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NutraVideo: Dr. Stuart Titus on CBN for sleep

NutraVideo: Dr. Stuart Titus on CBN for sleep

By Danielle Masterson

As the excitement over CBD levels out, many are turning their attention to CBN. The minor cannabinoid is especially appealing to many tired Americans, as it makes name for itself as a sedative.

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NPA asks FDA to help curb lawsuits over caloric values of BCAAs

By Hank Schultz

The Natural Products Association has asked FDA to clarify that the minor amount of calories contributed by certain amino acids do not need to be reported on labels. Publication of an official enforcement discretion would forestall frivolous lawsuits,...

NutraCast Podcast: Gnosis by Lesaffre on biotransformation

NutraCast Podcast: Gnosis by Lesaffre on biotransformation

By Danielle Masterson

Gnosis by Lesaffre is in the business of microorganisms and biotransformation processes such as fermentation, which are used to cultivate nutritional actives, probiotics, as well as nutritional and functional yeasts.

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NAD refers immune claims case on to FTC

By Hank Schultz

The National Advertising Division has referred the case of a supplement manufacturer making what have been deemed to be unsubstantiated immune health claims on to the Federal Trade Commission for possible enforcement.

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FTC issues refunds in case of pain relief supplement

By Hank Schultz

The Federal Trade Commission has issued refunds in a case brought against an herbal based pain relief supplement that the Commission alleged had insufficient backing for its claims.

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Elysium launches supplement aimed at slowing brain atrophy

By Hank Schultz

Elysium Health has launched a new brain health supplement based on research done at the University of Oxford. The supplement, called Matter, pairs a high dose suite of B vitamins with specially formulated omega-3s from fish oil.

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Warning letters continue as pandemic rages on

By Danielle Masterson

The Federal Trade Commission has sent out another round of warning letters to 50 more marketers nationwide, most of which are labeled as dietary supplements or Chinese herbs.

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Alkemist Labs rings alarm on doctored C of A certificates

By Danielle Masterson

Alkemist Labs' CEO Elan Sudberg says he's seen evidence that some ingredient suppliers and marketing companies have been altering valid lab reports and using those falsified reports to promote their products.

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Myth busting: Probiotics and immunity

By Nikki Hancocks

Probiotics are gaining popularity across the globe but there are various misconceptions about their role in immunity, explains Dr James Dekker, senior research scientist at Fonterra, in this Q&A with NutraIngredients.

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