June 2, 2016

HotShot is a 1.7 fluid ounce sports shot that facilitates the synchronization of communication between the nerve and muscle.

June 1, 2016

The vitamin/mineral/supplement category was up 4.6% for the 52 weeks ended April 17 across total U.S. multi-outlets, according to IRI. When you add the related adjacent wellness categories, the total business tops more than $12.8 billion on a similar middle-single-digit growth rate.

June 1, 2016

As a format, adult gummy vitamins continue to trend well, and sales of gummy formulations across both adults and kids were up in the first quarter of 2016.

June 1, 2016

ARP and Abbott surveyed 1,480 Americans ages 50 years and older and found that while a majority see themselves as being in good health, 1-in-2 reported that they wished they had more strength or energy.

June 1, 2016

Drug Store News has partnered with Competitive Promotion Report, IRI and MarketTrack to create a series of exclusive reports; this one highlights the market performance of major manufacturers in the minerals and supplements segment within the vitamins, minerals and supplements category.

June 1, 2016

Pfizer Consumer Healthcare earlier this year augmented its Centrum MultiGummies line with Men and Women formulations.

June 1, 2016

The specialty channel, including natural grocery and vitamin retailers, has long been a fair prognosticator of what might be coming down the line in the natural health space for mass, food and drug retailers.

June 1, 2016

Ion Labs recently launched ProCharge, a line of liquid protein products featuring as many as 20 different flavors, all designed to supplement everyday eating with 40 g of protein per 2-oz. bottle.

June 1, 2016

Americans are turning more toward weight-management solutions than weight-control solutions.

June 1, 2016

Sales of apple cider vinegar supplements are on the rise, and Princeton Research now offers the next top-trending supplement that will greatly increase incremental segment growth — Ultra AppleLean Cider Vinegar.

May 24, 2016

Target will carry four Family Flora products, all of which come in stick packs of powder to be mixed with food or any cold beverage.

May 23, 2016
FDGard uses caraway and peppermint oils to manage functional dyspepsia among the one-in-six adults estimated to suffer from the condition. 
 
May 19, 2016

FAN argues that fluoride supplements were launched in the 1940s on the premise that fluoride needs to be ingested during early childhood to provide a meaningful role in cavity prevention. Today, the body of evidence suggests that fluoride's predominant effect on cavities comes from topical application. 

May 19, 2016

NPA is encouraging members to visit its grassroots website and reach out to Congress and tell them to stop Puerto Rico from creating an arbitrary tax on the industry as the relief package is debated.

May 18, 2016

Nielsen found that among consumers’ top 10 planned online purchases, shampoo/conditioner was first on the list, followed by vitamins and supplements, body wash, deodorant and cosmetics.

May 18, 2016

The new products will be on store shelves in May at select retailers nationwide, such as Walgreens, Sprouts and other health food retailers.

May 13, 2016

The donation was announced at Island Harvest Food Bank's recent kickoff to the annual Stamp Out Hunger food drive, the nation's largest single-day food drive held on May 14.

May 13, 2016
CHPA's RSQ conference this year will focus on "Collaborating for Consumer Healthcare Solutions," showing how collaboration between industry and regulators can drive better consumer health outcomes.
 
May 12, 2016

IM HealthScience president Ellen Geisel named her successor following her planned retirement in March 2017.

May 12, 2016

The Council for Responsible Nutrition on Wednesday initially stood up against this proposed pre-market approval requirement on dietary supplements being sold on U.S. military bases.

May 12, 2016

As many as seven out of 10 parents surveyed stated they look for over-the-counter kids products that are pediatrician-recommended.

May 11, 2016

CRN noted that the additional rule would be duplicative of regulations already on the books.

May 11, 2016

The CVS Health brand offers quality-driven value, with prices ranging from 20% to 40% less than other comparable brands.

May 11, 2016

An Inc. story published Tuesday covered the story of how a small, entrepreneurial company took on the Food and Drug Administration, and won. In a ruling reversal, FDA has allowed KIND to once again promote its bars as "healthy." For Daniel Lubetzky, the founder and chief executive of KIND, the FDA's response showed the power a small business can have when it takes a stand against a large government agency. "What makes us entrepreneurs is that we are stubborn and don't take no for an answer," Lubetzky told Inc. "And when we believe in something, we don't stop until we achieve what's right." (Inc.