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3 trends impacting the global health and wellness food market
3 trends impacting the global health and wellness food market
Growing need for probiotic products and demand for functional foods, innovative product packaging, and demand for natural and herbal products are three of the top emerging market trends driving the global health and wellness food market, according to a...
NPA challenges study on supplement safety
NPA challenges study on supplement safety
The Natural Products Association responded to the findings of a study in the Journal of Medical Toxicology that it says exaggerates the risk of dietary supplements and ignores their "superior" safety record when compared to other products regulated by ...
Army develops new nutritional bed-time snack bar for basic trainees
Army develops new nutritional bed-time snack bar for basic trainees
The Military Nutrition Division at the U.S. Army's Research Institute of Environmental Medicine has unveiled a new nutritional snack bar for recruits to consume before bedtime while at basic combat training.
Sourcing supplement ingredients and components from China
Sourcing supplement ingredients and components from China
More companies are starting to source their dietary ingredients from China, especially in two major categories: raw material ingredients and bulk dietary supplements components, like capsules, softgels and tablets.
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.
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...