CRN Foundation Pledges Grants to Self-Regulatory Supplement Advertising

Washington, D.C.— The Council for Responsible Nutrition Foundation (CRNF) has announced that it has pledged additional grants to the National Advertising Division (NAD), a...

Supplement Maker FoodState Acquired By Pharmavite

Northridge, CA—Pharmavite, one of the largest U.S. manufacturers of vitamins, minerals, and dietary supplements, has just acquired FoodState Inc.FoodState offers whole food supplements under...

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...

Coalition Moves Forward To Reinvigorate Sluggish Omega-3s Sales

Charlotte, NC—A coalition aimed at reversing the decline of omega-3 sales in the United States is moving forward with a national program. The Omega-3s. Always...

GNC To Reshape Shoppers’ Experience

Pittsburgh, PA—Michael G. Archbold, the new CEO and director of GNC, says shoppers may soon get a whole new shopping experience in stores. In the...

Natural Organics, Inc. to FDA: Don’t Add Supplements to Redbook

College Park, MD—On December 9, the U.S. Food and Drug Administration (FDA) held a public meeting to hear comments about its proposal for updating...

Nature’s Pantry Acquired by Vitamin Cottage

Lakewood, CO—In operation since 1995 as a natural products retailer in Independence, MO, Nature's Pantry, Inc. has been purchased by Natural Grocers by Vitamin...

Research Says Coenzyme Can Help With Gulf War Illness

San Diego, CA— A study published in Neural Computation shows that a branded version of coenzyme Q10(CoQ10)  can provide health benefits to veterans suffering...

Survey Reveals High Usage and Confidence for Supplements in U.S.

Washington, D.C.—The Council for Responsible Nutrition (CRN) has revealed findings from their annual Consumer Survey on Dietary Supplements that the supplement market will be...

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...