Food and beverage products marketed as improving bone health are gaining worldwide popularity, driven by the health and wellness trend and an aging population. A look at this category identifies high-growth markets as well as gaps manufacturers ought to think about filling. ...More
Vitamin D supplementation of at least 800 IU daily for adults 65 and older helps prevent hip fracture and nonvertebral fracture, according to a new meta-analysis published in the New England Journal of Medicine (N Engl J. Med 2012). ...More
Beyond injuries, bones and joints can be affected by numerous diseases and conditions, including inflammation, arthritis and osteoporosis. Certain vitamins, minerals and specialty supplement ingredients can be useful in both maintaining good general bone health and ...More
Daily supplementation with vitamin K2 (as MenaQ7® from NattoPharma) improved bone strength and protected against cardiovascular aging in a recent study presented by Cees Vermeer, principal investigator, VitaK laboratory, Maastricht University, at Vitafoods 2012, Geneva. ...More
The U.S. Preventive Services Task Force (USPSTF) said it can't recommend supplementation with vitamin D or calcium to prevent cancer or bone fractures in its recently released draft recommendation statement, "Vitamin D and Calcium Supplementation to Prevent Cancer and ...More
Quality, Sustainability Driving the Future of Omega-3's
Get a sneak peek at Qualitas Health "alga-culture" fields in Western Texas to see how they're taking control of the supply chain through vertical integration, how they're developing new technologies that offer more sustainable ingredients and how they're delivering omega-3s that meet consumer expectations. Full documentary is now available here!
Modernizing The Chinese Supply Market
Explore how investments in science, technology and strategic partnerships are driving innovation and quality, and represent the best of the Chinese supply market in this 2-minute teaser. To watch the full 20-minute documentary underwritten by BGG, click here.