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'We are trying to take the sleaze out of libido and focus on health ageing,' says the supplier behind Testofen and Libifem. © iStock.com / aquatarkus

special edition: gender-specific nutrition

How to take the sleaze out of libido supplements

By Annie Harrison-Dunn

The market for male libido supplements dwarfs that for women – but positioning products as healthy ageing supplements may help shake the sleaze from this niche segment, says one bawdy botanical supplier.

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Ashwagandha root extract shows sports nutrition potential

By Stephen Daniells

Supplements of ashwagandha (Withania somnifera) root extract may improve muscle strength, size, and recovery, say results of a new randomized, prospective, double-blind, placebo-controlled clinical study.

Rapid Alert System for Food and Feed system issued seven alerts for dietary supplement products in the last week of July alone.

Busted! Tainted EU supplements exposed

By Lynda Searby

Androgenic anabolic steroids, vinpocetine and sidenafil were among the illegal substances uncovered in supplements being imported into the EU or already on the European market, according to data from the RASFF (Rapid Alert System for Food and Feed).

IOC warns on food supplements

IOC warns on food supplements

Athletes are using increasing amounts of dietary supplements to
help boost their performance, but many of the products they use are
contaminated by substances that could result in positive tests for
anabolic steroids, according to...

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