19-Jun-2013 - Nutritional supplement manufacturer 3Care Therapeutics is the latest company to dip a toe into the personalized nutrition pool by offering a simplified system to practitioners to help them integrate the use of the company’s products into their practices and to improve patient outcomes.
18-Jun-2013 - A new government dietary supplement database now provides information on the ingredients thousands of finished products for the benefit of researchers, health care providers and consumers, according to the National Institutes of Health, which hosts the site.
14-Jun-2013 - Leading CLA researchers and suppliers have slammed product claims that safflower oil is superior to CLA (conjugated linoleic acid) for reducing 'belly' fat, as the CLA community unites to set the record straight on the science.
13-Jun-2013 - Users of dietary supplements seem to make healthier lifestyle choices compared to non-users, including exercising regularly, maintaining a healthy weight, and trying to eat a balanced diet, says a new survey from the Council for Responsible Nutrition (CRN).
13-Jun-2013 - Daily supplements of krill powder may reduce the overactive endocannabinoid system in obese subjects, and offer potential for ameliorating metabolic syndrome, says a small study using Aker BioMarine’s new Superba Krill powder.
13-Jun-2013 - Dips and desserts specialist Lakeview Farms and omega-3 emulsions expert Oceans Omega have unveiled what they claim are the first gelatin cups fortified with the omega-3 fatty acids EPA and DHA.
11-Jun-2013 - The world’s biggest omega-3 source – Peru’s anchovy fishery – is moving toward Marine Stewardship Council (MSC) backing although the certifier says work remains before the fishery attains the increasingly popular eco seal of approval.
10-Jun-2013 - Epax CEO Ola Snove thinks the €2bn BASF and DSM buying frenzy that saw many major suppliers consolidated in their hands is ultimately a good thing for the €20bn+ sector – but its independence remains valued at Epax.
10-Jun-2013 - The heart health benefits of fish oil may be partly linked to its ability to blunt the detrimental cardiovascular effects of mental stress, says a new study from Michigan Technological University.
10-Jun-2013 - Denomega’s omega-3 cod liver oil processing plant in Leknes, Norway, has been certifiedbysustainable fishing watchdog,Friend of the Sea.
07-Jun-2013 - Cigarette smokers – a group at increased risk of heart problems – may benefit from daily omega-3 supplements, suggest new data from Greece.
05-Jun-2013 - Abbott Nutrition and the University of Illinois Champaign-Urbana have announced nearly $8 million in funding for nutrition and cognition studies in the second year of their research partnership.
05-Jun-2013 - Increasing consumer pressure and potential state legislation mandating labeling are leading dietary supplement manufacturers to face up to the challenges of going non-GMO, but the situation is complex and suppliers have more work to do than many would think, say industry experts.
05-Jun-2013 - Another company developing algal ingredients is set to make a splash in the market. San Diego-based Cellana has finished its development phase and is close to entering full scale production, according to company officials.
30-May-2013 - Neptune Technologies & Bioressources Inc. has begun the reconstruction of its production facility in Sherbrooke, Québec that was destroyed by fire on Nov. 8, 2012.
30-May-2013 - MLM giant Amway has broken ground on an $81 million manufacturing and warehouse facility at its headquarters in Ada, MI. The 317,000 sq-ft. facility will manufacture some of the Nutrilite lines of vitamins and dietary supplements.
29-May-2013 - New Zealand green-lipped mussel omega-3s improved respiratory function in exercising asthmatics, Indiana University researchers have found.
29-May-2013 - Wisconsin-based EuroPharma has expanded with its eye health offerings with a novel approach, using an omega-7 rich product to address eye dryness and proper hydration.
28-May-2013 - Leading omega-3 supplement manufacturer Nordic Naturals has extended its EPA-only omega-3 supplement range with ‘one of the most powerful EPA-only concentrates available without a prescription’.
24-May-2013 - Given the choice, most consumers say they prefer to get their nutrition from eating ‘real’ food - not popping pills - and ideally, foods ‘naturally’ rich in the desired nutrients.