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NBTY introduces Nature's Origin, a complete line of nutritional supplements

NBTY introduces Nature's Origin, a complete line of nutritional supplements

NBTY, Inc., a leading global manufacturer and distributor of high-quality vitamins and nutritional supplements, introduces Nature's Origin, its first complete line of vitamins, minerals and herbal supplements that are free from ingredients made with GMOs, preservatives, gluten and irradiation. [More]
Concise analysis of global bioactive ingredients market

Concise analysis of global bioactive ingredients market

The report "Bioactive Ingredients & Product Market by Ingredient (Probiotics, Proteins, Plant Extracts, Minerals, Vitamins, Fibers, Carotenoids), by Product (Functional Foods, & Beverage, Dietary Supplements, Animal Nutrition, Personal Care) - Global trends & forecast to 2018", is published by MarketsandMarkets. [More]
Researchers evaluate rice consumption against overall diet quality and key nutrient intakes

Researchers evaluate rice consumption against overall diet quality and key nutrient intakes

New research, partially funded by the U.S. Department of Agriculture and the USA Rice Federation, shows that consumers can improve their diets simply by enjoying white or brown rice as part of their daily meals. [More]
Sanofi Korea launches gut health product, Probi Digestis

Sanofi Korea launches gut health product, Probi Digestis

Probi has signed a distribution and supply agreement with Sanofi. Following this the Consumer Healthcare division of Sanofi Korea is making a major launch of Probi´s gut health product, Probi Digestis starting in April 2014. Probi has already delivered products and received substantial orders for the coming quarters. [More]

New analysis of the functional beverage market in Australia and New Zealand

Functional beverage manufacturers are acknowledging consumer demand for natural and organic beverages by investing in product innovation, new flavours, and the introduction of balanced nutrients and environment-friendly packages. [More]
New finding reinforces importance of developing healthy eating habits early in life

New finding reinforces importance of developing healthy eating habits early in life

Women who ate a diet high in fresh fruits and vegetables as young adults were much less likely to have plaque build-up in their arteries 20 years later compared with those who consumed lower amounts of these foods, according to research to be presented at the American College of Cardiology's 63rd Annual Scientific Session. [More]
vitaMedMD launches newest prescription prenatal multivitamin, vitaPearl

vitaMedMD launches newest prescription prenatal multivitamin, vitaPearl

TherapeuticsMD, Inc., a women's healthcare company and parent company of vitaMedMD, announced today the launch of vitaMedMD's newest prescription prenatal multivitamin, vitaPearl, adding to its successful prenatal line consisting of vitaMedMD One Rx, vitaMedMD Plus Rx, and vitaMedMD RediChew™ Rx. [More]

Hemp flour with decaffeinated green tea leaves could be used to develop gluten-free snack cracker

The market for gluten-free foods with functional properties is growing immensely across virtually all food categories on a global level. The need to replace wheat proteins, fibers, and minerals is very important in order to provide a better selection and more nutritious food for consumers that belong to this segment of the population. [More]
Researchers discover certain proteins in osteoclasts that may be used to destroy cardiovascular calcification

Researchers discover certain proteins in osteoclasts that may be used to destroy cardiovascular calcification

​Cardiovascular calcification (deposits of minerals in heart valves and blood vessels) is a primary contributor to heart disease, the leading cause of death among both men and women in the United States according the Centers for Disease Control and Prevention (CDC). [More]
Natural low-sodium salt ingredient addresses challenges to reduce sodium in bakery products, cereals

Natural low-sodium salt ingredient addresses challenges to reduce sodium in bakery products, cereals

Salt of the Earth Ltd. introduces a novel, low-sodium sea salt ingredient to address food manufacturers' challenges to reduce sodium in bakery products, such as bread, breakfast cereals and snacks. [More]
Some "junk foods" can help child's oral health

Some "junk foods" can help child's oral health

If there's one thing that all dentists have in common, it's that they regularly see young patients with tooth decay. Roughly 41 percent of children age 2-11 have had decay in their primary teeth, while approximately 32 percent of children ages 9-11 have decay in their permanent teeth. [More]

Researchers identify microbe that 'eats' electricity

​There have been plenty of fad diets that captured the public's imagination over the years, but Harvard scientists have identified what may be the strangest of them all - sunlight and electricity. [More]

New bioinspired gel material could help repair damaged teeth and bone

A bit of pressure from a new shrinking, sponge-like gel is all it takes to turn transplanted unspecialized cells into cells that lay down minerals and begin to form teeth. [More]

Research explores milk proteins for healthy aging and sports performance

The University of Limerick will take the lead in Phase 2 of Food for Health Ireland’s research programme to explore the role of milk proteins in healthy aging and performance nutrition. [More]
Researchers examine impact of diet for preventing Alzheimer's dementia

Researchers examine impact of diet for preventing Alzheimer's dementia

A cocktail of ingredients containing omega-3 fatty acid found in fish oil is being tested in patients with mild cognitive impairment as a means to slow the progression of Alzheimer's dementia down [More]

Researchers discover how beneficial bacteria in guts communicate with own cells

Communication is vital to any successful relationship. Researchers from the Institute of Food Research and the University of East Anglia have discovered how the beneficial bacteria in our guts communicate with our own cells. [More]

GNC Holdings reports consolidated revenue of $613.7 million in Q4 2013

GNC Holdings, Inc., a leading global specialty retailer of health and wellness products, today reported its financial results for the quarter and year-to-date period ended December 31, 2013. [More]
Vitamin C and E supplements blunt endurance training

Vitamin C and E supplements blunt endurance training

Vitamin C and E supplements may blunt the improvement of muscular endurance - by disrupting cellular adaptions in exercised muscles - suggests a new study published today [3 February] in The Journal of Physiology. [More]

Patients undergone bariatric surgery may need to pay closer attention to nutritional intake

Patients who have had bariatric surgery may need to take dietary supplements and pay closer attention to their nutritional intake, a UT Southwestern Medical Center study suggests. [More]
Study details about healthful compounds contained in hempseed

Study details about healthful compounds contained in hempseed

Long stigmatized because of its "high"-inducing cousins, hemp - derived from low-hallucinogenic varieties of cannabis - is making a comeback, not just as a source of fiber for textiles, but also as a crop packed with oils that have potential health benefits. [More]