Natural Dietary Supplements

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New Natural Supplements

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Our world is full of toxins, both natural and manmade. Sometimes, our bodies need extra help cleaning house, which is where detoxifying cleanses come in. Cleanse diets and supplements are definitely trendy, but are they safe and do they work?

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We know today’s shoppers love online shopping and the convenience of their local big-box store. But are they still drawn to independent natural products retailers?

Los Angeles, CA—Supplement maker Jarrow Formulas met with regulators at the CFSAN headquarters in September.

Washington, D.C.—The Council for Responsible Nutrition (CRN)’s Board of Directors has approved the concept for creating a Voluntary Product Registry for Dietary Supplements.

If companies embrace such a registry, regulators will have more visibility into the industry, says CRN president and CEO Steve Mister.

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Palm Springs, CA—Mary K. Engle, associate director for advertising practices in the Bureau of Consumer Protection at the Federal Trade Commission (FTC), gave supplements marketers a bit more insight into FTC’s current thinking on advertising at the Council for Responsible Nutrition’s The Conference. Engle offered industry members five take-home points to consider about dietary supplements advertising:

Some 25,000 industry members came together in Baltimore, MD, for the 30th annual Natural Products Expo East tradeshow and conference. This year’s event boasted 1,363 exhibiting companies, including 400 new brands that launched at the show. Here are four observations from the tradeshow from WholeFoods editors.

MiraBurst is expanding its line to include MiraBurst easy-melt tablets.These tablets are sourced from MiraBurst berries, which have a taste-modifying effect, caused by the glycoprotein miraculin, making sour and acidic foods taste sweet. According to MiraBurst, the tablets can help mask the metallic taste associated with chemotherapy.

New from Nordic Naturals is a highly concentrated EPA+ DHA fish oil in a 90% triglyceride form. The omega-3 oil will be available in four products: Ultimate Omega 2X, which contains 2,000 mg of EPA+DHA per serving; Omega ONE, a once-daily soft gel; Postnatal Omega-3, an EPA+DHA blend with vitamin D3; and Ultimate Omega Mini, which contains 75% more omega-3s.

The NOW Foods’ NOW Pets is a line of pet supplements for dogs and cats that are certified by the National Animal Supplement Council (NASC). The line currently includes Pet Joint Support, Pet Omega-3 Support, Pet Pure Lysine Powder and Pet Weight Management Support, with several additional launches planned.