Cinnamon dietary supplements in Germany carrying health claims to
reduce blood sugar and help control type-2 diabetes should be
classed as 'medicinal products', and regulated as such, two federal
institutes have said.
A daily high-dose carotenoid supplement restored carotenoid levels
and reduced "overall mortality" of AIDS patients, a group at risk
of low serum carotenoid concentrations said to be predictor of
death, according to new...
Nestlé is tipped as a potential buyer of Novartis' nutritional
supplements unit, rumoured to be up for sale, as the Swiss food
group is aiming to strengthen its position in the health and
The Indian Food Safety and Standards Bill 2005 has been signed into
law, promising a significant impact on the Indian dietary
supplement industry, and opening up a potential market of one
billion people for dietary supplement companies...
Taking potassium citrate supplements could boost bone mineral
density by similar amounts as observed with pharmaceuticals, says
new research from Switzerland that is linked to lowering the
acidity of the modern diet.
Naturex is aiming to raise industry awareness of traditional
botanicals sourced from Morocco, ahead of unveiling nine new plants
that could provide dietary supplement makers with a raft of new
The EC yesterday launched a communication on the EU Distance
Selling Directive aimed at preventing rogue traders exploiting
loopholes created by new technologies and eroding consumer
confidence in products commonly sold in this way,...
The effects of calcium supplementation on bone density in healthy
children have been seen to be minimal in a review study that
concludes it to be of limited public health importance - a finding
that could result in consumer confusion...
British kids of Asian origin are eight times more likely than their
white counterparts to be vitamin D deficient, says a new study that
is leading calls for vitamin D supplementation for this at-risk
Taking creatine monohydrate and whey protein supplements just
before load-bearing exercise improves muscle gain and strength than
taking at other times of the day, says Australian research that has
implications outside of the weights...
Coverage of the New Scientist article questioning the benefits of
antioxidant supplements has generated a flurry of feedback from
industry and health care practioners, in agreement with and
disputing the arguments.
The Indian nutraceutical, supplement and functional foods market
looks set to open up new opportunities international companies,
with a new bill that will regulate these products under a discrete
Supplement associations across ASEAN countries have joined forces
with the formation of the ASEAN Alliance of Heath Supplement
Associations (AAHSA), which aims to facilitate industry input into
harmonized regulation currently in the...