social media tips

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.”

3-D printing, wearable technologies and robots are all making headlines for their Jetsons-quality lifestyle implications.

mesquite flour

Why mesquite flour may be the most important flour you've never heard of.

coffee heart

Dallas, TX—According to a recent study, caffeine from coffee may increase blood flow and improve small blood vessel function.

weight loss supplements

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. 

enzymes recall

An FDA Enforcement Report for the week of November 13, 2013, requested a voluntary recall of Xylanase after the discovery September 30th, citing that products may be contaminated with Chloramphenicol.

vitamin e alzheimer's asthma

 

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.

Two flawed studies, a rehashed review, and an editorial published in the December 17 issue of the Annals of Internal Medicine have attempted to discredit the value of multivitamin supplements, according to Life Extension®, the Fort Lauderdale, Fla.-based anti-aging and longevity research organization.

dan volland

Palm Springs, CA—Dan Volland, co-founder of Mrs. Gooch’s Natural Foods Markets, passed away on Dec. 17.