Health and Nutrition

Bringing the natural and organic products industry the latest health and nutrition news from around the World.

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...
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Lycored appoints Shirley Cohen as new CEO

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Lycored, a global leader in ingredients for wellness, food and beauty, has appointed Shirley Cohen as its new CEO. Cohen, who took up the role...

Sports Food Market expected to grow at a CAGR of 7.59% – Axiom MRC

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Axiom Market Research & Consulting published a report which covers detailed analysis of key drivers and restricting factors, value chain analysis, economic impact of...

Global Dietary Supplements Market to grow at a CAGR of 7.85% from 2021 to...

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Global Dietary Supplements Market to grow at a CAGR of 7.85% from 2021 to 2027 – Axiom MRC. Axiom Market Research & Consulting (TM) added...

KSM-66 Ashwagandha Root Extract shown to enhance the quality of sleep in a randomized,...

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A clinical study published in the Journal of Ethnopharmacology, (https://doi.org/10.1016/j.jep.2020.113276) demonstrated that an 8-week supplementation of KSM-66 Ashwagandha root extract led to significant improvement...

New study suggests vitamin K deficiency as the missing link in COVID-19 pathogenesis

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The review , published in the British Journal of Nutrition, presents vitamin K metabolism as the potential missing link between lung damage and thromboembolism,...

The Rush to Embrace Immunity

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In the first few weeks of March 2020, immunity-related internet searches tripled. Sales of supplements with well-known immunity credentials, things such as zinc and...

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. 

New CBD proposals ‘would undermine public trust in supplement safety’, NPA warns

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The Natural Products Association (NPA) has rejected new legislation introduced in the US House that would allow CBD products to be used in dietary supplements.  

ESSNA sports nutrition guide highlights value of supplementation

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A new consumer-facing guide from sports nutrition industry trade group ESSNA sets out to explains the importance of nutrition and the value of supplementation.

Purearth reports 254% sales increase during pandemic

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UK-based water kefir, organic juices and shots brand has reported a 254% sales increase since the beginning go the Covid-19 pandemic, with overall order numbers up 320% year-on-year.

Free From Functional & Health Ingredients postponed to 15-16 June 2021

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The organisers of the Free From Functional & Health Ingredients (FFFHI) and Free From Expo Packaging (FFEP) have confirmed that the events, which were...

Crash chorus: Lycored invites industry to sing together for Heart and Soil Day

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Carotenoid-based wellness specialist Lycored is inviting the nutrition industry to join together in an online choir.

High dose vitamin D could keep Covid patients out of ICU, Spanish study shows

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Treating Covid-19 patients with high dosages of vitamin D could prevent them having to receive intensive care treatment, a study by Spanish researchers suggests.  

Eos Scientific launches discounted CBD Novel Foods Submission service

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Ahead of the UK Food Standards Association’s March 2021 deadline for CBD Novel Foods Applications, CBD oil testing and toxicology service, Eos Scientific, has launched...