05-Mar-2015 - Salt supplementation may improve exercise performance according to Spanish researchers – but health claims for sodium are still not authorised.
05-Mar-2015 - Two years of supplementation with lutein and zeaxanthin may boost macular pigment optical density (MPOD) and retinal sensitivity in people with early age-related macular degeneration (AMD), says a new study.
05-Mar-2015 - New research describing the stable co-encapsulation of omega-3 rich oil with probiotic bacteria could be a boon for manufacturers looking to incorporate the functional ingredients in to foods and supplements, say researchers.
05-Mar-2015 - Gut microbiome engineering can reduce stunting and other infant health issues and the Bill and Melinda Gates Foundation is funding research into the nascent area.
04-Mar-2015 - Nutrition 21 LLC and JDS Therapeutics LLC have entered into a confidential settlement and license agreement with Schwabe North America and Nature’s Way, thereby ending a patent infringement lawsuit involving the use of chromium picolinate.
04-Mar-2015 - Switching to a captive distribution mode within the GNC network has helped dietary supplements marketer FitLife Brands realize higher profits on flat revenue, the company announced recently.
04-Mar-2015 - Texas-based network marketing firm Mannatech announced recently that the company received its 100th patent, the latest in Korea on its PhytoMatrix all natural multivitamin and mineral dietary supplement formulation.
04-Mar-2015 - Four companies marketing dietary supplement products containing cannabidiol (CBD), a non-narcotic fraction of Cannabis sativa, received warning letters recently from the Food and Drug Administration. But the letters said nothing about the status of CBD itself; rather, they concentrated on disease claims made on the products.
04-Mar-2015 - Xymogen, a dietary supplement manufacturer that specializing in the practitioner channel, has announced a growth milestone with $7 million in revenue realized in the month of January. The company said this is the third consecutive January in which it has hit a new revenue record.
04-Mar-2015 - Costa Mesa-based Alkemist Labs has expanded its reference material offerings to include phytochemical reference standards from France-based Extrasynthese.
04-Mar-2015 - Japanese researchers have found coffee polyphenols can reduce type 2 diabetes risk via an insulin-regulating intestinal peptide.
04-Mar-2015 - ChromaDex Corp. has appointed Steve Allen as the Chairman of its Board, and the company has also trimmed its board of directors from nine to seven.
03-Mar-2015 - Extracts from New Zealand green lipped mussels may reduce muscle soreness and fatigue after exercise and reduce markers of muscle damage, says a new study.
03-Mar-2015 - Botanical ingredients supplier Sabinsa Corporation prides itself on its long list of patents and the history of innovation that represents. The company is making headway in defending that legacy in the curcumin sector with the announcement of the settlement of a suit against an Indian firm that Sabinsa claimed was infringing on its US patent on its Curcumin C3 Complex ingredient.
03-Mar-2015 - Supplements containing heat-killed Lactobacillus gasseri TMC0356 bacteria may enhance the immune system of older people and protect them from infection, says a new study from Japan.
03-Mar-2015 - Dietary sources of nitrate may activate pathways in the liver and kidneys thus meeting oxygen requirements without increasing red blood cells or thickening blood, researchers have concluded.
03-Mar-2015 - Vitamin D should not be recommended to prevent chronic disease because such benefits have not been confirmed and adverse effects of over-consumption can’t be ruled out, according to a review.
03-Mar-2015 - People who consume between three to five cups of coffee a day may have a lower risk of coronary artery calcium build-up, which can lead to artery blockages, according to research published in the British Medical Journal’s publication Heart.
02-Mar-2015 - Despite the cloudy legal status of dietary supplements and functional food products featuring cannabidiol (CBD), which is extracted from industrial hemp, as the approval of medical marijuana and legalization of recreational use of the plant spreads across the US, companies are clamoring to bring CBD supplement products to market.
02-Mar-2015 - The United Natural Products Alliance has welcome seven new associate members, including two new founding associate members.