A new force is shaping the dietary supplement market, one that operates largely outside of normal industry channels. The growth of the online sales channel, and brands that operate exclusively in that space, is an increasingly powerful force.
What’s the typical profile of an energy drink consumer in the US, and how much are they drinking? Researchers from the Harvard T.H. Chan School of Public Health analyzed data from a national health survey to get some answers.
The Center for Science in the Public Interest (CSPI) sent a letter to the FDA yesterday, asking the agency to take enforcement action against 15 companies selling products as dietary supplements to help smokers quit.
The recent slew of warning letters on DMHA and phenibut signals a new scrutiny on the part of FDA of ingredient status without reference to other issues, says an attorney with a long history in the field.
The US Food and Drug Administration issued 11 warning letters yesterday to companies that have non NDI ingredients in their products. Eight of the warning letters concerned DMHA, with the other three concerned phenibut.
Nu Skin China has formed a focus group, led by the firm's country CEO, to look into the death of a 34-year-old Chinese woman who died from organ failure after allegedly refusing medical treatment for flu and fever, and instead insisting on drinking...
At the Natural Products Expo West show this year, we caught up with the chief strategy and innovation officer at legacy supplement brand Nature’s Way to talk about consumer trends, CBD, and the body of laws that regulate supplements.
While new clinical trial data seems to suggest certain supplements will not help the prevention of depression, one expert in the relationship between nutrition and mood has warned that the study was 'limited' and some coverage may be over-stating...
A survey by Trust Transparency Center has found that despite the cool reception the concept of supplementation historically has received from organizations of dietitians, a majority of the practitioners themselves use dietary supplements regularly.
The words ‘detox’ and ‘cleanse,’ when used with supplements or juices or diets, have strong market appeal. But some experts from the dietary supplement industry believe it’s time to move away from those words.