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Dietitian's view: Vitamin C and immunity

By Nikki Hancocks

Vitamin C supplements are flying off the shelves but is there any truth in claims that this could help in the fight against COVID-19 and other respiratory viruses? Independent dietitian Carrie Ruxton explains all.

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Coronavirus: Spotlight on the Supply Chain

India lockdown affecting ashwagandha supply, but US inventories remain strong

By Stephen Daniells

Supplies of the Ayurveda’s flagship herb Ashwagandha from India are tightening as the country goes on lockdown because of the novel coronavirus, but two leading US suppliers tell NutraIngredients-USA that their domestic inventories remain robust.

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Coronavirus highlights opportunity for smart packaging

By Danielle Masterson

As much of the world shelters in place, delivery services like Amazon have become a lifeline for many who wish to still receive their supplements and other items without having to go to the store.

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From the editor's desk

Some truths endure, even through the confusions of today

By Hank Schultz

Botanical ingredients have a history of thousands of years of supporting human health. As we enter springtime in the North Hemisphere it's comforting to reflect on the fact that that will still be true even as the current crisis passes.

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NIU’s Global Round-up: COVID-19 dominates global headlines, and more

By Stephen Daniells

What’s happened across the Nutra-verse over the past seven days? A lot has happened in the global nutrition industry over the past seven days, the majority of which is linked to the novel coronavirus that causes COVID-19. Stay on top of things with our...

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Industry stakeholders lay out safety, regulatory challenges

By Danielle Masterson

The Natural Products Association (NPA) recently held a webinar on political and legislative insights. At the forefront — the expansion of health savings accounts, new dietary new dietary ingredient enforcement, DSHEA, accurate labels, and Cannabidiol...

Informa reschedules Vitafoods Europe to start of September

Informa reschedules Vitafoods Europe to 1-3 September

By Will Chu

Event organisers are to postpone this year’s Vitafoods Europe in response to the ongoing COVID-19 situation that has already forced several nutraceutical industry events to be rescheduled.

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