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“Pharmaceutical or Greater Dosages” of Banned-Ingredient Methylsynephrine Found in Sports Supplements
“This type of blatant illegal activity is not only disturbing, but also disruptive, to companies in the dietary supplement industry who sell reputable products,” said CRN President and CEO Steve Mister.
Methylsynephrine Is Not a Dietary Ingredient, FDA Says
The products under FDA censure are largely marketed as weight-loss supplements.
Higher Protein Consumption Linked to Feelings of Fullness, Meta-Analysis Finds
The new meta-analysis included five studies, in addition to a directional analysis comprised of 28 studies.
C. Forskohlii Extract Improves Metabolic Risk Factors in Study
Participants consuming Coleus forskohlii extract for 12 weeks showed favorable improvements to insulin concentration and insulin resistance compared to a placebo group.
“Metabolic Synergizer” Is a New Category in Dietary Supplements, Firm Says, and It’s Not Weight Management
While OmniLean provides weight-loss benefits, OmniActive Health says it is not calling this a weight-management ingredient.
Litesse Soluble Fiber Suppresses Appetite, New Meta-Analyses Show
The results of these meta-analyses show “that Litesse is able to reduce the desire to eat immediately after a meal which includes Litesse."
Weight-Management Stick Packs Now Available with Studied Citrus Polyphenols Formula Sinetrol
The add-directly-to-beverage format is a testament to the citrus ingredient’s neutral taste.
Consumers Likely Underestimate How Carbs Contribute to Weight Gain, Survey Finds
A new U.S. survey found that consumers ranked sugar- and fat-containing foods as most likely to cause weight gain, when in fact high starch consumption is a leading cause.
Barley Improves Blood Sugar, Reduces Appetite, Study Suggests
Researchers observed improvements to metabolism, blood sugar, and appetite control after just three days of participants consuming bread made from barley kernels.
Steviva Partners with Brazilian Farmers for Single-Source Stevia Extracts
Steviva says the “single-location sourcing ensures dependable, consistent flavor” of its new BraziliaSweet RA95 and BraziliaSweet 95–60 stevia extracts.