What’s making the FTC tick these days? Recent consent orders—not to mention POM’s lawsuit—have industry speculating.
Like any good partnership, delivery systems and ingredients must work together seamlessly.
Considering that enzymes catalyze virtually every biological process in the human body, it can be a serious problem if a person’s enzyme balance is out of whack.
When it comes to adverse-event reports (AERs), what constitutes too much public information?
It’s a fact often repeated: Heart disease is still the leading killer in the United States. The good news is that there are drugs and natural aids that can help consumers fight some of the mechanisms of heart disease, such as high cholesterol and high blood pressure.
As a supplements category, immune health has come a long way—especially when it comes to consumer awareness and appreciation.
When it comes to immune-health supplements, consumers are looking beyond just pills and capsules.
By now, most consumers know the skin health benefits touted of sunscreen. The good news is that thanks to growing awareness, more consumers are now applying sunscreen on a regular basis. The bad news? Consumers may not be applying sunscreen properly or in adequate amounts required for protection. That’s where a sunscreen nutricosmetic can help.
In September, an article titled “Dangerous Supplements: What You Don’t Know About These 12 Ingredients Could Hurt You” was published in Consumer Reports. It calls out 12 ingredients deemed unsafe by the article’s authors.
With current Good Manufacturing Practices (cGMPs) for dietary supplements now fully in place, the Food and Drug Administration (FDA) has the authority to conduct cGMP inspections of facilities of all sizes. As FDA inspectors hit the ground, so, too, are inspectors from NSF International (NSF; Ann Arbor, MI).