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.
A vitamin D boost may prevent early death from heart disease and cancer, according to a large scale study by Mount Sinai and a consortium of international collaborators, published online in the June issue of BMJ and released Monday.
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.
America’s biopharmaceutical research companies are developing 435 innovative new medicines to target 15 leading chronic conditions affecting the Medicare population, according to a new report released by the Pharmaceutical Research and Manufacturers of America last week.
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.
The Council for Responsible Nutrition, a trade association serving the dietary supplement industry, testified during a Senate hearing in an effort to demonstrate the industry's commitment to combat deceptive advertising of weight-loss products.
Researchers at the University of California, San Diego School of Medicine have found that persons with lower blood levels of vitamin D were twice as likely to die prematurely as people with higher blood levels of vitamin D.
Meals to Heal on Thursday announced that it is working with Walgreens to provide Meals to Heal services to cancer patients and others with chronic conditions in accessing customized nutritional meals and nutrition support services.
Skin care brand derma e has teamed up with Vitamin Angels, a nonprofit organization that distributes vitamins and minerals to at-risk children and mothers in need, to donate $5,000 in 2014, supporting Vitamin Angels on its goal of providing lifesaving and life-changing micronutrients to 40 million children worldwide.
Helen of Troy on Wednesday announced that it has entered into a definitive purchase agreement to acquire Healthy Directions, a supplier of premium doctor-branded vitamins, minerals and supplements, as well as other health products sold directly to consumers.