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Hearthside buys health bar maker VSI in €108m deal

US firm Hearthside Food Solutions will buy Dutch healthy bar producer VSI for a reported €108.5m, along with a new US factory for production of VSI’s products.

Low vitamin D linked to schizophrenic brain dysfunction

Vitamin D deficiency may be linked to the dysfunction of the hippocampus – a region of the brain thought to play a role in schizophrenia, say researchers.

All eyes on supplement sold with 77 x safe vitamin E levels

Luxembourg’s ministry of health has warned consumers not to buy a product containing 77 times the recommended safe daily dose of vitamin E.

NBTY's acquisition of Dr Organic mirrors trend in supplement industry toward personal care

Manufacturing giant NBTY has acquired UK skincare line Dr Organic, a move that mirrors a trend in the supplement industry toward higher margin personal care offerings.

“Omega-3s, from fish or supplements, should be consumed throughout life," says GOED

Omega-3 supplements fail to halt cognitive decline in the elderly, says AREDS 2 data

One gram per day of EPA plus DHA omega-3s does not appear to slow normal age-related cognitive decline in people over 70, suggests data from the AREDS 2 eye study.

Coffee polyphenol may help manage blood sugar in healthy people: Study

Polyphenols from coffee may improve blood sugar levels and boost endothelial function in healthy men, says a new study from Japan.

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