Search Results for 'Nutrition'

Search For:
Refine by Dates:
From: To:
Refine By Content:

  • Global Gums Market Driven by Nutraceutical Applications

    March 5, 2012
    Global Industry Analysts has released a new report on the gums market, which it predicts will reach $23 billion by 2017.

  • FocusFactor Improves Memory, Concentration & Focus

    March 1, 2012
    A new clinical study found that adults who took FOCUSfactor as directed improved their memory, concentration and focus. FOCUSfactor is a nutritional supplement formulated with a patent-pending blend of brain supporting vitamins, minerals, antioxidant…

  • Cardium and SourceOne to Develop Supplements, Medical Foods

    March 1, 2012
    Cardium Therapeutics, San Diego, CA, has entered a cross-strategic investment agreement with SourceOne Global Partners, Chicago, IL, that provides for the joint development and commercialization of customized nutritional supplements, as well as pharm…

  • Abbott and University of Illinois Establish Nutrition Research Center

    March 1, 2012
    Abbott Nutrition, Abbott Park, IL, and the University of Illinois at Urbana-Champaign have established the first-ever multi-disciplinary nutrition and cognition research center, which will be located on the Urbana campus. The Center for Nutrition, Le…

  • Consumers Fail to Meet MyPlate Guidelines

    March 1, 2012
    The nutritionally-balanced quadrants of the USDA’s MyPlate, the graphic interpretation of the new federal dietary guidelines that depicts a healthful daily diet, looks very different than what’s actually on the plates of most Americans, a…

  • Fish Oil Tops Supplements Among Users

    March 1, 2012
    ConsumerLab.com analyzes probiotics, zinc in separate reviews.

  • Seniors Drive Nutrition Trends

    March 1, 2012
    Report indicates demographic needs to be segmented since needs and attitudes vary at life stages.

  • U.S. to Overhaul School Lunch Program

    March 1, 2012
    First Lady Michelle Obama and Agriculture Secretary Tom Vilsack have unveiled new standards for school meals they hope will result in healthier meals for kids across the U.S. The new meal requirements, expected to cost $3.2 billion over the next five…

  • Time to Integrate

    Time to Integrate

    Sean Moloughney, Associate Editor || March 1, 2012
    Turn the clock back to 1994 for a minute. Doesn’t it feel like a lifetime ago? How’s your hair looking? Still got the same killer dance moves? I guess some things never change. The nutraceuticals landscape has matured significantly sin…

  • The Dating Game

    Rebecca Wright, Editor || March 1, 2012
    Dating websites are today’s answer to finding love in all the right places. In fact, 30 million people in the U.S. are currently going online to find a mate, fueling a $2 billion industry that barely existed a decade ago. While well-known si…

  • The Research Process: Regulatory Impacts on Science

    The Research Process: Regulatory Impacts on Science

    Douglas Kalman, PhD, MS, RD, CCRC, FACN || March 1, 2012
    Proper finished product testing can help avoid FDA or FTC action.

  • From the Corners of the World: Alternate Source Proteins: Global Sources, Applications and Niches

    From the Corners of the World: Alternate Source Proteins: Global Sources, Applications and Niches

    Paul Altaffer & Grant Washington-Smith || March 1, 2012
    Product developers have many opportunities, and challengers, in this growing market space.

  • Healthcare Practitioner Corner: Know Thy Customer!

    Healthcare Practitioner Corner: Know Thy Customer!

    Erik Goldman || March 1, 2012
    We may not need politicians to dictate healthcare reform; MDs, consumers and other healthcare practitioners can handle it on their own.

  • Word From Wall Street: Private Equity: Bain of the Health & Wellness Industry?

    Word From Wall Street: Private Equity: Bain of the Health & Wellness Industry?

    Adam Ismail || March 1, 2012
    Natural foods companies are an attractive investment right now, and there’s still money for some supplement companies too.

  • State of the Pet Supplement Industry

    State of the Pet Supplement Industry

    L. Phillips Brown DVM, Sr. VP Marketing and Regulatory Affairs Nutri-Vet Animal Health Care Products || March 1, 2012
    Sales have reached record highs, but the industry must address several challenges in order to sustain its health in the future.

  • Soy Trends: Still a ‘Super Food’?

    Soy Trends: Still a ‘Super Food’?

    Joanna Cosgrove, Online Editor || March 1, 2012
    Despite advancements in processing and formulating, the consumer penchant for soy foods and beverages isn’t what it used to be, compelling innovators to find new ways to innovate with the humble bean.

  • Dairy Proteins: Moving Mainstream

    Dairy Proteins: Moving Mainstream

    K.J. Burrington, Dairy Ingredient Applications Coordinator Wisconsin Center for Dairy Research || March 1, 2012
    Value plus versatility equates to various opportunities for food and beverage developers.

