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NY Attorney General Demands Four Major Retailers Halt Herbal Supplement Sales

GNC Responds to Demands; Lawsuits Follow New York, NY—New York Attorney General Eric T. Schneiderman has accused four major retailers of adding filler ingredients to...

40 Years of Mega-Success at MegaFood

Although MegaFood is about to become a quadragenarian, the whole food vitamins manufacturer’s unique sense of business hasn’t changed a lick. The company was...

Probiotics Spur Weight Loss in Women

Quebec, Canada—Women may experience weight-loss benefits from taking a daily probiotic, according to a new data published in the British Journal of Nutrition. The...

Lutein and Zeaxanthin May Reduce Progression of Age-Related Macular Degeneration

Bethesda, MD—The Journal of the American Medical Association recently published the results of the five-year Age-Related Eye Disease Study 2 (AREDS 2) conducted by...

Vitamin E Beneficial to Asthmatics, Alzheimer’s Patients

  Arlington Heights, IL—Two recent studies have shown vitamin E may be effective against oxidative stress, allergic asthma and functional decline in those with Alzheimer’s...

Testing Proves “Natural” Astaxanthin to be Synthetic

Kailua-Kona, HI— Synthetic astaxanthin, an illegal and untested antioxidant carotenoid supplement ingredient, may have entered into the U.S. market to be sold as natural...

5-Hour Energy: Deceptive and Misleading, Says Lawsuit

Purported false advertisement has fueled for three states to sue the makers of 5-Hour Energy. Oregon, Washington and Vermont each filed a lawsuit, claiming...

Herbal Supplement Sales on the Rise

Harleysville, PA; Austin, TX—Two interweaving studies have been released that examine not only which natural supplements are growing in sales and popularity, but also...

Rainbow Light Sued for False Advertising, Lead Content

Los Angeles, CA—City Attorney Mike Feuer’s office reached a $1.75 million agreement with Rainbow Light that will set a testing standard for lead in...

FTC Launches Campaign against Deceptive Weight-Loss Ads

Washington, D.C.—A new campaign to fight deceptive weight-loss advertisements in the media was announced at a press conference held by the Federal Trade Commission...