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April 09, 2015

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5:00 AM | GNC Defends New Customer Quality Standards
The company explains its decision to submit its products to new testing standards following the NYAG’s investigation.
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5:00 AM | Watson Presents Webinar on Nutrient Formulation in Foods, Beverages & Dietary Supplements

April 08, 2015

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2:09 PM | Iodine Deficiency, Goiter and Nutritional Status Assessment
Last week at the American Society for Nutrition annual meeting, DSM scientists reported ~ 25% of American adolescents and adults were clinically deficient in at least one micronutrient. For more details read Hidden Hunger: Micronutrient Deficiencies are prevalent among US adolescents and Think Nutrient Deficiencies are History in the US? Think Again. Iodine was the nutrient most often found to be deficient. Why is that?
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12:59 PM | Buyer Beware: Breast May Be Best, But Not What You Get
There are many reasons why breast milk is the recommended for infants during the first months of life.  This is for various reasons, including an immunological benefit for the infant, a taste profile that enhances food acceptance later in life, and a virtually non-existent chance of microbial contamination. But for women who are unable to produce enough breast milk, is it a good idea to purchase human milk?
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5:00 AM | AIDP Receives Letter of No Objection for Magtein
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5:00 AM | CRN Lauds Herbals for Earth Day
In celebration of the 45th Earth Day, CRN paid tribute to herbal and botanical supplements.
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5:00 AM | Unigen Appoints President and CEO
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5:00 AM | Curcumin Ingredient Found to Aid Sports Recovery
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5:00 AM | Amphetamine- like Ingredient Discovered in Supplements
Supplements supposedly containing Acacia rigidula had traces of BMPEA, an amphetamine-like chemical.
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5:00 AM | NutriFusion Partners with Beyond Meat
Beyond Meat to feature NutriFusion's GrandFusion vegetable blend in its Beast Burgers and Beastly Sliders.

April 07, 2015

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10:00 PM | Fructose malabsorption: Disorder or the new norm?
Quotes to note from the review article by Gibson et al. on fructose malabsorption as a normal phenomenon.
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3:57 PM | Pining for Vitamin D and Happiness
In the United States, patients make 1 billion visits to physicians’ offices annually. If the US Census counter is right, that equates to 3 office visits per American. The estimated cost of these visits is $600 billion annually. Depression is an important contributor to health care utilization and costs. Health care costs are 2.6 times higher for patients with depression (vs those without).

April 06, 2015

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5:08 PM | Healthy Pregnancies and Omega-3 Fatty Acids
Pregnant? Anticipating the birth of a beautiful new baby? Boy or girl, it does not matter, because both need omega-3 fatty acids for the normal development of the brain and eye. Docosahexaenoic acid (DHA) is concentrated in the brain and the eye. Because much of the brain and visual systems develop in the last trimester of pregnancy, maternal DHA intake is especially important during this time.
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5:00 AM | Nano Foods Market Driven by Need to Enhance Nutrient Bioavailability
Establishing safety of nanoencapsulated food products remains critical to future of commercial development.
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5:00 AM | IOI Loders Croklaan and Kerry Group to Partner on Betapol
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5:00 AM | Mérieux Expands Nutritional Testing Services with ABC Research Acquisition
Deal will add to company’s food testing and consulting services.
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5:00 AM | NEC Subsidiary Serves the Animal Nutrition Market
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5:00 AM | Probi AB & Wageningen University Enter Research Partnership
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5:00 AM | AHPA President Presents Overview of Herbal Supplement Regulations
Panel discussion that examined the implications of several possible regulatory schemes for cannabis products.
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5:00 AM | Aker BioMarine’s Superba Krill Verified Non-GMO
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5:00 AM | Pivotal Receives Notice of Allowance for New U.S. Patent
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5:00 AM | TruMarine Collagen Gains Non-GMO Project Verified Status
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5:00 AM | GOED Reiterates Heart Health Benefits of Omega-3s
Evidence shows EPA and DHA reduce risk of cardiac death, maintain healthy blood pressure and keep triglycerides in check.
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5:00 AM | A Third Of Brazilians Want More Health Product Choices
Consumers are demanding more transparent messaging from companies.
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5:00 AM | OmniActive Presents Posters on Benefits of CurcuWIN

April 03, 2015

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3:14 PM | Fatty Fish and Fish Oils are a Safe Supply of Omega-3s
A new study suggests that raised levels of a particular fatty acid in the blood may be detrimental to patients undergoing cancer therapy. The Daily Mail suggests cancer patients should be concerned about eating herring, mackerel and omega-3 supplements when undergoing chemotherapy. First, the recommendation is based on data obtained in mice (Roodhart et al, 2011; Daenen et al, 2015) implanted with cancer cells, orally gavaged (force-fed) with fish oils, and treated with chemotherapeutic agents. […]

April 02, 2015

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6:09 PM | Using Nutritional Markers to Personalize Health and Guide Policy
The 2015 Dietary Guidelines Advisory Committee (DGAC) identified a healthy diet as one higher in vegetables, fruits, whole grains, low- or nonfat dairy, seafood, legumes, and nuts; moderate in alcohol (among adults); lower in red and processed meat; and low in sugar-sweetened foods and drinks and refined grains.” The challenge is that the terms higher, moderate, and lower are relative. Should I buy this bar or that one? Should I buy this meal or that one? Which is the better food choice?
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5:00 AM | Arla Foods Ingredients Report Reveals Efforts to Reduce Malnutrition
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5:00 AM | Terry Lemerond Receives First ABC Champion Award
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