January 26, 2012

DRS Health presented attendees of last week's ECRM Vitamin, Diet & Sports Nutrition EPPS conference with a line of supplements that's not only doctor-recommended but also doctor-developed. All of the product facings feature a picture of the doctor who helped develop the particular formula.

January 19, 2012

Shoppers Food and Pharmacy, a Supervalu banner, is encouraging consumers to eat healthy by expanding its in-store nutritional navigation program.

January 4, 2012

The U.S. News & World Report on Wednesday named the top five "easiest" diets New Year's resolutionists should follow — Weight Watchers, Jenny Craig, Mediterranean Diet, Slim Fast and Volumetrics — out of a total field of 25 diet plans.

December 2, 2011

The Consumer Healthcare Products Association and the Council for Responsible Nutrition on Friday jointly filed comments with the Food and Drug Administration seeking withdrawal of its New Dietary Ingredient Draft Guidance, and calling upon the agency to work with stakeholders on a revised version that will maintain the current scope and intent of the Dietary Supplement Health and Education Act of 1994.

November 14, 2011

Dietary supplement usage is up among Americans, according to a National Center for Health Statistics report released earlier this year — half of all U.S. adults supplement their diets, most likely with a multivitamin.

November 9, 2011

Clif Kid on Tuesday released the results of a national survey that found that consumers are confused about nutrition labels; specifically, appropriate quantities of nutrients and nutrition terminology causes frustration among parents when it comes to feeding their kids.

September 30, 2011

A fifth dietary supplement trade association may be in the early formulation stages, specifically designed to address the Food and Drug Administration's recent issues of New Dietary Ingredient guidance, according to a Nutrition Business Journal report published Wednesday.

September 27, 2011

The Council for Responsible Nutrition on Tuesday posted a letter to the editor challenging an article critical of dietary supplements that was published July 5 and in the July 27 issue of the Journal of the American Medical Association.

August 24, 2011

Omega-3 sourced from dietary supplements may be more beneficial to a healthy diet than omega-3 sourced from conventional food, according to a new meta-analysis published in July by the Public Library of Science Genetics.

August 16, 2011

A weight-loss supplement developed by a pair of Wayne State University professors has gained distribution through Meijer stores in Michigan, Ohio, Indiana, Illinois and Kentucky, ArtJen Complexus announced Monday.

June 20, 2011

The overall weight-loss/nutritional shake category spans ready-to-drink diet aids (Slim Fast), pediatric nutrition needs (PediaSure) and adult nutrition needs (Ensure and Boost). Out of all of these, it’s adult nutrition that creates the most synergy with the backbench; seniors need protein and supplementation to ensure a healthy life free of broken hips and fractured elbows. But that isn’t the only prescription-heavy demographic checking out the latest Ensure and Boost flavors.

April 22, 2011

Two associations representing dietary supplement companies criticized a British Medical Journal meta-analysis published April 20 that concluded calcium and vitamin D supplementation may increase risk of heart attack and stroke.

April 11, 2011

ConAgra is emphasizing the use of its Healthy Choice frozen meals to improve the quality of one's diet and overall well-being.

March 1, 2011

A weight-loss supplement has gained retail distribution in Weis Markets.

January 31, 2011

Addressing the obesity epidemic in the United States, the Department of Agriculture and Department of Health and Human Services unveiled the 2010 Dietary Guidelines for Americans.

January 10, 2011

Grocer Food City has inked a partnership with the University of Tennessee Medical Center to expand the Healthy Living Kitchen — a move that is expected to result in a significantly greater reach for Healthy Living Kitchen programs and educational efforts at schools, community events and Food City supermarkets throughout the region.

December 13, 2010

Healthy eating behavior varies by generation, according to new research by NPD.

November 15, 2010

Today, American consumers are more focused on the foods they eat. They read labels. They understand the importance of fiber and whole grains. They know the difference between good and bad fats.

November 10, 2010

The CRN Foundation, the educational nonprofit affiliate of the Council for Responsible Nutrition, on Wednesday...

October 31, 2010

The Council for Responsible Nutrition last week added four members to its roster — ingredient...

October 5, 2010

Nestle Performance Nutrition on Tuesday announced its entry into the sport dietary supplement category with...

July 13, 2010

The Council for Responsible Nutrition on Wednesday announced that Mark Halperin, editor-at-large and senior political...

June 30, 2010

The Congressional Dietary Supplement Caucus, in cooperation with the Council for Responsible Nutrition and the...

May 31, 2010

The Council for Responsible Nutrition last week testified before the Senate Special Committee on Aging...