  • Antioxidant Directory 2012

    Antioxidant Directory 2012

    Nutraceuticals World Staff || March 1, 2012
    A listing of suppliers offering antioxidant ingredients designed for foods and dietary supplements.

  • 2012 Antioxidant Market: Strong & Sophisticated

    2012 Antioxidant Market: Strong & Sophisticated

    Mark Crawford, Contributing Writer || March 1, 2012
    As sales grow and competition intensifies, consumers are demanding more complex, science-backed products.

  • CSPI Threatens Amway with Lawsuit over ‘Deceptive’ Claims

    February 29, 2012
    Amway, Ada, MI, faces the prospect of a class action lawsuit over its Nutrilite line of liquid dietary supplements, according to the Center for Science in the Public Interest (CSPI), Washington, D.C.

  • Foods Contribute More ‘Added Sugars’ than Beverages

    February 29, 2012
    Foods contribute more to the total number of calories from added sugars among children and adolescents compared to beverages, according to a recently published data brief from the National Center for Health Statistics (NCHS) at the U.S. Centers for Disease Control and Prevention (CDC).

  • EAS and U.S. Department of Commerce Offer Advice on EU Supplements

    February 27, 2012
    International food policy experts EAS will frontline a webinar February 28, 2012 in collaboration with the U.S. Department of Commerce’s U.S. Commercial Service to guide exporters of natural products through the regulatory fundamentals of marketing their products in Europe.

  • Food Culture: Trends to Watch

    Food Culture: Trends to Watch

    Joanna Cosgrove, Online Editor || February 27, 2012
    The Hartman Group outlines underlying forces behind how consumers will eat, shop and live in 2012.

  • Eating Citrus Fruit May Lower Women's Stroke Risk

    February 23, 2012
    A compound in citrus fruits may reduce your stroke risk, according to research reported in Stroke: Journal of the American Heart Association. This prospective study is one of the first in which researchers examine how consuming flavonoid subclasses…

  • Consumers Targeting Health Concerns with Food

    February 22, 2012
    The market for targeted health and wellness foods and beverages is a dynamic and promising one, driven largely by the growing recognition—among scientists, government, practitioners and consumers—of the instrumental role diet plays in a wide range of health conditions.

  • CRN Challenges Widely-Cited AER Statistics

    February 21, 2012
    The often-cited statistic that FDA receives “less than 1% of all adverse events associated with dietary supplements” is based on outdated, irrelevant data, according to the Council for Responsible Nutrition (CRN), Washington, D.C.

  • Integrative Medicine Common in Treatment of Chronic Health Conditions

    February 16, 2012
    Seventy-five percent of integrative medicine centers included in a new study about integrative practice reported success treating chronic pain. More than half of centers reported successfully using integrative medicine to treat gastrointestinal conditions, depression/anxiety, cancer and stress.

  • Safer Sports Supplements

    Safer Sports Supplements

    Joanna Cosgrove, Online Editor || February 16, 2012
    Questionable sports supplements aren’t just a concern for professional athletes. NSF’s certification program is geared to help all consumers of these products make more educated purchasing decisions.

  • The Public Capital Markets and Nutraceutical Companies

    The Public Capital Markets and Nutraceutical Companies

    Steven Allen, Nutrition Capital Network || February 15, 2012
    As I am writing this, news media are all full of the news about Facebook filing for what is expected to be the largest Internet IPO of all time. I thought it was interesting that the most successful IPO of 2011, measured by return from the offering p…

  • Latin America: Opportunities For Healthy Beverages Development

    Latin America: Opportunities For Healthy Beverages Development

    Claire Moulin, Departmental Research Analyst, Euromonitor International || February 15, 2012
    When talking about health and wellness, the first regions that come to mind are the U.S., Western Europe and Japan, while less developed markets are being too easily overlooked. However, the demand is there and companies should not miss out on the op…

  • Combating Migraine Headaches From A Nutritional Vantage Point

    Combating Migraine Headaches From A Nutritional Vantage Point

    Patrick Morris, Fortitech || February 15, 2012
    Everyone at one time or another has suffered from a headache, whether it develops from stress, a common illness such as the flu, or overindulgence from a night out with friends. Pain can range from dull to debilitating, and can usually be treated wit…

  • Study Illustrates Selenium Form Makes a Difference

    February 13, 2012
    Cypress Systems has announced that additional research has been published indicating that selenium forms vary and that high-selenium yeast such as SelenoExcell from Cypress Systems, is the most effective form. The effect of selenium enrichment on bak…

  • Chocolate Trends

    Chocolate Trends

    Joanna Cosgrove, Online Editor || February 13, 2012
    Cargill webinar covers the top 10 consumer-driven trends set to influence the market this year.

