June 24, 2013

The Consumer Healthcare Products Association board of directors on Friday approved voluntary labeling guidelines for caffeine-containing dietary supplements discussed during the June 18 board meeting.

June 24, 2013

Perrigo on Monday promoted Emily Hiller to assistant category manager for the category management team at Perrigo Nutritionals in Gordonsville, Va.

June 21, 2013

A study published on bmj.com this week found that taking iron daily during pregnancy is associated with a significant increase in birth weight and a reduction in risk of low birth weight.

June 19, 2013

Designer Whey, a company that has formulated whey products for more than 20 years, today introduced the first in a series of solution-based products: Sustained Energy, a whey protein mix containing a blend of natural proteins, fiber and vitamins.

June 19, 2013

Neuro health drinks are comprised of six different formulated drinks: Sonic, Passion, Trim, Daily, Bliss and Sleep, with each offering a different benefit — boosting mental performance, reducing stress, promoting restful sleep and more.

June 19, 2013

The National Institutes of Health announced this week a new Web resource for researchers, healthcare providers and consumers to view the ingredient labels of an estimated 17,000 dietary supplements.

June 18, 2013

ThinkThin announced the introduction of new ThinkThin Fiber bars, a high-fiber addition to its line of protein bars.

June 17, 2013

The Dr. Baker Says Co. introduced last week a new supplement to market containing four omegas, essential fatty acids and a variety of vitamins and minerals.

June 14, 2013

Nutrisystem on Thursday announced that in order to meet growing consumer demand for its Nutrisystem D 5-Day Jumpstart Weight Loss Kit, the company has ramped up production and will offer its product in 3,700 Walmart stores by the end of June.

June 14, 2013

The Winning Combination on Thursday launched Vitamints, coupling a multivitamin with a mint.

June 13, 2013

Forgiven Bottling Group earlier this month announced the launch of its alcohol metabolizer, Forgiven, formulated to help the body process alcohol more rapidly and thereby help alleviate ill effects associated with a hangover.

June 13, 2013

Powerade, a Coca-Cola brand, announced the addition of a new zero-calorie water-enhancement product that provides the same hydration solution as the traditional ready-to-drink sports beverage.

June 13, 2013

The Vitamin Shoppe on Thursday announced that June 22 the specialty retailer will host a "Share the Health" Expo.

June 12, 2013

Clif Bar and Co. launched its Sierra Trail Mix, the newest flavor in the company’s flagship product line.

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.

June 11, 2013

The Consumer Reports Index, an overall measure of Americans’ personal financial health, shows Americans are reporting significantly fewer financial troubles, Consumer Reports National Research Center announced.

June 7, 2013

The Council for Responsible Nutrition strongly criticized the Center for Science in the Public Interest earlier this week as that organization petitioned the Food and Drug Administration to prohibit the sale of Ginkgo biloba.

June 7, 2013

PacificHealth Laboratories recently announced the launch of Body Glove Surge, an energy shot billed as "all natural."

June 6, 2013

Fish oil supplements may protect the heart in stressful situations, according to a study published in the May edition of the American Journal of Physiology – Regulatory, Integrative, and Comparative Physiology.

June 5, 2013

Most Americans have little understanding of the importance of managing fats known as triglycerides to maintain cardiovascular health, according to a new survey.

June 4, 2013

Nielsen awarded its 14 Breakthrough Innovation Winners for 2013 at the company's Consumer 360 event.

June 1, 2013

GMDC and The Retail Gateway on Sunday will showcase the latest virtual connectivity innovation — GMDC365 — that will help bridge the gap between retail buyers and suppliers at the GMDC/FMI Health & Wellness @Retail 2013 conference.

June 1, 2013

GMDC and FMI are co-hosting the Health & Wellness @Retail 2013 conference in San Antonio from May 31 to June 3. Below are some of our editors' picks of the hot products at the show.

May 31, 2013

A panel of six consumers of varying backgrounds dished out real insights as to how — and more importantly, why — they shop health and wellness to a packed auditorium of supermarket executives on the opening day of the Health & Wellness @Retail 2013 jointly hosted by the Food Marketing Institute and the Global Market Development Center.