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Creatine important for general health throughout life, expert says

By Hank Schultz

Creatine, one of the foundational ingredients in the sports nutrition realm, has so many proven benefits that it should be thought of as more of a general health ingredient, attendees at the recent Sports & Active Nutrition Summit were told.

Food Supplements: How to Avoid Common Compliance Mistakes

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Food Supplements: How to Avoid Common Compliance Mistakes

By Joanna Becker, Senior Regulatory Advisor at Ashbury

Health-conscious consumers are increasingly becoming aware of their own mortality, their lifestyle choices, and the impact of products they consume on their physical and mental wellbeing. The investment by companies to target these consumers and the...

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Big opportunities in merging nutra and pharma

By Nikki Hancocks

Consumer trends, technological advancements and business strategies are causing the pharma and nutra markets to merge and this opens opportunities for the players in both industries to cater to consumers looking for the ultimate wellness solutions.

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The balancing act: Tip-toeing between regulations and expectations

By Nikki Hancocks

The disparity between what health claims consumers want to read and what brands are allowed to say on pack is a huge challenge for functional food brands on the European market so it's important to choose ingredients and wording carefully to gain...

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Most glutathione brands bought on Amazon pass NOW’s tests

By Hank Schultz

NOW has released its latest round of testing of products sold on Amazon and found that the glutathione supplements it bought were of reasonable quality, though some failures in potency and purity were still observed.

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Mintel: How to make it in the mindful market

By Nikki Hancocks

Tapping into the rising consumer interest in mental health is about so much more than adding some magnesium to the mix so brands that want to win in this space will need to offer a value proposition through much more than just their products.

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Curcumin study allays iron absorption concerns

By Nikki Hancocks

Daily iron supplementation alongside curcumin in the form of HydroCurc may provide combined benefits without negatively influencing iron absorption, according to new research.

ANSES: ‘We have questions about nanomaterials'

ANSES: ‘We have questions about nanomaterials'

By Will Chu

In light of the recent ruling concerning titanium dioxide, French authorities have cast the net wider and urged caution over the use of nanomaterials in food as well as in antibacterial products.

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