An organization dedicated to raising capital for small companies in the fields of health, wellness and green, natural and organic nutrition has announced its fourth investors’ meeting, due to take place in New York City on April 21.
The issue of whether businesses are solely driven by profits and will not respond to voluntary guidance to improve the health effects of their products is a matter of hot debate in the British Medical Journal this week.
As health, wellness and sustainability in the food sector continue
to move into the mainstream, market research firm Natural Marketing
Institute (NMI) has identified eight major trends it expects will
drive these sectors.
The third in a series of FoodNavigator-USA.com articles on the
health and wellness approach of major US companies examines
Nestlé's increasing focus on research and development as a means to
improve human nutrition.
Fuji Health Sciences has reformulated its AstaREAL powder to
exclude components of animal origin - a move that will open up more
uses of the ingredient in supplements that are suitable for
The Office of Dietary Supplements (ODS) at the National Institutes
of Health (NIH) has today released the fifth issue of the Annual
Bibliography of Significant Advances in Dietary Supplement
Research, aimed at manufacturers, scientists...
The organisers of SupplySide West will at this very moment be
crossing their fingers and making those last minute adjustments to
make sure that this year's show - which opens tomorrow in Las Vegas
- will be as successful as it...
Health and wellness company Amerifit Nutrition has announced
certification of several of its products by public health and
safety company NSF International, including its women's health
An industry body has sent a letter, signed by a number of
physicians, to the Department of Health and Human Services calling
for the continued sale of ephedra supplements and federal labeling
standards to protect the market for ephedra.
Nearly one in five American workers is grossly obese, smokes,
drinks heavily and never exercises, yet believes he or she is in
excellent health, according to a national survey released last week
by Oxford Health Plans.
Rather than worrying about which scientific study to believe when
it comes to choosing a vitamin or mineral supplement, consumers
should concentrate on finding the balance which is right for them.
Hence the term 'mineralibrium',...
Healthcare group Baxter has launched a range of bottled water with
added supplements. The company claims it is targeting those who are
aware of the importance of nutrition, but who are too busy to
maintain a healthy diet.