The Natural Products Association said it has worked with Sen. Kevin Cramer, R-ND to introduce a bill that would allow tax-advantaged medical spending accounts to be used for certain categories of dietary supplements.
There are over 1,600 human clinical trials on probiotics listed in ClinicalTrials.gov and the WHO’s trial database, according to a new analysis that seeks to address the misconception that there is no human data around probiotics.
A new stakeholder group has come together to push for quality and transparency in the dietary supplement industry. Called the Dietary Supplement Quality Collaborative (DSQC), the group published a policy paper recently as part of its public debut.
Marketing experts recommend that brands formulate a strategy to be as nimble as possible to deal with the as yet unknown changes to the supplement marketplace in the post pandemic world. A greater online capability is seen as one of key parts of that...
Given the current torrid pace of sales for some categories, the dietary supplement industry could emerge from the present crisis is a significantly strengthened position. Even categories that are in the doldrums stand to benefit.
Sports nutrition marketing of the female athlete has come a long way as the industry embraces representing her as strong and powerful image rather than skinny and sexy, says Dr. Susan Kleiner, founder of High Performance Nutrition, and director of science...
There has been a lot of talk over the years about there being ‘two’ dietary supplement industries. One that plays by the rules, one that doesn’t. But it’s wise not to forget in that discussion the entrepreneurial drive that made this a thriving industry...
The Natural Products Association credits a grass roots pressure campaign with forestalling the advance of two troublesome Illinois State measures. One affects weight management supplements and the other CBD businesses.
The majority of the 48 most widely sold retail EPA/DHA omega-3 dietary supplements on the US market are of good quality, according to a new analysis by GOED that the trade groups calls “a timely snapshot of product quality in the US”.
A paper published today in a prominent medical journal asserts that the law governing dietary supplements is no longer adequate to protect consumers and sweeping changes are needed to keep potentially dangerous new ingredients off the market.