An FDA mandate, set to go into effect on Feb. 21, 2012, may mean that supplements claiming to reduce cholesterol and that contain free forms of phytosterols or stanols will have to be pulled from shelves.
Today, FDA acquiesced to the supplement industry's requests for a longer comment period on New Dietary Ingredients guidance. Does the extra time signal the agency's willingness to weigh industry's comments?
Move over saw palmetto; cranberry is making a splash in prostate health. And if you thought porn and libido-lifters were natural bedfellows, you won't be surprised to learn that Penthouse has branded its very own liquid supplement to combat ED.
After weathering steroid scandals and an increasingly skeptical public, the sports nutrition category finds solace in old friends. Innovations in the old familiar protein and carb combo pumps up this important functional ingredients category.
Despite a market that is literally getting fatter by the minute, in recent years the weight-loss category hasn't shown the same growth. But sales finally seem to be bouncing back as new solutions focus on satiety, fiber content, and carb-blocking, metabolism-boosting ingredients.