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.
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.
Luxembourg’s ministry of health has warned consumers not to buy a product containing 77 times the recommended safe daily dose of vitamin E.
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.
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.
Polyphenols from coffee may improve blood sugar levels and boost endothelial function in healthy men, says a new study from Japan.