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May 12, 2011
There is no convincing evidence that selenium supplements can prevent cancer, according to a new review published in the Cochrane Library.  Read More »
May 11, 2011
Helsinn Group a rapidly growing pharmaceutical group based in Lugano, Switzerland, announced today the completion of a minority investment in Thorne Research, Inc., a leader in developing and manufacturing pure, high quality nutritional supplements marketed through licensed healthcare practitioners.  Read More »
May 11, 2011
On May 6th, the EU Commission approved three Article 14 DHA claims related to children’s development and rejected one claim related to ARA/DHA and brain development in infants and young children.  Read More »
May 11, 2011
The “Life…supplemented” My Wellness Scorecard National Study reveals that nearly three-quarters of American women try to live a healthy lifestyle, but often miss the mark.  Read More »
May 10, 2011
A survey of arthritis sufferers indicates women feel they receive less support than their spouses and co-workers offer more support than family members.  Read More »
May 10, 2011
Nestlé Waters North America has signed an agreement to acquire the Sweet Leaf Tea Company, including its Sweet Leaf and Tradewinds beverage brands.  Read More »
May 9, 2011
According to the Associated Press, Arizona-based Tribravus Enterprises, which also does business as IForce Nutrition in California, has been fined and placed on probation for adulterating its supplements with steroids, violating the federal Food, Drug and Cosmetic Act.  Read More »
May 6, 2011
Disproportionately high levels of omega 6 fatty acids in U.S. diets and the need for more omega 3 oils are at the heart of the country’s obesity crisis, according to Dr. Barry Sears, best-selling author of “The Zone,” creator of the Zone Diet and founder of ZoneDiet.com.  Read More »
May 5, 2011
Increasingly for Americans, the cost of food is becoming almost as important as the taste of it, according to the International Food Information Council (IFIC) Foundation 2011 Food & Health Survey.  Read More »
May 5, 2011
Sales of clinical nutrition products containing probiotics and prebiotics are outpacing sales of conventional clinical nutrition products, opening up a new market that is dominated by a handful of players, according to a recent report from Business Insights.  Read More »
May 4, 2011
While food and beverage products may contain different vitamins, minerals and supplements, consumers value most those products that are a good source of vitamins.  Read More »
May 4, 2011
Energy drinks—the "bad boys" of the beverage world—have become a driving force behind a resurgence in the beverage market, according to market research publisher Packaged Facts.   Read More »
May 3, 2011
The American Heart Association (AHA) issued its first ever statement on triglyceride management that includes recommendations for omega 3 EPA/DHA intake.   Read More »
May 2, 2011
A substantial proportion of infants may receive a wide variety of supplements and teas, according to a recent study published in the journal Pediatrics.  Read More »
May 2, 2011
The Standardized Information on Dietary Ingredients (SIDI) Working Group, a group composed of dietary supplement firms and industry trade associations, has submitted comments to FDA regarding the Food Safety Modernization Act: Title III – A New Paradigm for Importers.  Read More »

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