A new report published in the Journal of Food Science casts doubt on whether some common food ingredients are pure and of a high quality.  

New York, NY—A branded L-alanyl-L-glutamine ingredient (Sustamine from Kyowa Hakko, based here) improved performance and reaction time in 10 college basketball players.

Proven, successful routes in developing or affiliating with cause-related, non-profit organizations.

There is a growing amount of scientific evidence pointing to high calcium–low magnesium intake leading atherosclerosis, osteoporosis and fractures.

Why you need to look out for your brands.

Brattleboro, VT—Supplement maker New Chapter will now exist under the wing of Procter & Gamble (P&G), its new owner. New Chapter, which was approached by P&G, will be a “wholly-owned subsidiary” of the mass market giant.

Phoenix, AZ—On March 9, 2012, a planned merger was announced between Sprouts Farmers Market and Sunflower Farmers Market to eventually become one under the Sprouts Farmers Market name.

University Park, PA—While parents of autistic children often sing the praises of a gluten-free, casein-free (GFCF) diet, skeptics point to the lack of data support. Now, however, a group from Penn State has added some fuel for the fire.

Granada, Spain—Women who eat fish during pregnancy are more likely to have smarter and sociable children.  According to new research, mothers that ate oily fish like tuna, salmon and sardines raised infants who scored better in tests of skill and intelligence.