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NutraCast: Greg Leyer, PhD, on probiotics for vulnerable populations

NutraCast: Greg Leyer, PhD, on probiotics for vulnerable populations

By Danielle Masterson

The number of preemies receiving probiotics in the US and Canada is increasing steadily, but skeptics say there is potential for harm in this vulnerable population. Greg Leyer, PhD, the Senior Director of Scientific Affairs, at Chr. Hansen says if done...

Highlights from the Beauty from Within webinar

Highlights from the Beauty from Within webinar

By Danielle Masterson

The beauty from within category is resonating in the marketplace as consumers look to maintain a youthful glow and even turn back the clock. The nutri-cosmetics market is forecasted to grow significantly over the next few years and the rising interest...

NOW’s Aaron Secrist on Amazon exposé

NOW’s Aaron Secrist on Amazon exposé

By Danielle Masterson

NutraIngredients-USA sat down with Aaron Secrist, executive vice president of Quality, Regulatory Affairs & Operations at NOW Health Group, to reflect on what has happened over the past year and what he thinks is next for the e-commerce giant.

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Human clinical trials: How to build an immune health claim

By Nikki Hancocks

Building strong evidence for an immune health claim is high on the agenda for many in our industry today, so NutraIngredients asked an expert about the process of conducting human clinical trials with this specific aim in mind.

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NAD recommends Goli modify, discontinue health claims

By Danielle Masterson


The National Advertising Division (NAD) of BBB National Programs recommended that Goli Nutrition Inc. modify its Apple Cider Vinegar (ACV) Gummies "Vitamin B12 to help support energy production" claim to make it clear that Goli is referring...

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Brands weigh in on launching immune support in crowded space

By Danielle Masterson

They were already gaining traction pre-pandemic, and now, products in the immune support category are continuing to pop up everywhere—from elderberry water to CBD gummies to dairy-based probiotics. We spoke with a few brands who launched their own immune...

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FDA cites Mercola for alleged COVID-19 treatment claims

By Hank Schultz

Among three warning letters sent recently to dietary supplement marketers over alleged COVID-19 treatment claims was one headline name: Dr Joseph Mercola. FDA alleges he claimed several supplement products can treat or prevent viral infections.

Creatine supplementation is most often associated with strength/short burst activities, but can be useful in other applications, too.  A recent paper tackles some of the many misconceptions about this ingredient. ©Getty Images - Kittiya

Roundup by experts puts to rest common creatine misconceptions

By Hank Schultz

A new paper authored by experts in creatine supplementation seeks to dispel some long standing misconceptions about this legacy sports nutrition ingredient. Among the concerns addressed are water retention, kidney damage, baldness and others.

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