...

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US Military supplement use ‘increasing over time’: Study

By Stephen Daniells

Overall use of dietary supplements continues to increase over time in all branches of the US military, says a new survey that shows that 74% of service members reported using at least one supplement at least once a week.

NutraWomen Wednesday: Alex Galindez, CEO of ROAR Organics

NutraWomen Wednesday: Alex Galindez, CEO of ROAR Organics

By Danielle Masterson

After spending decades leading the likes of Vitaminwater, SmartWater, and Red Bull, ROAR Organics tapped Alexandra Galindez as their CEO. But the CPG executive didn’t just bring her experience with her, she also brought on several women to fill other...