Weight Loss

Sports & Active Nutrition Summit 2024

How GLP-1 users are shaking up the dietary supplement industry

By Danielle Masterson

At the recent Sports and Active Nutrition Summit, GLP-1 medications was a hot topic – with just about every panel receiving a question about the medication’s impact on the sector. While weight loss medications can present challenges for the industry,...

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What can you say in weight loss claims? Experts weigh in

By Danielle Masterson

With what feels like a weight loss medication takeover, many are betting that the GLP-1 receptor agonists will rescue America from its obesity epidemic. So what does this mean for the natural weight loss products?

Roza speaks about weight loss management with the use of SophorOx.

Jim Roza on SophorOx for weight management

By Claudia Adrien

Jim Roza, chief scientific officer at Layn Natural Ingredients, spoke with NutraIngredients-USA at this year’s SupplySide West about SophorOx, a supplement that can assist in weight management.

The skinny on berberine: Is it really #naturesozempic?

The skinny on berberine: Is it really #naturesozempic?

By Asia Sherman

Botanical extract berberine rose to viral fame earlier this year, touted by TikTok influencers as a weight loss miracle molecule and given the hashtag #naturesozempic. Social media, however, may not always be a credible source of information.

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Paper highlights safety of some weight management ingredients

By Danielle Masterson

With weight loss supplements under attack in several states, researchers rebut with science. The authors of a new paper examine the safety of six ingredients, a move they hope will encourage since-based decisions.

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No dieting silver bullets, expert says

By Hank Schultz

Sports nutrition products are often linked to certain diet plans, such as ketogenic diets, high protein/low fat approaches and others. A nutrition expert says the prosaic takeaway is that all of these have been shown to work, provided that consumers...

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Navigating the legal landscape of weight loss supplements

By Danielle Masterson

Over 42% of adults in the US are considered obese—giving weight loss brands easy marketing fodder amid the obesity epidemic. Unfortunately, this category of supplements has a checkered history, and has become labeled as one of FDA's problem children.


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