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Health & Nutrition

Bringing the natural and organic products industry the latest health and nutrition news from around the UK and Ireland.

Popular website relaunches to highlight natural health success stories

This month sees the launch of a new and comprehensive natural website in the UK: Natural Health News.

ESSNA sports nutrition guide released to stop ‘spread of misinformation’

ESSNA has released a guide about the types of sports nutrition people should consume before, during and after exercise.

Efamol and Wassen rebrand, add new formulas

Manufacturer of Efamol and Wassen products, Wassen International, has rebranded its range and introduced new products, bringing its total portfolio to 11.

Bio-Synergy introduces UK’s first protein shake vending machine

Sports nutrition, supplements and wellbeing brand Bio-Synergy has launched what it says is the UK’s first-to-market protein vending machine.

HRI claims UK’s first vegan multi to target teenage skin

New from HRi comes Teen Skin, what it says is the first UK vegan supplement specifically formulated to tackle spots and acne.

HTC Health launches sports nutrition brand

UK health supplements wholesaler HTC Health has expanded into the consumer market with the launch of its new sports nutrition brand, Clean Performance Nutrition.

Haskapa enters UK market with new superberry supplement

Haskapa has launched with an all-natural superberry supplement, Haskapa Powder, made from 100% tangy haskap berries, high in anthocyanins.

New Prunus Spinosa 6X Drops from Weleda

Weleda has introduced Prunus Spinosa 6X Drops to help those left feeling sluggish and washed out after a virus or numerous colds.

New probiotic drink from Agriton UK

Agriton UK has recently released EM Drink, a fermented probiotic drink designed to provide health conscious consumers with immune support.

There’s no catch with Wiley’s

Wiley’s Finest is CatchFree Omega – Full Spectrum Omega-3 Liquid and Capsules offer a daily dose of plant-based omega-3s, vitamin D and vitamin K2.

EU regulators slam brakes on skyrocketing CBD category

Many CBD and hemp-derived products could face an immediate ban across Europe after the European Food Safety Authority last week reclassified cannabidiol as a ‘Novel Food’.

Scientists seek volunteers for new vitamin D trial

Scientists are looking for volunteers for a trial to test the effectiveness of vitamin D in boosting the immune system against COVID.

Defiant H&B tells ASA it has ‘no remit to rule on...

Leading health food retailer Holland & Barrett says the Advertising Standards Authority has 'no remit to rule on food claims'. 

Viridian Nutrition highlights importance of health food stores in preventative care

Health food stores receive recognition for their role in preventive care at the UK Annual Social Prescribing Link Worker Day Conference.

BetterYou creates ‘one-of-a-kind’ vit C spray

Natural health company BetterYou has unveiled Vitamin C Oral Spray – an antioxidant blend of vitamin C, selenium, vitamin B2 and green tea.  

HTC Health adds wealth of new lines

UK health supplements wholesaler HTC Health has boosted its portfolio with the inclusion of 30 new lines.

Viridian adds Astaxanthin to VMS range

The latest launch from Viridian Nutrition is Astaxanthin sourced from freshwater microalgae (Haematococcus pluvialis).

B12 warning ahead of Veganuary

Experts warn that vegans must ensure there is enough vitamin B12 in their diets and the health risks resulting from B12 deficiencies are 'not a myth'. 

Researchers urge health authorities to rethink vitamin D guidelines

Following the publication of a study from the University of Surrey, worldwide health authorities are being urged to rethink guidance around vitamin D.

DR.VEGAN personalized VMS service goes live

New supplement brand DR.VEGAN has launched in the UK with an online subscription service offering high quality VMS.