November 5, 2014

The Strategies to Overcome and Prevent (STOP) Obesity Alliance on Wednesday released a tool for healthcare providers that offers guidance and suggestions on how to initiate conversations with adult patients about weight and health.

November 5, 2014

A new study by a Florida State University researcher found that a new dietary supplement is superior to calcium and vitamin D when it comes to bone health.

November 4, 2014

In recognition of American Diabetes Month, Colgate Total on Tuesday announced the "Small Steps Make A Big Difference" campaign to help raise awareness surrounding the relationship between oral health and diabetes. 

 

November 3, 2014

Church & Dwight on Monday reported that the overall multivitamin business has rebounded from unfavorable publicity late last year with a 1% trajectory in overall growth.

November 3, 2014

Research shows that 140 million American adults (about 65%) are recommended for behavioral weight-loss treatment, with 83% of those (or 116 million) considered for pharmacotherapy, according to a report released by The Obesity Society on Monday.

October 31, 2014

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

October 31, 2014
ZAO

ZAO Organic Makeup is announcing its North American launch.

 

October 22, 2014

Mission Pharmacal on Wednesday introduced CitraNatal basic.

October 17, 2014

The Congressional Dietary Supplement Caucus hosted an educational briefing and luncheon for congressional staffers on Oct. 14, the day before the 20th anniversary of the passage of the Dietary Supplement Health and Education Act.

October 17, 2014

"The United States is in the midst of a prescription drug abuse epidemic as addiction, overdoses and deaths associated with non-medical drug use have risen dramatically over the last decade. In 2009, U.S. drug overdose deaths outnumbered motor vehicle accident deaths for the first time," writes Wendy Cloe, a director at Emdeon, in her latest blog.

October 15, 2014

Ameizen on Wednesday launched its patent-pending Sho vitamin and dispensary system, available for funding via IndieGoGo.

October 8, 2014

Clif Bar on Tuesday announced the return of its seasonal flavors. 

October 7, 2014

Balance Bar, a maker of nutrition energy bars, launched its new Balance bare line. 

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.

October 3, 2014

PepsiCo announced earlier this week that it would be rolling out Pepsi True, which is sweetened with real sugar — as well as stevia leaf extract.

October 2, 2014

The Council for Responsible Nutrition on Wednesday announced it will participate in a month-long celebration of the 20th anniversary of the Dietary Supplement Health and Education Act.

October 2, 2014

Sam’s Club Pharmacies announced Thursday it will host free women’s health screenings to both members and non-members on Oct. 11 from 11 a.m. to 3 p.m.

October 1, 2014

Bayer on Wednesday announced it has completed the acquisition of the consumer care business of the U.S. pharmaceuticals group Merck.

 

October 1, 2014

Use of specific dietary supplements can have a positive effect on healthcare costs through avoided hospitalizations related to coronary heart disease, according to a new article published Wednesday in the Journal of Dietary Supplements.

September 22, 2014

The Baltimore Convention Center this year played host to more than 23,000 attendees and 1,277 exhibitors at the 2014 Nat Expo East convention for specialty channel operators in the natural food and health space.

September 17, 2014

The prevalence of abdominal obesity and average waist circumference increased among U.S. adults from 1999 to 2012, according to a study in the Sept. 17 issue of JAMA

September 15, 2014

Thanks to the Centers for Medicare and Medicaid Services’ Five-Star Quality Rating System, the diabetes community stands to play a significant role in how pharmacies think about their patients and their medication adherence programs. 

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 12, 2014

A deficiency of a single vitamin, B1 (thiamine), can cause a potentially fatal brain disorder called Wernicke encephalopathy.