  • An Interview with Gwendolyn Kent

    An Interview with Gwendolyn Kent

    Sheldon Baker || February 10, 2012
    Gwendolyn Kent is currently consulting for, TNC LLC, Nutrition 21 and GLM, licensing global patents through internationally recognized research institutes including Karolinska Institutet, Maastricht and Harvard to develop and market nutraceuticals with clinical documentation for direct-to-consumer ingredients, as well as mass market positioning.

  • Probiotics Grow in Popularity, Vary in Form

    February 9, 2012
    Probiotic supplements and foods containing “friendly” bacteria or yeast have become popular options for people hoping to improve bowel function or boost immunity. But many customers are confused by the vast array of choices.

  • Autism and Omega Fatty Acids

    Autism and Omega Fatty Acids

    Joanna Cosgrove, Online Editor || February 9, 2012
    Researchers at the University of Alabama focus on dietary deficiencies as an environmental contributor to the development of autism spectrum disorders.

  • ABC Publishes Article Documenting Supplement Regulations

    February 7, 2012
    Dietary supplements are subject to a wide array of federal government regulations in the U.S., according to a new report published by the non-profit American Botanical Council (ABC), Austin, TX.

  • Fish Oil and Multivitamins Most Popular Supplements Among Users

    February 6, 2012
    A survey of more than 10,000 savvy consumers of supplements showed the most popular supplements are fish oil, multivitamins, vitamin D, calcium and CoQ10, in that order.

  • Supplements for Depression & Anxiety

    Supplements for Depression & Anxiety

    Joanna Cosgrove, Online Editor || February 6, 2012
    New research lends credence to the use of two natural supplements for depression and anxiety.

  • Cocoa’s Health Halo Hitting its Mark

    February 2, 2012
    Cocoa—the antioxidant-rich raw ingredient used to make chocolate—is poised to become a major force in the market for functional and healthier food products, according to Julian Mellentin, director of consultancy for New Nutrition Business.

  • Making a Case for Dairy

    Making a Case for Dairy

    Joanna Cosgrove, Online Editor || February 2, 2012
    Dairy Research Institute calls for milk product industry to present dairy’s total nutrient package as a key point of difference.

  • Don McKenzie: Nebraska Cultures

    January 27, 2012
    Don McKenzie, director of marketing for Nebraska Cultures, Inc., Walnut Creek, CA, passed away recently at age 73 in Palo Alto, CA, after a brief illness. Mr. McKenzie joined Nebraska Cultures in 2003 to lead the company’s marketing activities…

  • An Interview with Darryl Sullivan

    An Interview with Darryl Sullivan

    Sheldon Baker || January 27, 2012
    Darryl Sullivan is the director of scientific and regulatory affairs for the Nutrition Chemistry and Food Safety Division at Covance Laboratories. Mr. Sullivan acts as the primary liaison with food, nutritional and dietary supplement companies as well as providing expertise on designing comprehensive testing programs to meet scientific and regulatory requirements.

  • CRN Defends DSHEA Amid Continued Criticism

    January 26, 2012
    The Council for Responsible Nutrition (CRN), Washington, D.C., issued a response to the guest commentary, “Assessing Supplement Safety – The FDA’s Controversial Proposal,” by Pieter Cohen, MD, in the January 25 on-line edition of the New England Journal of Medicine.

  • U.S. to Overhaul School Lunch Program with New Health Standards

    January 25, 2012
    First Lady Michelle Obama and Agriculture Secretary Tom Vilsack have unveiled new standards for school meals they hope will result in healthier meals for kids across the nation.

  • ChromaDex Taps Glanbia Nutritionals to Distribute pTeroPure

    January 25, 2012
    ChromaDex Corporation, Irvine, CA, has signed a letter of intent with Glanbia Nutritionals (NA), Inc., Carlsbad, CA, for the distribution of pTeroPure brand pterostilbene. Glanbia Nutritionals will serve as the primary distributor of pTeroPure in Nor…

  • Pycnogenol May Improve Signs of Aging

    January 25, 2012
    Human skin is the body's first line of defense and often mirrors the health, nutritional status and age of a person. Over time, skin shows signs of aging due to the gradual breakdown of collagen and elastin. However, skin can be rebuilt and made…

  • Floral Ingredients Spicing Up Flavor Market

    January 25, 2012
    Rising interest in naturalness and a growing awareness of the potential health benefits of botanical ingredients have combined with the desire for something more unusual to develop the demand for floral ingredients and flavorings.

  • Consumers Struggle with Nutritional Labels and Health Claims

    January 24, 2012
    Nielsen, a global provider of insights and analytics around what consumers watch and buy, released a new report indicating that 59% of consumers around the world have difficulty understanding nutritional labels on food packaging and more than half (53%) consider themselves overweight.

  • All Signs Point to Growth

    All Signs Point to Growth

    Joanna Cosgrove, Online Editor || January 23, 2012
    Research indicates global demand for nutraceutical ingredients is set to increase steadily.