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June 27, 2014

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6:52 PM | Would Nutritional Status Maps Influence where you Choose to Live?
In an extremely insightful article in Scientific American, Melinda Wenner Moyer identifies the challenges in getting a clear, cohesive picture on the role nutrients play in maintaining health. Within the article she cites Dr Robert Heaney’s guidelines on study design. 1.       Measure baseline nutrient status, use status as an inclusion criterion, and in reporting results.
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3:46 PM | Do you know your vitamin status? Do you
Do you know your vitamin status? Do you need to eat better? Or use a dietary supplement? http://ow.ly/ywECG @NutWorld @crn_supplementsFiled under: Uncategorized
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3:46 PM | Do you know your vitamin status? Do you
Do you know your vitamin status? Do you need to eat better? Or use a dietary supplement? http://ow.ly/ywECG @NutWorld @crn_supplementsFiled under: Uncategorized
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5:00 AM | Dietary Supplement Caucus Educates on Supplement Labeling
Government staffers in Washington, D.C, were presented with an educational briefing regarding the use and regulation of dietary supplements.

June 26, 2014

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10:32 PM | Foods are Safe, Regulated by the FDA and to be Enjoyed by Families
According to The Economist, research studies can make ‘big news’ and then after the dust settles scientists sometimes discover errors in peer-reviewed findings. Spectacularly bad reporting can lead to claims that hurricanes with feminine names were more ‘deadly’ than hurricanes with masculine names (see Why Female Hurricanes Made Getting the Story Right, Hard by Paige Brown). The Environmental Working Group issued a report “How Much is Too Much? Excess Vitamins in […]
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5:00 AM | CRN Hosts ‘Day on the Hill’ with Industry Executives & Congress
Discussions revolved around support for the Designer Anabolic Steroid Control Act of 2014, as well as arguments against the Dietary Supplement Labeling Act.
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5:00 AM | Nestlé & Waters Corp. Partner on Made-to-Measure Vitamins
The new research project could one day lead to the development of made-to-measure vitamin combinations tailored to individual needs.
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5:00 AM | FDA Issues Guidance on Responsible Use of Nanotechnology
FDA aimed to provide greater regulatory clarity on the use of nanotechnology in FDA-regulated products.
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