Advances in compliance, diligence, responsibility, and transparency has moved the needle on best practices in the sports nutrition category, and the perception that the category is the “Wild West” is outdated, says the CSO of Dymatize.
The Coronavirus pandemic was a wakeup call for many, highlighting how conventional medicine may not have immediate solutions. This is driving consumers to look for alternative solutions, but not everyone is convinced dietary supplements are the answer....
With recent data providing “solid evidence” for nicotinamide riboside’s effects on inflammation and body composition, combining NR with exercise will see us “really get some place”, says Dr Charles Brenner.
FDA has stated it is making ‘substantial progress’ with CBD, and a new enforcement guidance could be very significant for the industry, said NPA’s Dr Daniel Fabricant, but he said the Agency needs to ‘get in the game’ for NDIs.
A new biobank known as the Microbiota Vault recently received the go ahead to move on to the pilot stage: The ultimate goal is to gather beneficial microorganisms from human populations whose microbiomes are uncompromised by antibiotics, processed diets...
As has been reported for other dietary supplement categories, “March was an incredible month” for the omega-3 category, but reports are that those levels have not been maintained through April, said Ellen Schutt, executive director of GOED.
Consumers are turning to dietary supplements in record numbers, but the industry must deliver on the results the products are promising if the industry is to convert them to long term customers, says Steve Mister.
Every week, new studies are emerging that highlight the important roles that nutrients like vitamin D and zinc play for our immune systems, but the dietary supplements industry cannot talk about much of it. Eventually, this needs to be rectified, said...
While dietary supplement sales have surged in recent months, the extent of the economic damage caused by the novel coronavirus and COVID-19 could lead to some very tough quarters as families and businesses start to run out of money.
It’s not just immune support products that are selling well for dietary supplement firms, with consumers also seeking our adaptogens and products to help manage the stress of living through a pandemic, says the CEO of Herbalist & Alchemist.