Supported by mounting cognitive-health research, magnesium and zinc are the minerals to watch this year.
Apples and bananas are the most popular fresh (whole) fruits in America.
American Academy of Pediatrics Policy Statement Highlights Key Nutrients for Early Childhood Nutrition
The policy statement petitions pediatricians to go beyond simply recommending a “good diet” for their young patients to ensuring that pregnant women and children have access foods that supply adequate levels of brain-building nutrients like protein, zinc, iron, folate, iodine, long-chain polyunsaturated fatty acids, and the vitamins A, D, B6, B12, and choline.
Impressive 2017 sales for vitamin K2 indicate that bone health superstar is in for another big year.
Plant protein sources—both novel and familiar—are set to win big with consumers this year.
NSF International said that the newly designed app and website support its Certified for Sport testing program and help athletes and consumers avoid potentially harmful ingredients and banned substances in dietary supplements.
Omega-3s are poised for a comeback, thanks to innovation in the category and new research initiatives.
Curcumin—no longer merely a culinary spice or folk medicine, but an ingredient with a track record of research-backed health benefits—is set for another big year in 2018.
GOED issued a statement to its members affirming several points, including that the meta-analysis, which showed that omega-3 fatty acid supplementation had no significant associations with CHD death, nonfatal myocardial infarction, any coronary heart disease events, or major vascular events, adds little to the current body of evidence surrounding omega-3s and cardiovascular risk factors.
Caffeine's myriad benefits for body and brain make the alkaloid a consumer favorite.
With new delivery formats, increased consumer awareness, and benefits beyond gut health, probiotics' star continues to rise.
Since its commercial debut in 2008, stevia has become an increasingly popular and natural way to sweeten beverages without calories.
Almond trees are “dormant” and do not produce almonds during the cold-weather months of November through February.
Researchers investigated the effects of a patented annatto-derived tocotrienol ingredient on key biomarkers of bone health, as previous studies in ovariectomized animal models of postmenopausal women have linked bone benefits to annatto tocotrienols.
The company says that its first food-grade potassium chloride facility will help manufacturers lower products' sodium content by up to 50%.