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Washington, D.C.—Supplement manufacturers know their advertising efforts and product labeling are closing monitored by regulators, but they should be just as stringent with how they handle their social media outreach. Such was the message in the Natural Products Association (NPA)’s first installment of its 2014 Wednesday Webinar Series on January 22, entitled, “Social Media for Dietary Supplements: The Good, the Bad, the Ugly.”

Orlando, FL—The Southeast Natural Products Association (Southeast NPA) held a successful show, SOHO, in early December 2013, here.

Mumbai, India—Enzymes manufactured by Advanced Enzymes in Mumbai, India, are the source of what may be the most widespread product recall ever.

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Washington, D.C.—A new campaign to fight deceptive weight-loss advertisements in the media was announced at a press conference held by the Federal Trade Commission (FTC) on January 7. 

To increase consumer awareness of natural algae astaxanthin’s health benefits and differentiate it from synthetic astaxanthin, three leading producers are founding the Natural Algae Astaxanthin Association (NAXA). Fuji Chemical Industry Co. Ltd. (which offers the astaxanthin ingredient AstaReal), Algatechnologies Ltd. (AstaPure) and Cyanotech Corporation (BioAstin) will welcome other algae-based astaxanthin producers to the new trade group in the near future.

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Arlington Heights, IL—Two recent studies have shown vitamin E may be effective against oxidative stress, allergic asthma and functional decline in those with Alzheimer’s disease.

I AM enlightened nutrition has a new look and new products for the I AM enlightened creations line. New items include I AM Skinny, I AM Chakra Flower Elixirs and I AM Chakra Crystal Mists. I AM Skinny is a 2.5-oz. shot that features WellTrim IG to decrease appetite and enhance metabolism, fat metabolizer Kokum Fruit and ChromeMate to help maintain blood sugar levels.

New from Source Naturals is Serene Science, a line that includes L-Theanine for focused relaxation, Magnesium Serene for a peaceful body, L-Tryptophan for a positive mood, Theanine Serene and Theanine Serene With Relora for a calm mind and body, Kava for occasional anxiety, and Holy Basil for adrenal support.

Quality of Life Labs now offers Fucoxanthin MD, which features two thermogenic ingredients: Xanthingen and Greenselect Phytosome green tea. Both increase resting metabolic rate, making it easier to lose weight, says the company.