Not only do 75% of Americans take supplements, but 87% of U.S. adults have overall confidence in the safety, quality, and effectiveness of dietary supplement products, the survey found.
A recent study published in Evolution, Medicine, and Public Health explored the relationship between the health of mothers during pregnancy and long-term development of their daughters’ skeleton.
Innovative formulations and a widening consumer base are redefining the joint-health category.
Ethical Naturals, which supplies GreenGrown, a vegetable-sourced glucosamine ingredient that serves as an alternative to shellfish-sourced glucosamine, is now sharing the full list of patents worldwide covering GreenGrown.
Trending or not, classic joint health ingredients remain big sellers.
Two similar but separate animal studies found that supplementation with tocotrienols from annatto beans (DeltaGold from American River Nutrition; Hadley, MA) in rodents with induced metabolic syndrome and type 2 diabetes not only supported blood sugar but also bone health.
A collagen supplement containing collagen types I, II, V, and X improved symptoms of joint pain in a new study.
A review of existing data suggests that a balanced diet, rather than long-term restriction of carbohydrates or any other single nutrient, maintains a diverse population of intestinal flora and improves metabolic imbalance in patients with RA.
In a review of 68 existing studies, researchers found that weight reduction, in particular, can help to reduce the progression of osteoarthritis symptoms. They also found that lipid-modifying diets may contribute to reduced symptoms, though the evidence for that outcome was more sparse.
NattoPharma is looking to harness its extensive body of research showing vitamin K2’s heart- and bone-health benefits, as well as establishing clinical biomarkers to demonstrate the consequences of vitamin K2 deficiency, with the hope of one day seeing the creation of a Recommended Daily Intake (RDI) value for K2.