Contract manufacturers predict how politics and consumer trends may affect the industry in the year ahead.
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According to the company, Enhanced Mobility is a supplement designed to address not only joint support, but exercise recovery and improved mobility, as well.
The #SARMsCanHarm toolkit for fitness organizations includes customizable flyers, newsletter material, and social media content featuring educational information on SARMs and how athletes can protect themselves from products containing the illicit ingredients.
Supported by mounting cognitive-health research, magnesium and zinc are the minerals to watch this year.
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.