MBP Osteo with Calcium is available from Source Naturals. The natural protein complex MBP was recently discovered in trace amounts in milk. It is backed by human clinical studies for supporting healthy net bone formation. MBP appears to help the body use dietary calcium efficiently for bone formation.

Pharmavite, one of the U.S's largest manufacturers of vitamins, minerals, and dietary supplements, has acquired FoodState, makers of whole food supplements.

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

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

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

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 the earliest stages of fetal development. Now, new research published in BJOG: An International Journal of Obstetrics and Gynaecology suggests another reason for women to take folic acid before conception.

redbook supplements

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 the Guidance for Industry, “Toxicological Principles for the Safety Assessment of Food Ingredients,” commonly known as the “Redbook.”

Urologic diseases and conditions affect around 20 million Americans per year and medical interventions for some of these issues can be very expensive (1). While healthy lifestyle choices such as keeping hydrated, regularly exercising and avoiding excess consumption of caffeine or salt are key for maintaining urologic health, several natural supplements also support these important bodily functions (2).

MacaBoost smoothie powder from Gaia Herbs combines a serving of maca with other herbs to support energy and stamina. MacaBoost can be added to any shake, smoothie or other beverage, and comes in both 8-oz. canisters and single-serve packets for people on the go. They are available in Cacao Ginger or Vanilla Chai.

Bluebonnet Nutrition’s Super Earth Single1Daily Multiple helps close the nutritional gap in one’s diet. The plant superfoods in this supplement include an array of vitamins, minerals and nutrients essential for proper nutrition. This supplement comes in iron and iron-free variants, and is certified kosher.