Dietary Supplements News

Dietary Supplements News


FDA, FSMA, New Draft Guidance, Extends Deadline

FDA Extends Compliance Dates on FSMA & Issues New Draft Guidance

The U.S. Food and Drug Administration (FDA) issued a final rule on August 24th that extends and clarifies the compliance dates for certain provisions...
wheat metabolic syndrome

Hope for Metabolic Syndrome: Wheat Starch

Atchison, KS—A new study conducted at South Dakota State University suggests that a patented resistant wheat starch (Fibersym RW from MGP, based here) may...
exercise asthma prebiotic

Prebiotic Reduces Exercise-Induced Asthma

Helier, Jersey—New research published in the British Journal of Nutrition offers data suggesting a branded trans-galactooligosaccharide prebiotic complex (B-GOS, Bimuno from Clasado) lessens exercise-induced...
NPA, Natural Products Association, NDI, New Dietary Ingredient Notifications, NDI Notifications

NPA Requests Extension for Commenting on Revised Draft Guidance for NDI Notifications

Washington, D.C.—On Thursday, the Natural Products Association (NPA) submitted a request to the U.S. Food and Drug Administration (FDA) for an extension of the...

FDA Releases Draft Guidance for NDI Notification

FDA Releases Draft Guidance for NDI Notification The U.S. Food and Drug Administration issued a long-awaited revised draft guidance on Aug. 11 seeking to clarify...

Ester-C Performs Better than Vitamin C

Ronkonkoma, NY—New data published in SpringerPlus suggest that a branded vitamin C ester (Ester-C from NBTY, based here) is better at increasing vitamin C...
astaxanthin NAXA

UPDATE: First Results from NAXA Verification Program

SALT LAKE CITY, UT—The Natural Algae Astaxanthin Association (NAXA) recently announced the expansion of its astaxanthin verification program to include retail products, and has released some...
Chemical Research in Toxicology, University of Illinois at Chicago (UIC) College of Pharmacy, breast cancer, hops

New Findings Suggest Hops Extract Could Prevent Breast Cancer

New laboratory findings published in the journal Chemical Research in Toxicology, suggest hops, a cone-like flower, could reduce the risk of breast cancer. Led by...
Blood pressure

New Study Finds that Magnesium May Lower Blood Pressure

A meta-analysis published in Hypertension found that supplementation with magnesium may lower blood pressure. The analysis included 34 randomized, double-blind, placebo-controlled trials composed of...
Herbalife FTC settlement

Herbalife To Pay $200 Million in FTC Settlement

Washington, D.C.—Herbalife International of America, Inc., Herbalife International, Inc., and Herbalife, Ltd. plan to restructure their U.S. business as part of a Federal Trade...