15-Sep-2014 - The American Herbal Products Association continues to help lead the conversation about cannabis with the issuance of recommendations to regulators on the best practices for production and consumption of the botanical.
15-Sep-2014 - A new group called the Global Nutrition & Health Alliance has formed with the mission to clarify the role of food fortification and nutritional supplementation. The issue of the role of these nutrients in the diet is still a matter of some confusion, one of the group’s founders has said.
15-Sep-2014 - The potential bone health benefits of vitamin K2 menaquinone-4 may be achievable at a daily dose of 600 micrograms, according to a new study from Kyowa Hakko with implications for formulations and health.
12-Sep-2014 - Healthcare giant Bayer has said it will defend itself ‘vigorously’ against the US Federal Trade Commission decision to bring a motion against the company for claims made for its probiotic dietary supplement, Phillips’ Colon Health.
12-Sep-2014 - Reducing, enhancing or even eliminating caffeine content in coffee plants will be possible in the near future researchers are saying after completing the genomic map of the coffee plant Coffea canephora.
12-Sep-2014 - New Jersey-based Pharmachem Laboratories, Inc., has received the thumbs up from Canada’s Natural Health Products Directorate for two health claims for its Phase 2 Carb Controller.
12-Sep-2014 - Canadian algae technology firm Solarvest has entered into agreements to produce its omega-3 algae products in the EU. The products will comply with both USDA and EU organic certification requirements, a company official said.
12-Sep-2014 - Nordic Naturals has extended its line of omega-3 supplements that are NSF Certified for Sport with a liquid form of its Omega-D3 Sport line, which the company says is the first liquid omega-3 product to be so certified.
12-Sep-2014 - The head of a marketing organization has been permanently banned from the weight loss industry in a settlement with the Federal Trade Commission.
12-Sep-2014 - Daily consumption of blackcurrant nectar for eight days may reduce muscle damage and inflammation after exercise, according to a new study from scientists at the University of the Incarnate Word in San Antonio, Texas.
12-Sep-2014 - Consumption of freeze-dried mango may reduce blood glucose levels for obese individuals, according to researchers.
12-Sep-2014 - Glanbia has agreed to acquire US sports nutrition business The Isopure Company for $153M (£94.1M).
11-Sep-2014 - Low doses of omega-3 rich fish oil may reduce epilepsy seizure frequency by around a third, according to research published in the British Medical Journal.
11-Sep-2014 - VPX/Redline CEO Jack Owoc tells Sports Nutrition 2014 delegates how to create a creatine-based sports/energy drink that’s 'omnipresent enough to crush Red Bull, Powerade and Monster'.
11-Sep-2014 - The soy industry has hit back at a recent study that suggested soy supplementation could worsen rather than ameliorate breast cancer by influencing gene behaviour.
11-Sep-2014 - Sales of curcumin supplements are soaring. This perpetually almost-ready-for-prime-time ingredient has finally arrived, suppliers say.
11-Sep-2014 - Beverage brand development guru James Tonkin has warned wannabe entrepreneurs that going up against established brands such as Red Bull and Coca-Cola without some kind of ‘silo vertical’ protection is fruitless.
11-Sep-2014 - Having more than one research organization involved in a study is not necessarily uncommon, but having clearly defined roles so that the integrity of the data remains intact and the results can be trusted is crucial, experts say.
11-Sep-2014 - A health claim petition filed by the Global Organization for EPA and DHA Omega-3s (GOED) with the US Food and Drug Administration (FDA) has been opened for public comment.
10-Sep-2014 - The just-formed Global Nutrition & Health Alliance (GNHA) is tackling intake levels for vitamin D and omega-3 as the group formed by medical and health experts kicks into life.