The natural products industry has been dissecting the proposed guidelines for new dietary ingredients (NDIs) since the U.S. Food and Drug Administration (FDA) made them public in July. Last month, WholeFoods explained some of the technical parts of the document and what they could mean for supplement makers. But, there’s another side of the story: the human side, specifically how companies are reacting to the document.

 

What do healthful berries, red wine and an Ayurvedic medicinal preparation for cardiovascular wellness, Drakshasava, have in common? Find out in this white paper from Sabinsa Corp.

Kids Kritics

What Kid Kritics have to say about the foods they taste.

Nancy Trent

A shop around the New York Gift Show with my trend-spotting eye revealed that everyday items are being packaged as gifts.

How businesses can take advantage of Twitter’s promotional power.

The American Journal of Clinical Nutrition recently printed two separate articles that cover the mechanisms through which amino acids affect protein synthesis.

Fish Oil Brain

Paris, France—Taking fish oil supplements may change the physical structure of the brain, according to research presented at the International Conference on Alzheimer’s Disease, located here.

College Kids Eating Habits

Corvallis, OR—Many college students let healthy diets slide during the school year, but their diets might be worse than many have imagined. And, there may be some significant differences by gender.

The U.S. Food and Drug Administration (FDA) has taken news steps to create a standard definition for the term “gluten-free,” according to a new consumer update.