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Omega-3s May Reduce Likelihood of Early Preterm Delivery by 58%
A new meta-analysis suggests omega-3 supplement consumption is associated with a 58% decrease in the likelihood of early preterm birth.
2016 Ingredient Trends to Watch for Food, Drinks, and Dietary Supplements: Zinc
Move over, magnesium! Here comes zinc.
Microencapsulated Iron Targets Vegetarians, Vegans
Traditional iron supplements can be off-putting due to a strong metallic taste, and they can also be hard to digest, leading to side effects like nausea and constipation. Microencapsulation may help.
Probiotic Supplement Boosts Iron Absorption while Minimizing Side Effects
“The conflict between a high iron requirement and the risk of side effects when using high doses of iron supplement can only be solved in one way—by improving the iron uptake," says Probi AB.
Top Mineral Studies in 2015 for Dietary Supplements
The following slides shine light on the latest mineral research, showing how much we’ve learned about minerals’ value, and how much we have yet to find out.
Probiotic EcoVag May Defend Against Vaginal Infections
A new study suggests EcoVag probiotic capsules may be effective at defending against certain recurrent vaginal infections.
SupplySide West Preview: What’s on the Microbiome Horizon?
Probiotics Workshop guest speaker Sunita Kumar gave us a birds’-eye view of what we can expect from the emerging microbiome sphere moving forward.
Folic Acid in the U.S. Threatened by Proposed Nutrition Label Changes?
While global health bodies emphasize the importance of folic acid, could proposed policy changes in the United States take us a step backwards?
Fertility Supplement Plus Cellphone App Is Industry First
Fruitful Way Ltd. plans to enhance the success of their fertility supplements with a corresponding iPhone app.
Menopause Showdown: EstroG-100 Goes Head-to-Head with Black Cohosh
An upcoming study strives to compare an established menopause supplement with a relative newcomer to the market.