Last week saw the first shipments of VSL#3, a probiotic food
ingredient marketed by Questcor Pharmaceuticals. VSL#3 is a
preparation of eight highly concentrated species of live
freeze-dried lactic acid bacteria which are said to...
A new supplement containing zeaxanthin, a nutrient which is thought
to slow or even prevent macular degeneration, has been launched by
the US group ZeaVision. Macular degeneration is a leading cause of
blindness in people over the...
Consultancy firm Arthur D. Little (ADL) claims to have developed
the first drink brand to contain soluble dietary fibre which
reduces blood cholesterol levels and which also meets consumers'
Algry Quimica, the Spanish company which claims to be the leading
European manufacturer of choline ingredients for nutraceuticals and
infant formulas, has said it is on the verge of launching its USP
choline bitartrate and USP choline...
The US market for energy supplements is estimated to be worth more
than $1.2 billion (€1.37bn) in retail sales in 2001, and while
young, male consumers are the target audience for most energy
supplement producers, market research...
After a year of discussion and deliberation, the Omega-3 Working
Group of the US-based Council for Responsible Nutrition (CRN) has
approved a draft voluntary monograph for omega-3 EPA and DHA. The
document will now be circulated for...
Joshua Tree, the former construction company which recently
completed the acquisition of American Health & Diet Centers
(AHDC), has released three new weight loss products designed to
meet demand for dieting products in the summer...