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Recent personalized nutrition research
Recent personalized nutrition research
A commercial interest is growing in DNA testing, and consumers are increasingly fascinated by what a swab of saliva can reveal. But there's more to genetics than simply ancestry. Unwinding and translating one's genetic makeup can also unlock a path tow...
'Needed': FDA issues draft guidance for best practices for GRAS panels
'Needed': FDA issues draft guidance for best practices for GRAS panels
Hailed by experts as "needed" and "significant", the U.S. Food and Drug Administration has issued draft guidance on best practices to follow when convening a panel of experts to evaluate whether a substance is "generally recognized as safe" (GRAS).
New study confirms macular carotenoid use for eye health
New study confirms macular carotenoid use for eye health
A new study by the University of Georgia published in the journal Foods, found that use of a proprietary blend of macular carotenoids (lutein, zeaxanthin and mesozeaxanthin) may protect the eyes from damage inflicted by blue light emitted from our smar...
Apple cider vinegar: What the experts say
Apple cider vinegar: What the experts say
Apple cider vinegar is one of the most popular natural health products around, with claims for everything from sanitizing toothbrushes to whittling waistlines.
Growth of the aging population
Growth of the aging population
According to the latest "The State of Aging and Health in America" report by the U.S. Centers for Disease Control and Prevention, longer life spans and the aging baby boomer demographic are the key factors contributing to growth of the aging population.
FTC, media outlets can do more to help curb fraudulent weight loss pill peddling ads, CRN preside...
FTC, media outlets can do more to help curb fraudulent weight loss pill peddling ads, CRN preside...
There are more self-policing initiatives from within the industry compared to four years ago, when a senate informational hearing brought the weight management supplement category to national attention, argued Steve Mister, CEO and president of the tra...