As disruptions due to the novel Coronavirus ripple through global supply chains, plus FDA’s announcement that it is reducing inspections, the ABC-AHP-NCNPR Botanical Adulterants Prevention Program (BAPP) is urging buyers to be “more vigilant than ever”.
Holland & Barrett staff have set up a petition, signed by thousands of staff and customers, begging the company to close its stores during the coronavirus pandemic as they argue their lives and the lives of customers are being put at risk.
A new study in mice has concluded that a compound found in the peels of fruits such as apples and prunes, and some herbs, can reduce and even reverse damage to brain cells in patients with Multiple Sclerosis (MS).
The Botanical Adulteration Prevention Program has issued a lab guidance document on turmeric. The publication is timely as interest in the botanical, which was already high, has spiked during the current coronavirus crisis.
Researchers from the Nutrition and Exercise Metabolism Research Group, Nutrition Institute, Federal University of Rio de Janeiro, Brazil, examined the effect of beetroot-based gel supplementation in recreational combat sport athletes. Specifically, they...
The COVID-19 pandemic has seen a spike in demand for immunity-boosting products, but what scope is there for new and credible research to examine if nutra products have a role to play in helping tackle the crisis?
Caffeine containing thermogenic fitness drink (TFD) formulas appear effective in increasing resting energy expenditure (REE), a study finds with higher amounts also impacting on resting fat oxidation (RFO).
The UK’s advertising watchdog has dismissed claims made by a retailer stating its cannabidiol (CBD) pain relief patch could reduce chronic pain, anxiety and diabetes, pointing out the claims were medicinal.