December 10, 2014

Between 2013 and 2020, there is the possibility of more than $12 billion in healthcare cost savings if women older than 55 years were to take with calcium and vitamin D supplements, the Council for Responsible Nutrition revealed in a release issued Tuesday.

November 17, 2014

Ferndale Healthcare on Friday announced that its Heliocare brand has committed to support Vitamin Angels and Walgreens in their effort to help at-risk populations in need.

November 17, 2014

Vitamin Angels earlier this month launched its holiday campaign through Dec. 31.

November 10, 2014

This report will review findings of a study designed to explore both physician and consumer perceptions of VMS, the sources for VMS information and VMS purchase drivers among health-minded consumers.

 

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.

October 31, 2014

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

October 23, 2014

Regional player Bartell Drugs and CareClinic will host “Fall Wellness Day” on Nov. 15 at Bartell Drugs’ Crossroads store in Bellevue, Wash. Bartell pharmacists will provide health services free of charge.

October 22, 2014

Mission Pharmacal on Wednesday introduced CitraNatal basic.

October 17, 2014

Pillar Rock USA recently introduced JetRyte, a nutritional supplement formulated to combat jet lag. 

October 15, 2014

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

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 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 9, 2014

NatureSmart on Tuesday introduced Star Wars brand Gummy Vitamins.

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 18, 2014

Generics company Libertas Pharma this summer has rolled out a new multivitamin intended for patients with malabsorption. 

August 18, 2014

Patients with low blood levels of vitamin D are at increased risk of death and serious complications after noncardiac surgery, according to a study published Friday in Anesthesia & Analgesia.

August 12, 2014

In the largest study of its kind, researchers last week suggested that in older people, not getting enough vitamin D may double the risk of developing dementia and Alzheimer's disease. 

July 23, 2014

Inergetics, a developer of nutritional supplements, announced that the company will be presenting Martha Stewart Essentials, a line of whole food-based vitamin supplements developed in tandem with Martha Stewart herself at Cardinal Health's Retail Business Conference.

July 14, 2014

 Diplomat on Saturday hosted a ‘Keep Kids Safe and Healthy’ event at the specialty pharmacy's retail store.

July 14, 2014

CVS/pharmacy has introduced its new radiance PLATINUM brand of preservative-free vitamins and supplements.

July 10, 2014

Looking to ride on the coattails of the popularity of vitamins and yogurt in food, Henkel’s Dial brand released earlier this year its new Yogurt Body and Vitamin Boost wash.

July 9, 2014

Bowel cancer patients with high levels of vitamin D in their blood are more likely to survive the disease, according to a study released Wednesday and published in the Journal of Clinical Oncology.

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.

 

July 1, 2014

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.