August 7, 2013

Special K is expanding its portfolio with the new Special K Nourish, which is made with a multi-grain blend of superfoods, including quinoa, oats and barley.

August 5, 2013

Softlips lip balm announced the company will offer an innovative twist on lip hydration with the brand's latest portfolio addition.

July 18, 2013

A Maryland Martin's Food Markets store has hired a professional nutritionist to assist customers with questions on healthy eating, provide consultations and teach classes.

July 16, 2013

The sports nutritional products market in the United States is returning to form, according to "The Sports Nutritionals Market in the U.S.: Sports Drinks and Nutrition Bars," a report published Monday by market research firm Packaged Facts.

July 16, 2013

Stop & Shop is expanding a program to educate children about nutrition, the Ahold USA-owned supermarket chain said.

July 12, 2013

A second large, prospective study by scientists at Fred Hutchinson Cancer Research Center that claimed to confirm the link between high blood concentrations of omega-3 fatty acids and an increased risk of prostate cancer drew a stark industry response from supplement trade associations.

July 10, 2013

H-E-B recently started recruiting its 2014 class of 15 shoppers who will get their "healthy on" toward a grand prize of $10,000 in the Texas chain's Slim Down Showdown.

June 25, 2013

Erin Palinski-Wade will work with the brands on conveying the importance of getting and maintaining proper nutrition.

June 12, 2013

When it comes to making lifestyle choices, those who take dietary supplements seem to make healthier choices overall, compared with those who do not take dietary supplements, according to the most recent CRN Consumer Survey on Dietary Supplements from Ipsos Public Affairs on behalf of the Council for Responsible Nutrition.

May 28, 2013

Campbell Soup Co. announced it has entered into an agreement to acquire Plum Organics, a provider of premium organic foods and snacks that serve the nutritional needs of babies, toddlers and children.

May 17, 2013

Eco Lips launched Mongo Kiss, a lip balm made with mongongo nut oil and formulated with nutrients like vitamin E and essential fatty acids.

April 29, 2013

The National Advertising Division last week recommended that Interhealth Nutraceuticals discontinue certain claims for the company’s Zychrome dietary supplements, products that are promoted for the management of insulin levels.

April 15, 2013

Nestlé USA unveiled its new "Balance Your Plate with Nestlé" education campaign to help consumers build nutritious, convenient meals and offer a toolkit to healthcare professionals in guiding their customers to make healthier meals.

April 8, 2013

The Council for Responsible Nutrition issued recommended guidelines for caffeine-containing dietary supplement products, expanding its self-regulatory initiatives that encourage best practices within the supplement industry.

April 5, 2013

Digital coupon service SavingStar and employee benefits provider Edenred have started a joint venture to promote healthy eating among corporate employees, the companies said Friday.

March 26, 2013

GNC extended its Preventive Nutrition brand to help supplement a number of conditions, including eye health, liver health and digestive health.

March 26, 2013

La Vox Media Group launched Saludify.com, a site designed to provide Latinos with daily news and content to live a better life and improve their health.

March 15, 2013

Publix is piloting a paid consultation with a registered dietitian here, according to a Herald Tribune report published Friday.

March 15, 2013

The OTC industry is well-positioned to seize opportunities across the self-care space, executives at the recent Consumer Healthcare Products Association Annual Executive Conference shared with attendees. Those opportunities will be driven by greater consumer engagement and the growing realization around how much healthcare value can be drawn from expanding OTC access.

That sets the stage for some pretty favorable growth across a $38.3 billion industry. According to an Edelman in Health survey, use of over-the-counter medicines is already prevalent among Americans — almost 85% of Americans reported regular use of an OTC remedy. Convenience, efficacy and value were three of the key factors behind that prevalence, as noted in a special report compiled by DSN.

March 12, 2013

The Consumer Healthcare Products Association's Annual Executive Conference was sold out for the first time since 2001, CHPA president and CEO Scott Melville told a packed morning session, and that is a strong prognosticator as to the health and vitality of the self-care industry.

March 6, 2013

The Nutritional Magnesium Association noted magnesium is an essential nutrient that helps absorb necessary nutritional supplements like vitamin D or calcium in response to a recent U.S. Preventive Services Task Force report that suggested supplementing with these ingredients may not help prevent bone fractures in postmenopausal women, while also increasing the risk of kidney stones.

March 4, 2013

Sixty-two percent of teenagers say they don't eat breakfast every day of the week, according to a new report released Monday that investigates the link between nutrition, physical activity and academic performance.

January 16, 2013

General Mills has introduced a new protein bar that it said was designed to satisfy cravings while being healthy.

January 3, 2013

H-E-B announced that it is introducing more ways to help customers eat and live healthier in 2013, including the introduction of a nutrition labeling system and a weekly newsletter filled with healthy tips, recipes and coupons.