Health and Nutrition

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ThreeDots welcomes 4CAST as investor to spread the word on CBD

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CBD drinks brand ThreeDots has announced the purchase of 24% of the company in founder shares by athlete-led media organization 4CAST. The ThreeDots range of...

New IADSA guiding principles for VMS sector

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The International Alliance of Dietary/Food Supplement Associations (IADSA) has set out new guiding principles for the supplements sector. The Guiding Principles on Sustainability (GPS) were...

ASA ruling signals ‘important day for liposomal vitamin C’

The Advertising Standards Authority (ASA) has ruled that a webpage advertising YourZooki Liposomal Vitamin C was ‘misleading’ after it was challenged by Abundance &...

Beyond flavor: Taiyo study reveals matcha’s cognition-enhancing benefits

Premium matcha may have applications as a functional nootropic. The ingredient can enhance cognition and reactions in young adults, according to new research published...

Green tea health claims questionable: ECG and EGCG cause oxidative stress, study finds

Green tea is commonly viewed as healthy, and its consumption is often linked to a longer life, supposedly due to its high level of...

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...

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....

Cytoplan makes switch to plastic-free

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In a move designed to reduce the plastic pollution produced by the healthcare industry, supplements brand Cytoplan has switched to plastic-free packaging. Its new biodegradable...

What CBD brands can learn from the protein supplements sector

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CBD is big business. Eight million people use CBD products in the UK and the market is worth around £300 million annually. Despite those figures,...

Flo Vitamins unveils O Positiv brand for PMS symptoms, digestion and immunity

Flo Vitamins, a premenstrual syndrome (PMS) gummy producer, is releasing its parent brand O Positiv, which will cater to women’s wellness and beauty needs....

World Record-holder Paula Radcliffe endorses Indy Health Week

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Three-time London Marathon winner and lifelong advocate of health food stores, Paula Radcliffe MBE is backing the Indy Health Week campaign, launched by Viridian...

Pandemic bolsters vitamin D consumption, reveals CRN’s annual consumer survey

Vitamin D use significantly increased during the COVID-19 pandemic, according to the Council for Responsible Nutrition (CRN)’s 2021 Consumer Survey on Dietary Supplements. The...

Herb UK announces acquisition of Bio-Health Ltd

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In what is described as a ‘family affair’, New Forest-based Herb UK has completed the purchase of natural supplements company Bio-Health Ltd, adding ‘another pioneering...

What’s blooming in botanicals: Potent extracts for plant-based solutions targeting brain health, immunity and...

Botanical extracts are maintaining their hold in the natural supplements arena as consumers’ holistic well-being remains top of mind. Segments with significant growth in...

Hum Nutrition unveils estrogen-free solution for menopause symptom relief

Wellness brand Hum Nutrition is launching Fan Club, an estrogen-free solution for managing perimenopause and menopause symptoms. The launch also seeks to normalize the...

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