06/09/2014 - 10:41am

Dr. Robynne Chutkan is the founder of the Digestive Center for Women, an integrative gastroenterology practice in Chevy Chase, Maryland. She’s on the faculty at Georgetown Hospital, a former board member of the American Society for Gastrointestinal Endoscopy (ASGE), and the author of “Gutbliss: A 10-Day Plan to Ban Bloat, Flush Toxins, and Dump Your Digestive Baggage.”

06/04/2014 - 10:59am

For seniors older than 65, taking a daily supplement of vitamin D with calcium — but not vitamin D alone — can offer some protection against the risk of common bone fractures, according to an updated review from the Cochrane Library, as released by the Health Behavior News Service Tuesday.

05/29/2014 - 9:33am

Hamacher Resource Group on Thursday announced it has been honored with two 2014 Communicator Awards for the artistic direction of client trade show support materials.

05/29/2014 - 8:57am

The Council for Responsible Nutrition refuted any possible link between use of creatine and the recent killings in Santa Barbara, Calif.

05/28/2014 - 10:27am

The Council for Responsible Nutrition on Wednesday announced the addition of four new companies to its membership roster — voting members Arizona Nutritional Supplements and Ingredion and associate members­ AccentHealth and UL Consumer Products.

05/27/2014 - 3:37pm

The American Academy of Pediatrics on Monday reported that many pregnant and breast-feeding women in the United States may be lacking iodine in their diets, which is an essential element for their babies’ brain development, according to a new policy statement, “Iodine Deficiency, Pollutant Chemicals, and the Thyroid: New Information on an Old Problem,” published in the June 2014 issue of Pediatrics.

05/27/2014 - 3:24pm

According to a Gallup poll released last week, the adult obesity rate is 27.7% thus far in 2014.

05/27/2014 - 11:00am

Solara Labs on Tuesday announced the launch of its BariMelts line of dietary supplements produced for bariatric surgery patients.

05/19/2014 - 12:10pm

Supplemental vitamin C taken by pregnant smokers improved measures of lung function for newborns and decreased the incidence of wheezing for infants through 1 year, according to a study published by JAMA that was released Sunday.