Scientific evidence says that consumption of soy from the diet or
as supplements should not cause alarm despite negative reports
about risks, a view that has been supported by a major US industry
In the aim of generating awareness of the difference between
dietary supplements and illegal drugs, the National Nutritional
Foods Association (NNFA) has today reinforced its stance against
amending the present legal framework that...
Japan may have been the first country to have fully-regulated,
health claim-bearing functional foods, but according to Paul
Yamaguchi, president of New York-based market analyst Paul
Yamaguchi & Associates, FOSHU is not fundamental...
As 2005 draws to a close, what are the core issues that the
industry faces in the coming year? Jess Halliday spoke to
Terry Lemerond, founder and president of EuroPharma, about the
pressing need to back up dietary supplements with...
A major study into the economics of older Americans taking omega-3
and lutein with zeaxanthin supplements has shown that they may
shave a combined $5.6 billion off health care costs over the next
five years, and help seniors live...
The dietary supplements industry is bracing itself for the
long-awaited final rule on current good manufacturing practices
(cGMP), which has now been forwarded to the Office of Management
and Budget for review.
A new law that bans Californian high school athletes from using
ephedra, DHEA or bitter orange was signed by governor Arnold
Schwarzenegger on Friday, raising industry fears that it could harm
the reputation of all supplements.
The California Assembly is expected to vote this week on a
controversial bill that seeks to outlaw the use of ephedrine
alkaloids, DHEA and synephrine by high school athletes in the
state, which has attracted criticism from the dietary...
The scientific evidence on ephedra is not a closed book, according
to researchers at the University of California, who conducted a
study to determine whether repeated dosing and formulas including
caffeine contribute to the adverse...