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CHPA outlines new trajectory for supplement industry in 2021

By John Troup, PhD, Vice President for Scientific Affairs and Dietary Supplements, Consumer Healthcare Products Association

John Troup, PhD, Vice President for Scientific Affairs and Dietary Supplements, Consumer Healthcare Products Association, argues that 2020 was a historic year for the dietary supplement industry. Unprecedented demand and the market distortions caused...

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Lallemand zeros in on gut-brain axis

By Danielle Masterson

Disruptions in the gut or brain as they codevelop may subsequently predispose children to stress-related disorders later on in adulthood.

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Election, holidays, pandemic give stress supplement market a boost

By Danielle Masterson

The election may be behind us, but the stress it has caused remains. According to a survey from the American Psychological Association, nearly 70% of respondents said the elections are a significant source of stress and 77% are worried about the future...

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Kid-centric products dominate October

By Danielle Masterson

While immune support products have been on trend during the entire pandemic, developers have shifted their focus to children. Immune-supporting ingredients like elderberry and zinc lead the way, along with probiotics, multis, and even a magnesium supplement...

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Pandemic boosts need for tracking technology in supply chain

By Danielle Masterson

The demand for nutraceuticals and functional foods is expected to witness an upward surge driven by immunity-boosting supplements during the COVID-19 pandemic, with the current times exposing need for technology to address immediate global needs with...

NutraVideo: Zinc, vitamin D are key in COVID fight

NutraVideo: Zinc, vitamin D are key in COVID fight

By Danielle Masterson

The dietary supplement market has been flooded with new products, with an unprecedented demand in immune health. A recent Council for Responsible Nutrition (CRN)-IPSOS survey found that vitamin D usage jumped 37% and zinc grew 17% amid the pandemic.

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SmartyPants unveils new line for multifunctional immune support

By Danielle Masterson

SmartyPants recently announced it is expanding its product lines with the launch of its new immunity series of supplements. The immune support formulas work with a combination of clinically-proven ingredients and are taken to compliment daily multivitamins.

Global probiotics market grows 8%, says IPA’s Paraskevakos

Global probiotics market grows 8%, says IPA’s Paraskevakos

By Stephen Daniells

As consumers seek out immune-support products, probiotics are one of the categories to have experienced sales growth in 2020. The science to substantiate the claims has been key, said George Paraskevakos, Executive Director of the International Probiotics...

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Could 2021 be THE worst year in memory for botanical supply?

Experts sound alarm over 2021 botanical supply challenges

By Stephen Daniells

As sales of dietary supplements and natural products remain high – and many companies report record sales – the strain on the supply chain is immense, and for botanicals in particular, and that means a difficult 2021 could be on the horizon.

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