Healthcare group Baxter has launched a range of bottled water with
added supplements. The company claims it is targeting those who are
aware of the importance of nutrition, but who are too busy to
maintain a healthy diet.
YourVitamins, a US-based dietary supplement manufacturer, has
created a new range of omega-3 fish and flax oil supplements under
the name ProCaps. The product was launched on the US Home Shopping
Network earlier this month, and sold...
In what it is calling a victory for consumer protection, the US
Food & Drug Administration (FDA) has forced Utah-based company
Biogenics to agree to stop making products containing drugs but
sold as dietary supplements.
In a major change of direction, the nutritional supplement
developer and marketer e Nutrition has decided to sell all its
existing businesses and acquire the sports equipment supplier
Torpedo Sports USA.
A recent clinical review draws together the growing body of
evidence which points to the benefits for the elderly if they
maintain their vitamin D levels - notably, better muscle strength
and a lower risk from falls.
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...
Calcium supplements have been in the news a lot this week, with
revelations just yesterday that the nutrient is more effective when
combined with phosphorous contrasting with news a day earlier that
calcium supplements can help combat...
It appears that the research is true - giving vitamins to children
can help improve their performance at school. This at least is the
claim of The Healthy Foundation, which runs a vitamin
supplementation programme called Vitamin Relief...
Tomorrow will see the second reading of the European Union's draft
proposals for a directive on food supplements, sparking a new round
of condemnation from supplement manufacturers and retailers across
The US Food & Drug Administration (FDA) has issued a voluntary
recall of two popular supplements - PC SPES, which is used for
prostate health, and SPES which is used to boost the immune system
- because they allegedly contain...