Bone Health

 Adequate Vitamin K2 sets children up for healthy bone and cardiovascular system development, a review paper argues. ©Getty Images - Eclipse_Images

Study makes case for K2 supplementation for children

By Hank Schultz

A new review paper lays out the need for adequate vitamin K2 levels in children. Deficiency is associated with a range of issues including a predisposition toward cardiovascular disease and poor bone health.

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Collagen: Going beyond skin deep

By Len Monheit, Executive Director, Collagen Stewardship Alliance

Collagen has become ubiquitous, perhaps even a poster child, for broad health and wellness as the audience for this exciting ingredient has continued to expand in recent years. This growth is expected to continue into 2022 and beyond, and as is the case...

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Casein-encapsulated calcium eases GI concerns, study finds

By Hank Schultz

Researchers working with a group of postmenopausal women found that a technology using casein to encapsulate calcium nanoparticles reduced GI issues compared with more conventional calcium carbonate or calcium citrate supplements.

Joint health rich field for innovation, panelists agree

Joint health rich field for innovation, panelists agree

By Hank Schultz

Joint health is seen as an innovative category, whereas bone health is a more stable, mature market, said participants in yesterday’s Brand Panel in William Reed’s online Bone & Joint Health.  Experts from Jarrow Formulas, NBTY and NOW Foods participated...

The multiple nutrient needs of bones: Review

The multiple nutrient needs of bones: Review

By Stephen Daniells

Nutritional benefits for bone health expand well beyond vitamin D and calcium, says a new review that ‘highlights the importance of adequate nutrition’ for bones.

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Bone health food launches double, but market value remains flat

By Elaine Watson

There has been a sharp rise in the number of functional foods and drinks launched on a bone health platform over the last five years, but the retail value of the global market has nevertheless remained stubbornly flat at around $2.1bn over the same period.

Who's aware of vitamin K?

Vitamin K focus

Who's aware of vitamin K?

By Jess Halliday

Mention vitamins A to E, and most people will know why they need
them and what foods to find them. Not so vitamin K, a comparatively
little known vitamin that has been the subject of several recent
scientific investigations for its...

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