Podcasts

The Nutritional Outlook Podcast Episode 16: Can you white-label personalized-nutrition supplements?

Nutritional Outlook's editors interview Noah Austin, co-founder and chief technology officer at OK Capsule.

The Nutritional Outlook Podcast Episode 15: Is Melatonin Now a Legal Target?

In this episode, Nutritional Outlook’s editors interview two experts at the industry association the Council for Responsible Nutrition (CRN; Washington, DC) to discuss whether some recent negative headlines on melatonin might impact this popular supplement ingredient.

The Nutritional Outlook Podcast Episode 14: GNC’s perspective: What are the pros and cons of supplement retailing in 2022?

In this episode, Nutritional Outlook’s editors interview Rachel Jones MS, RDN, vice president and chief nutrition officer at GNC, about the successes and challenges of dietary supplement retailing in today’s market.

The Nutritional Outlook Podcast Episode 13: Will a regulatory body dedicated to food improve oversight of dietary supplements?

Jen and Sebastian talked with Michael McGuffin, president of the American Herbal Products Association (AHPA), to learn more about how the Food Safety Administration Act could impact industry, and why AHPA has chosen to endorse the bill.

The Nutritional Outlook Podcast Episode 12: Mandatory product listing legislation: Where do we go from here? PART 2

In this episode, Nutritional Outlook’s editors interview industry trade association leaders to discuss the proposals for mandatory product listing found in Senate Bill S. 4090, the “Dietary Supplement Listing Act of 2022," and the "FDA Safety and Landmark Advancements (FDASLA) Act" submitted by the Senate HELP Committee.

The Nutritional Outlook Podcast Episode 11: Mandatory product listing legislation: Where do we go from here? PART 1

In this episode, Nutritional Outlook’s editors interview industry trade association leaders to discuss the proposals for mandatory product listing found in Senate Bill S. 4090, the “Dietary Supplement Listing Act of 2022," and the "FDA Safety and Landmark Advancements (FDASLA) Act" submitted by the Senate HELP Committee.

The Nutritional Outlook Podcast Episode 10: What makes COSMOS a groundbreaking cocoa flavanol study?

In this episode, we talk to Dr. James Griffiths, senior vice president of international and scientific affairs for the Council for Responsible Nutrition about the recent Cocoa Supplement and Multivitamin Outcomes Study, aka COSMOS.

The Importance of Prebiotics in Active Nutrition

A healthy body and mind are essential to athletic performance. Silvi Siddhu, Technical and Scientific Manager for Nutraceuticals at Univar Solutions talks about the beneficial role of prebiotics in active nutrition. There is a bidirectional relationship between exercise and composition of the gut microbiota. Modifying the gut microbiota may help improve overall health, energy availability, exercise performance and recovery. Prebiotics selectively enhance the growth of healthy microbiota and supplements containing prebiotics or synbiotics are beneficial in exercise performance and recovery. Regardless of age or activity type, people are looking to fuel their workouts and lifestyles in an effort to promote physical, mental and cognitive health with a focus on longevity and quality of life. For an active sports person or a fitness enthusiast, taking care of gut health is beneficial for overall health.

The Nutritional Outlook Podcast Episode 9: What does new FDA leadership mean for the dietary supplement industry?

FDA has been without official leadership since the start of the Biden administration, and the confirmation of Robert Califf, MD, marks the end of a period of transition at the agency. Cara Welch, PhD, has also been chosen to helm ODSP. So, what does this new FDA leadership mean for the dietary supplement industry.