August 5, 2013

The Council for Responsible Nutrition celebrates its 40th anniversary this fall. DSN sat down with president and CEO Steve Mister to discuss what the supplement category was like four decades ago, and how the association is setting the stage for four decades from now.

February 24, 2015

Feeding peanut-containing snacks to infants has been found to prevent peanut allergies from developing in children. 

February 20, 2015

2015 Dietary Guidelines Advisory Committee identifies 10 "shortfall" nutrients in its dietary guideline recommendations submitted Thursday. 

January 27, 2015

Dietary supplement manufacturers should include a daily serving of at least 150 mcg of iodine in all multivitamin/mineral supplements intended for pregnant and lactating women in the United States, the Council for Responsible Nutrition advised in guidelines for industry released Tuesday. 

January 14, 2015

Americans are committing to taking vitamins in 2015, according to a new survey conducted online by Harris Poll on behalf of the Council for Responsible Nutrition. 

January 13, 2015

A study published this month in the Journal of the American College of Nutrition concluded that body weight status is associated with inadequate intake of micronutrients.

 

January 9, 2015

A new survey from Prevention and Centrum found that nearly half of those polled are concerned they may not be getting enough of one or more key nutrients.

January 8, 2015

Trovita Health Science announced the introduction of its Enu ready-to-drink nutritional shake in select ShopRite supermarket locations throughout the northeastern United States.

December 16, 2014

Nationally recognized nutrition expert Danielle Omar told an audience of Capitol Hill staffers that eating a balanced diet requires a heightened level of planning, patience and know-how.

December 16, 2014

An interest in proactive wellness and proper nutrition is fueling demand for functional foods, Packaged Facts noted Tuesday in a new report.

December 4, 2014

The Council for Responsible Nutrition on Thursday posted a new infographic showcasing the dietary supplement consumer.

November 20, 2014

Healthy Mama brand on Thursday debuted its second caffeine-free protein energy beverage flavor, Boost It Up! Pom Cherry.

November 18, 2014

Increasing the amount of omega-3s in your diet, whether from fish or flax, will likely decrease your risk of getting heart disease, according to Penn State nutritionists.

October 31, 2014

The Council for Responsible Nutrition on Thursday revealed key findings from the 2014 CRN Consumer Survey on Dietary Supplements.

October 6, 2014

The Council for Responsible Nutrition on Monday urged the U.S. District Court in New Jersey to hold the Federal Trade Commission to the flexible “competent and reliable scientific evidence” standard for review of dietary supplement advertising.

September 12, 2014

Hispanics have taken to using supplements in greater numbers over the last five years according to "Nutritional Supplements in the U.S., 6th Edition."

September 8, 2014

The Council for Responsible Nutrition on Friday asked that the Center for Nutrition Policy and Promotion recommend that consumers supplement their healthy diet with a multivitamin. 

August 20, 2014

Since their introduction a few years ago, Clif Bar & Co.’s Shot Bloks have been among the best-selling nutrition bars in the specialty store segment. 

July 3, 2014
There were two big deals in the nutrition space this week: Kroger bought one of the most successful VMS e-commerce sites in Vitacost.com, and Hormel bought a dominant nutritional/supplement brand in Muscle Milk. 
 
With Vitacost.com, Kroger will offer customers the convenience to order online and ship to their door with an expanded assortment online. Vitacost.com fields about 45,000 SKUs, and there's a roughly 10,000 SKU overlap when Kroger's mix is factored in.

 

June 27, 2014

Capitol Hill staffers this week learned useful tips from a medical expert on reading and understanding dietary supplement labels, and received a primer on the depth of regulation behind dietary supplement labeling during an educational briefing held by the Congressional Dietary Supplement Caucus in cooperation with the leading trade associations representing the dietary supplement industry, the group announced Friday.

June 19, 2014

With a focus on expanding its retail presence, Vestiage, which creates and distributes nutraceuticals under such brands as RegiMEN for men and Monterey Bay Nutraceuticals for women, has appointed Laura Stall as national VP sales.

June 3, 2014

Kroger on Tuesday invited customers to be inspired by the tastes and flavors of Mexico during a first-of-its-kind epicurean event in local stores called Savor World Flavor:Taste of Mexico.

June 2, 2014

Public health officials from Boston, California, New York City and other jurisdictions across the nation will head to Washington for the second National Soda Summit, which begins on Wednesday.

May 28, 2014

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.