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December 13, 2010
GlaxoSmithKline has acquired Maxinutrition, a U.K. company that manufactures protein-enhanced functional nutrition products, from Darwin Private Equity.   Read More »
December 13, 2010
A higher-protein diet paired with lower intake of refined starches like white bread or other high-glycemic index (GI) foods can provide an effective approach to prevent weight regain following weight loss, according to a new study.  Read More »
December 10, 2010
PepsiCo, Inc., Purchase, NY, has increased its investment in O.N.E. (One Natural Experience), Los Angeles, CA, acquiring a majority stake in the company.   Read More »
December 9, 2010
When it comes to eating a balanced diet, taking vitamins or other dietary supplements, exercising regularly, and engaging in other wellness behaviors, registered dietitians come out on top among eight healthcare professional populations according to the “Life…supplemented” Healthcare Professionals (HCP) Impact Studies.   Read More »
December 8, 2010
We are disappointed that the trade group AHPA has yet to retract it's patently false and misleading statement of November 23 that some of the products that failed our tests of valerian supplements actually passed.   Read More »
December 7, 2010
The American Herbal Products Association (AHPA), Silver Spring, MD, has revised its analysis of a recent product review from ConsumerLab.com (CL), White Plains, NY, based on a response from CL.   Read More »
December 6, 2010
SunOpta Fruit Group, a subsidiary of SunOpta Inc., Toronto, Ontario, Canada, has signed an agreement to acquire Edner of Nevada, Inc. for $4 million.   Read More »
December 3, 2010
With more than 1.6 billion overweight adults in the world today, weight management represents one of the largest and most dynamic growth opportunities in the global health and wellness market.   Read More »
December 2, 2010
PepsiCo, Purchase, NY, has agreed to acquire 66% of Wimm-Bill-Dann, Russia's leading branded food and beverage company, for $3.8 billion pending the required government approvals.  Read More »
December 2, 2010
ConsumerLab.com, White Plains, NY, reported today that tests of supplements containing resveratrol—a compound promoted as "life-extending"—revealed that two products provided only 43.4% and 86.7%, respectively, of their listed a…  Read More »
December 1, 2010
About 63% of respondents to a joint health assessment from Joint Juice, Inc., San Francisco, CA, have below average or poor joint health, and more than 70% of Baby Boomers have below average or poor joint health.   Read More »
December 1, 2010
The intake of preformed vitamin A from animal products is not sufficient in parts of the population in the U.S., Europe and Asia.  Read More »
November 30, 2010
The U.S. Senate has passed S. 510, FDA Food Safety and Modernization Act (FDAFSMA), sending the bill to the House of Representatives for action.   Read More »
November 30, 2010
CRN called the IOM's newly-released report on the Dietary Reference Intake (DRI) levels for vitamin D “a modest step in the right direction that fell short of truly capturing the extensive and positive research that has consistently supported the need for people to significantly raise their vitamin D levels.”  Read More »
November 30, 2010
Most Americans and Canadians up to age 70 need no more than 600 international units (IUs) of vitamin D per day to maintain health, and those 71 and older may need as much as 800 IUs, says a new report from the Institute of Medicine.   Read More »

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