Multivitamins are the most commonly consumed dietary supplement in the United States and worldwide. With micronutrient insufficiency being more common in middle-aged to older adults, and multivitamin use has been shown to improve status in this population.
One of the latest celebrity trends sweeping wealthy, beautiful people involves a novel approach to taking vitamins and supplements, but a Malaysian clinic is also touting the benefits for more down-to-earth consumers.
A mega-merger between International Flavors & Fragrances Inc (IFF) and DuPont nutrition & biosciences unit will create a new industry giant worth more than $45 billion (€40.4 billion), say those involved in the deal.
Researchers linking the effects of vitamin B3 deficiency to incidences of psychosis could hold the key to solving ‘medical mysteries’ associated with the condition, and may provide hopes for those in developing countries.
The year 2019 was a solid one for the omega-3 business, with sales remaining steady. In the US, the market was mostly flat, but strong regional growth in the Asia-Pacific region and other emerging markets led to category growth overall.
Arctic Nutrition is to form a scientific collaboration with Norwegian firm Møreforsking to provide marine lipid and cell study expertise in developing its omega-3 fatty acid-enriched herring roe extract.
The nutraceutical industry offers more opportunities for developing new products beneficial to patients compared to the pharma industry, but more science-based evidence is needed, according to a leading Indian academic who stars in our second Nutra Champions...