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New Research Suggests Supplements May Pose Choking Hazard; CRN Reacts

Washington, D.C.—A new report summarized FDA data regarding consumers’ problems swallowing supplements, and found that, over the time period 2006-2015, out of 20,791 adverse...

“The Father of Cannabis Research” to be Honored

San Fransisco, CA-- “The Father of Cannabis Research" Raphael Mechoulam will be honored with a Lifetime Achievement Award and a $10,000 research grant from The...

Folic Acid Supports Healthy Birth Weight

Birmingham, UK—Healthcare professionals have long supported the use of folic acid supplementation during pregnancy to reduce the risk of neural tube defects, especially during...
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Massachusetts Bill Prohibiting Dietary Supplements to Minors Fails

Massachusetts House Bill 3471, which would have prohibited the sale of dietary supplements for weight loss and muscle building to minors, has failed to...

Study: Kyolic Aged Garlic Extract Effectively Reduces Blood Pressure

A new study, titled "The Effect of Kyolic Aged Garlic Extract on Gut Microbiota, Inflammation, and Cardiovascular Markers in Hypertensives: The GarGIC...

Ketone Supplement May Help Those With Diabetes, Study Suggests

Kelowna, British Columbia, Canada—Ketone supplements may control glucose levels by mimicking some aspects of a ketogenic diet, according to a study done by researchers...

Study Provides New Insight on Link Between Vitamin D, Prostate Cancer

Several past studies have suggested a link between vitamin D and the inhibition of prostate cancer, but a recent study published in Prostateoffers a...

Frontline Slams Supplements Industry

Arlington, VA—PBS aired a Frontline segment on “Supplements and Safety” on Jan. 19 suggesting that supplements are unsafe, make fraudulent claims and are unregulated. Correspondent...

D Deficiency Linked to Age-Related Macular Degeneration

Buffalo, NY—Shoppers now have another reason to make sure they are getting enough vitamin D. New data published in JAMA Ophthalmology suggests that sufficient levels...

CRN President Gives State of Industry Address at Conference

Park City, UT—President and CEO of the Council for Responsible Nutrition (CRN) Steven Mister delivered a State of the Industry Address at the Council’s...