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Color of the Week: 4th of July

Vibrant colors for the 4th of July are possible with natural reds and blues.


Probiotic CareBar

USDA-certified organic probiotics? EFFi Foods and supplier Ganeden Biotech got it done for the new Probiotic CareBar.


Valensa Answers Chia Recalls with Unique Technology

The company says its supercritical CO2 extraction technique essentially washes chia without water.


Ingredient Spotlight: Lion's Mane Mushroom

Lion's mane mushroom, also known as hedgehog mushroom, has been used for centuries in traditional Chinese medicine.


China Sets Omega-3 DRIs

The announcement comes includes new dietary reference intakes for EPA and DHA, as well as special recommendations of DHA for certain populations.

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Still No Consensus on the Need for Vitamin D Deficiency Testing

Evidence for—or against—vitamin D testing is still “insufficient,” the U.S. Preventive Services Task Force said last week.

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Vitamin D and Brain Health: Smart Ways to Think about Vitamin D

Vitamin D is not a magic bullet; it is, however, an essential nutrient for many bodily functions—including the brain’s.

Holy cow! Beef fortified with DHA and EPA omega-3s?

Where’s the Omega-3 Beef?

Beef fortified with DHA and EPA omega-3 fatty acids is getting closer to market.


New Algae Player in the Market

The company says its natural, sun-grown chlorella is grown near Lisbon.

Marigolds (Tagetes erecta) are a commercial source of zeaxanthin, as are peppers

Fierce Debate over Zeaxanthin Isomers

A French government report raised questions about meso-zeaxanthin safety and sparked renewed debate over zeaxanthin isomers.