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.
19-Jun-2013 - Natural Alternatives International has sued GNC and two other companies over alleged patent infringement for the manufacture, distribution and sale of a preworkout supplement featuring high levels of beta-alanine.
11-Jun-2013 - Fish protein producer Bluewave has announced the commercial launch of its AminoMarine brand protein powder available to retail buyers in the USA market.
31-May-2013 - A large scale statistical study has concluded that the use of oral nutritional supplements can cut the length of hospital stays, cut costs, and reduce the chance of readmissions.
21-May-2013 - The US Food and Drug Administration has accepted Nutrition 21’s inositol-stabilized arginine silicate (Nitrosigine) as a New Dietary Ingredient (NDI).
21-May-2013 - Nutrition bars enter - and exit - the snacks aisle at the speed of light these days. So how has Clif Bar managed to sustain the kind of growth rivals can only dream of, year after year? Elaine Watson caught up with CEO Kevin Cleary to find out.
17-May-2013 - There are two speeds when it comes to energy products: Slow and fast, says Mintel trend-spotting guru David Jago.
16-May-2013 - Right now, a gallon of gas costs $4 or less. Produce it from algae, and you can expect to pay $18 or more, says the boss of one firm convinced that cutting edge nutraceuticals - not biofuels - is where algae’s true potential lies, in the near term at least.
14-May-2013 - While peanut flour has been around for years, recent interest in protein - particularly the plant-based variety - has sparked renewed interest, particularly in the nutritional bars market, according to one leading supplier.
30-Apr-2013 - Frail older people may benefit from a daily protein supplement suggests new data from a randomized controlled trial that showed a reduction in the progression of functional decline.
25-Apr-2013 - Usana Health Sciences’ personalized nutrition products and applications have boosted the company’s bottom line, according to statements from company officials during a conference call discussing first quarter results.
24-Apr-2013 - Combining pea protein with oat fiber or apple pectin may help reduce cholesterol, with the effects being additive, suggests new results from the University of Milan in Italy.
22-Apr-2013 - A recent headline-grabbing study from the Cleveland Clinic linking L-carnitine with atherosclerosis is a case of shooting the messenger, according a doctor who did much of the early research on the substance.
28-Mar-2013 - A firm that has made a name for itself by extracting value-added ingredients from rice bran - which always used to be regarded as a waste by-product of rice-milling - is hoping to score another industry first with the launch of high-quality rice bran proteins targeting the human nutrition market.
26-Mar-2013 - Supplement industry pioneer Dr Stephen L. DeFelice has been honored with the 2013 Marconi Science award by UNICO, the largest Italian-American service organization at a recent meeting of the organization in Las Vegas.
20-Mar-2013 - Swedish form Indevex Biotech is marketing low-GI, protein blends designed to be eaten about 30 minutes before meals to increase satiety.
14-Mar-2013 - The obesity dilemma is complex and offers multiple avenues of attack. Portion control experts boil it down to this: It’s a question of how much, not what we eat. But many experts say how food is formulated can play a role in limiting intake.
14-Mar-2013 - A new study that indicated ‘identical’ effects of rice protein isolate and whey protein isolate for sports nutrition shows that rice protein now ‘shares the trophy’ as sports nutrition’s protein source of choice, says the CEO of Axiom Foods.
08-Mar-2013 - From building muscle to satiety and reducing the risk of sarcopenia, protein is hot. The ingredient has been ever present in our headlines in 2013, and in this special edition we look at the key developments that are sure to influence this powerful trend.
07-Mar-2013 - The European soy sector says a UN report that found dairy proteins offer a superior amino acid profile to plant proteins is only meaningful for the malnourished.