Galveston, TX—New research shows that most Americans may not have the optimal metabolic environment to support healthy muscle growth and strength.

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Cincinnati, OH—A recent study has found severely obese teens are at risk of nutritional deficiencies.

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Washington, D.C.—The Natural Products Association (NPA), the nation’s largest nonprofit trade organization dedicated to the natural products industry, has announced that Corey Hilmas, MD, Ph.D., will serve as its new Senior Vice President of Scientific and Regulatory Affairs. 

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North Bergen, NJ—Frutarom Health, based here, announced the results of a clinical study in which the effects of its Go-Less ingredient helped to improve the quality of life in women.

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Des Moines, IA—Biofortis, a global contract research organization, completed a new human study in which the use of Kemin’s patent-pending spearmint extract containing phenolic complex, K110-42, may help improve cognitive health and performance in older adults.

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Washington, D.C.—In a Web presentation hosted by the Natural Products Association (NPA), retailers will have the opportunity to learn how to create consumer confidence and better relationships with their customers. The one hour presentation is slated for Wednesday, May 28 at 2 P.M. Eastern.

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Hyattsville, MD—The U.S. Department of Health and Human Services has released its latest data brief, and findings suggest some very curious results with regard to Americans and their approaches to complementary health.

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Little Rock, AK—At the request of state leaders, Nourish America has mobilized to deliver aid in the wake of the recent tornadoes that hit six Southeastern states, killing 36 and injuring many others. To help provide said aid, the non-profit is reaching out for cash and product donations (like energy drinks, protein bars, multivitamins and more) from the natural products industry.

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Washington, D.C.—Jarrow L. Rogovin, founder and president of Jarrow Formulas, Inc., had some strong words for the Natural Products Association (NPA) Board of Directors regarding the recent hiring of Daniel Fabricant, Ph.D., as its new executive director and CEO.

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Omaha, NE—A two-year study out of the University of Nebraska Medical Center (UNMC) shows a prominent decrease in the symptoms of chronic hives as a result of vitamin D3 supplementation.

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