Vitamin K Deficiency Linked to an Increased Risk of CVD

An 11-year study published in Arteriosclerosis, Thrombosis, and Vascular Biology suggests a deficiency in vitamin K leads to an increased risk of coronary heart disease.

Astaxanthin

First Organic Astaxanthin Comes to Market

BGG Group has spun off its astaxanthin business into a new subsidiary called Algae Life Sciences, Inc., and launched the first organic-certified astaxanthin on...

Mushroom Wisdom Celebrates 25 Years, Unveils New Poria Product

Mushroom Wisdom, East Rutherford, NJ, founded by CEO Mike Shirota in 1991, celebrated its 25th Anniversary at Expo West.  Addressing the audience at Mushroom...

Study Links High Fiber Intake to Respiratory Health

Omaha, NE—Data collected from the National Health and Nutrition Examination Surveys (NHANES) suggest that a fiber-rich diet supports respiratory health, specifically reducing the risk...

Omega-3s Thwart Preterm Birth

A new meta-analysis published in the European Journal of Obstetrics & Gynecology and Reproductive Biology suggests omega-3s may prevent preterm births. Researchers analyzed nine published and peer-reviewed...

Pines International Celebrates 40 Years

Lawrence, KS—Pines International, based here, is celebrating its 40th anniversary this year as a pioneer in the green foods industry. Ron Seibold and Steve Malone...

NBTY Sells Vitamin World

Ronkonkoma, NY—According to StreetInsider.com, NBTY, Inc., sold its Vitamin World retail business to private equity firm Centre Lane Partners for $25 million. The transaction...

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...

AHPA and UNPA Hire Law Firm to Talk to State AGs

Silver Spring, MD; Salt Lake City, UT-Two industry trade groups are teaming up in a joint effort to improve relationships with state attorneys general...

CRN Now Requires Members To Submit Info to ODS Label Database

Washington, D.C.—The Council for Responsible Nutrition (CRN) is now requiring all member companies to submit product labels to the National Institutes of Health (NIH) Office...

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