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Pandemic prompts 19% rise in supplement consumption

Data from a new survey, Health of the Nation 2021; Lockdown Focus, commissioned by the Health Food Manufacturers’ Association (HFMA) reveals a 19% increase...

Brits neglecting health until their forties, reports Healthspan

Recent research commissioned by supplement brand Healthspan has revealed that one in ten Brits don’t take their health seriously until they hit 40-plus. The Healthspan...
BioCell collagen matrix

BioCell Collagen® – not all collagens are alike

BioCell Collagen® is a clinically studied dietary supplement ingredient composed of naturally-occurring hydrolyzed collagen type II peptides, chondroitin sulfate, hyaluronic acid. Suhail Ishaq, President of...

Viridian urges industry to pledge to sustainable future through Terra Carta

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Viridian Nutrition’s founder Cheryl Thallon is among the first to sign Prince Charles’ ground-breaking environmental pledge, the Terra Carta, in which he calls on...

Daylesford ventures into VMS market with food-based supplements line

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Daylesford has made its debut in the VMS sector with the introduction of its own extensive range of functional food-based supplements created by in-house...

World governments receive open letter on vitamin D and COVID-19

As 2020 drew to a close, 185 health, science and medical experts from the UK, Europe and US penned an open letter to governments...

GOED Publishes Consumer Guidance on Omega-3 Supplement Care

GOED has published a new web page and companion infographic to help educate consumers about how to extend the life and quality of their omega-3 supplements. The guides...

New HSIS report emphasizes importance of supplementation in vegan diets

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A new report by the Health and Food Supplements Information Service (HSIS) highlights nutritional shortfalls experienced by those following a vegan diet and stresses...

Vitamin C for COVID: take it seriously, Holford tells Hancock

Published on 7 December, nutritionist Patrick Holford has co-authored a major scientific review positioning vitamin C as ‘a game-changer for COVID’ and an ‘adjunctive...

UN commission reclassifies cannabis, no longer considered risky narcotic

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The UN Commission on Narcotic Drugs (CND) took a number of decisions on Wednesday, leading to changes in the way cannabis is internationally regulated,...

UK Government offers free vitamin D supplements to 2.7MN vulnerable people this winter

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The Department of Health and Social Care has announced that over 2.7 million at-risk individuals across England are to be offered a free supply...

IngredientsDirect.com launches in response to trend towards online purchase of ingredients

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According to 2020 research by McKinsey & Company, more than 75% of UK B2B buyers say they now prefer purchasing online over traditional face-to-face...

Pharma Nord announced as vitamin D supplier for major clinical trial

Supplements brand Pharma Nord has revealed its Bio-Vitamin D3 has been chosen for a ground-breaking new large-scale trial studying the effects of vitamin D...

Scientists seek volunteers for new vitamin D trial

Scientists in the UK are looking for 5,000 volunteers to take part in a new clinical trial to test the effectiveness of vitamin D...

Vitamin D – MP warns that ‘cheap way of tackling Covid’ is being ignored

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The British MP and former cabinet minister David Davis says mounting evidence on the usefulness of vitamin D in tackling Covid-19 must not be ignored.