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CRN joins NPA in disputing claim supplements fail to lower fracture risk
CRN joins NPA in disputing claim supplements fail to lower fracture risk
Research findings that claim the use of calcium and vitamin D supplements have no effect on fracture risk were dismissed by 2 industry groups, who both reiterate the nutrients' safety and importance.
Swallowable sensors could revolutionize understanding of nutrition's impact on gut health
Swallowable sensors could revolutionize understanding of nutrition's impact on gut health
A breakthrough swallowable capsule could revolutionize understanding of the gut microbiome, and the role nutrition can play in modulating it. The first human trials were recently conducted by researchers at RMIT in Melbourne on 7 healthy individuals on...
ITC declines to hear Amarin's fish oils complaint
ITC declines to hear Amarin's fish oils complaint
The U.S. International Trade Commission has decided not to hear a case in which the fish oil drug maker Amarin sought to prevent the import of some omega-3 dietary supplements.
FDA may soon make call on whether to add new dietary fibers
FDA may soon make call on whether to add new dietary fibers
After months of deliberations, FDA officials should be getting close to releasing a determination on whether 26 commonly used food ingredients — including inulin, soluble corn fiber and sugarcane fiber — would be classified as dietary fiber...
Why should you care about personalized nutrition?
Why should you care about personalized nutrition?
Why do you eat what you eat? Did you know that we make 212 different nutrition decisions each day? What to eat, when to eat, how to eat, where to eat, whom to consult, etc. With thousands of different nutrition items on the shelves, perhaps the most im...
Cinnamon extract by Indian company Akay gets US patent
Cinnamon extract by Indian company Akay gets US patent
India-based flavor and aromatics specialist Akay Group has received a US patent for the processing technology and composition of a cinnamon ingredient branded as ProcynCi.