Companies are still seeing opportunities in developing supplements that address the evergreen needs of weight management and skin protection, even as consumers tighten their purse strings and spend more on hygiene and immune health supplements.
The Italian Association of Health Products and Manufacturers, FederSalus and the Giovanni Lorenzini Foundation, are to team up in a pact looking to generate deeper insight into supplements’ role in nutrition.
A host of market data and food company reports in the past year have suggested COVID-19 has accelerated and amplified interest in functional and healthy foods that deliver wellbeing benefits such as immunity and stress management.
The International Alliance of Dietary/Food Supplement Associations (IADSA) is underlining the link between inadequate vitamin D levels and a higher risk of falling with its online resource that highlights nutrition’s role in vulnerable populations.
Interest in topical and ingestible beauty products that support and even boost immunity is gaining traction, but what science can back up product developments and how much growth potential is there really in this space?
The absence of micronutrient deficiency, such as vitamin D, has shown to reduce the incidence of COVID-19, as well as lowering the odds of clinical deterioration in COVID-19 patients, said the findings of a systematic review and meta-analysis.
Overcoming micronutrient deficiencies could become part of an effective strategy in the fight against COVID-19. While vitamin D supplementation has gained wide attention amid the pandemic, in the shadows is a lesser known but equally important nutrient:...