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.

July 16, 2015

In half the size, the new Boost RTD packs the same protein-rich punch. 

July 6, 2015

Both NoGii and Spartan Brands were rewarded by retailers for their new product innovations at ECRM 2015 Vitamin & Sports Nutrition.

June 15, 2015

Walmart, Costco and Rite Aid are three retailers driving significant traction in vitamin, mineral and supplement sales, TABS Group reported in May, helping to take share away from such online retailers as Amazon, which captures 36% of all online vitamin traffic, even as sales overall were up 3% to $11.8 billion.

June 15, 2015

Pfizer Consumer Healthcare in May joined the gummy vitamin lineup with the launch of Centrum MultiGummies, adding the leading multivitamin brand to the number of adult gummy vitamin options on the shelf.

June 3, 2015

FormuTech will expand Hi-Tech Pharmaceuticals’ reach into the sports nutrition and diet aid/weight loss markets. 

May 20, 2015

The TABS Group is tracking a channel shift in VMS sales from online back to brick-and-mortar. 

May 5, 2015

Interush Media on Monday released the new iHealthScience formulation called Nerush, a protein supplement drink mix. 

February 20, 2015

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

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.

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 29, 2014

The majority of independent community pharmacists are interested in incorporating personalized medicine services into their practices, but they require further education before this is possible.

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 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. 

August 4, 2014

The Council for Responsible Nutrition on Friday submitted comments to the Food and Drug Adminisration regarding the agency's proposed rule changes of nutrition and supplement facts labels. 

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 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 15, 2014

The VMS and diet aid/sports nutrition markets together command $11.9 billion in total retail sales, excluding specialty channels, and is growing at a steady clip.

May 2, 2014

An average of $3.9 billion per year in avoidable healthcare utilization costs would be realized if all U.S. adults older than 55 years diagnosed with age-related eye disease were to use lutein and zeaxanthin dietary supplements at preventive intake levels, according to a new economic report released Thursday by the Council for Responsible Nutrition.