24-Oct-2014 - A daily 4,000 IU dose of vitamin D may decrease triglyceride levels in post-menopausal women with an increased risk of heart disease, says a new study from Mexico.
24-Oct-2014 - The November elections draw nearer featuring numerous state ballot initiatives requiring the mandatory labeing of genetically modified ingredients. While this is an issue with clear fault lines in the food realm, the question of non GMO positioning is murkier in the supplement realm.
24-Oct-2014 - Probiotic ingredient supplier Ganeden Biotech is expanding its horizons, and is looking to foreign markers for additional growth.
23-Oct-2014 - Healthy aging, anti-aging, the quest for a fountain of youth: The desire to stay young for as long as possible has accompanied humans throughout history, but what does healthy aging look like in a modern sense?
23-Oct-2014 - From an €80 million market for anti-ageing placenta supplements to the world’s most innovative (and fad-driven) functional foods and drinks market, Japan’s healthy ageing market is unique and instructive.
23-Oct-2014 - I am one of many scientists around the world whose work involves studying an ecosystem of diverse species. Some are already known to us, others have never been catalogued before.
23-Oct-2014 - Healthy aging is all about living a healthier life for longer, a catch all for physical and mental health. But which are the health conditions really driving the category and how do key players see the sector?
23-Oct-2014 - Import refusals by the Food and Drug Administration are ramping up and are likely to become more common as some of the rules associated with the Food Safety Modernization Act (FSMA) kick into gear in the coming year, said an executive with a labeling review firm.
23-Oct-2014 - The closure of the upcoming fishing season in Peru will have a generally positive effect on the suppliers of other niche omega-3 marine ingredients, sources say. But it is more complex than a mere commodity relationship in which scarcity in one source creates heightened demand in another.
23-Oct-2014 - Manufacturers in the sports nutrition space have the skills and knowledge needed to move in to the much larger and lucrative healthy ageing market, according to the chief technology officer at Lucozade Ribena Suntory.
23-Oct-2014 - Protein and leucine may be a useful tool in tackling muscle wasting, but if individuals are already consuming enough of the nutrients, supplementation may not have much impact, according to a researcher.
23-Oct-2014 - Seniors are determined to stay active and healthy as the global population ages, according to Canadean and Mintel analysts.
22-Oct-2014 - The Botanical Adulterants Program is “raising the bar of awareness of this growing problem among industry stakeholders and is trying to bring various remedies to the table,” program director Mark Blumenthal said at the SupplySide West trade show in Las Vegas.
22-Oct-2014 - A&B Ingredients has introduced a new pea protein isolate to the US market to meet the demands for vegetarian forms with greater functionality, the company said. The new variety, called Pisane B9, is optimized for baked goods applications.
22-Oct-2014 - Supplementing the diets of overweight and obese people with prebiotics and synbiotics may improve some metabolic measures, including cholesterol and triglyceride levels, says a new systematic review and meta-analysis of 13 randomized clinical trials.
21-Oct-2014 - A small number of products marketed as dietary supplements previously recalled by FDA can still be found for sale with the same adulterants (or is some cases new adulterants), says a study published Tuesday in the Journal of the American Medical Association. The study’s authors contend that this points to problems in enforcement and might require new laws. Industry experts take the opposite view and say the study shows the enforcement regime, while not perfect, is working well.
21-Oct-2014 - The Academy of Nutrition and Dietetics' annual Food & Nutrition Conference & Expo (FNCE) is in full swing in Atlanta, with hot topics covering everything from nutrition labeling, healthy snacking, the GRAS process, and obesity... Stay updated with FoodNavigator-USA.com
21-Oct-2014 - The American College of Nutrition acknowledged Vitamin Angels’ two decades of life-saving work providing vitamins and minerals to pregnant women, new mothers, and children under five with its Humanitarian Award.
21-Oct-2014 - DSM Venturing, the investment arm of Royal DSM, has announced a strategic investment into ZeaVision, a dietary supplement company based on the benefits of zeaxanthin, a carotenoid eye health ingredient.
21-Oct-2014 - Michael McGuffin, president of the American Herbal Products Association, has a unique perspective on the 20th anniversary of DSHEA having started in the herbal products industry in 1974, twenty years before the law was passed. The law, as he sees it, preserved a right that Americans had always had, that being the right to manage their own self care.