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Hair health and nutrition link: Supplements and lower fat consumption show promise

Scientists are exploring the relationship between hair health and nutrition, with North American Menopause Society (NAMS) research finding that nutrient-based bioactive compounds boost hair...

Pata Yamaha with BRIXX WorldSBK puts Balanced on pole position

The Balanced range of vitamins and minerals has been chosen as Pata Yamaha with BRIXX WorldSBK’s new official wellness partner for 2021. The Balanced range,...

Global supplements market on course to be worth US$278bn by 2024

The global dietary supplements market is expected to reach US$278.02 billion by 2024, at a CAGR of 9.6% from 2016 (US$ 133.1 billion) to 2024, according to a report by Grand View Research, Inc. 

Persona launches vitamin gummies customized for adult, teen and children’s health needs

Personalized vitamin program Persona Nutrition is launching daily vitamin packs for children, teens and adults. The pre-sorted 28 daily pouches target immune health, focus,...

FDA ‘needs to do its job and regulate CBD’, NPA warns

The Natural Products Association has stepped up its criticism of the Food and Drug Administration over its failure to date to set out clear safety standards for CBD products. 

CBD trade group would defy FSA on Novel Foods compliance

UK-based trade group the Cannabis Trade Association says it would fight any efforts from the country’s Food Standards Agency to enforce compliance of CBD’s recently classified status as a Novel Food. 

UK attracts foreign investment for plant science, health and nutrition

The Department for International Trade (DIT) has backed a new proposal to reinforce the UK counties of Norfolk and Suffolk as the global center...

Natural energy ingredients set to charge up consumers seeking balanced lives

Consumers are searching for safe, natural and ethical ingredients to fight fatigue as the effects of COVID-19 have only increased stress levels worldwide. Innova...

NZ health authorities issue fresh warning over joint health ingredient

For the second time this year the New Zealand Ministry of Health has issued a warning about supplements containing Artemisia annua extract, following a series of reports indicating liver harm. 

ESSNA urges tailored labeling approach for sports nutrition to avoid “enormous setback”

The European Specialist Sports Nutrition Alliance (ESSNA) is warning about the dangers of a “one size fits all” approach for front-of-pack labeling (FoPL) obligations....

BetterYou recognized for innovation in The Queen’s Awards for Enterprise

BetterYou has received one of the most prestigious accolades in British business, winning in the Innovation category of The Queen’s Awards for Enterprise which...

FSA announcement places ‘whole CBD industry on notice’

News that UK Food Standards Agency (FSA) that it has set a deadline of 31 March 2021 for CBD businesses comply with EU novel foods rules has placed the “whole industry on notice”.

Europe’s Biggest Plant-Based Nutrition In Science Conference To Take Place Online

Europe’s biggest conference on plant-based nutrition in science is taking place online at the end of this month, featuring key researchers and doctors. As...

Levagen+ offers “another solution for healthy aging,” Gencor Pacific study suggests

Gencor Pacific has revealed its Levagen+ product can reduce pain in people suffering from diabetic peripheral neuropathy, posing a potential healthy aging solution. Nutrition Insight...

Farlong NotoGinseng may help fight heart disease, reveals study

Farlong Pharmaceutical’s ginseng supplement may have a positive influence on reducing cardiovascular disease (CVD) risk by improving blood pressure and HDL-C. This is according...