Stevia and Monk Fruit: What Makes a Natural Sweetener Natural?
Do new technologies and blending practices mean stevia and monk fruit are moving away from their natural roots?
What Will FDA Define as a “Natural” Sweetener?
In this issue, we turn to the always-hot topic of natural sweeteners.
Consumers Prefer Blends of Soy and Dairy in High-Protein Beverages, Study Suggests
New consumer research from DuPont Nutrition & Health suggests consumers prefer the flavor of high-protein beverages formulated with both dairy and soy proteins.
“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.
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