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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.

New plastic-free vegan VMS brand launches

Claiming to be the first VMS brand to be packaged in pouches made from fully compostable materials, Vegan Life has launched in the UK.

Pata Yamaha with BRIXX WorldSBK puts Balanced on pole position

The Balanced range of vitamins and minerals has been chosen as Pata Yamaha with BRIXX WorldSBK’s new Official Wellness Partner for 2021.

Dover welcomes new H&B

Dover is the latest site of Holland & Barrett’s store renovation programme, where the local branch has been relocated to larger premises.

Pukka’s 7 Day Kits aim for everyday wellbeing

Pukka Herbs has created four kits containing herbal teas and food supplements blended with 100% organic, medicinal-grade herbs, to target specific wellbeing needs.

Vegans urged to supplement ‘critical’ brain nutrient

Vegans could be at risk of deficiencies of an 'overlooked' but important brain nutrient, a prominent nutritionist has warned. 

An urban beauty solution

Radiant Beauty Complex by Urban Essentials has been specifically formulated to support urban beauty regimes in an ethical and sustainable way.

New Knocknacarra concept store opened by Evergreen Healthfoods

Family-run Irish retailer Evergreen Healthfoods has opened a new concept store in Galway, at the Gateway Shopping Park in Knocknacarra.

News in brief

Whole Earth has secured its first grocery listing for its Sparkling Drinks range, launching its 4-packs into Sainsbury’s this month.

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.

Vegan Vitality introduces Omega-3 Algae Oil

New from Vegan Vitality comes Omega 3 Algae Oil, designed to offer a healthier and more environmentally friendly alternative to fish oil.

BetterYou adds two new at-home nutrient test kits

Responding to growing demand for personalized products, BetterYou has added two new products to its offer: a Vitamin B12 Test Kit and an Iron Test Kit.

Pharma Nord announced as vitamin D supplier for major clinical trial

Pharma Nord's Bio-Vitamin D3 has been chosen for a major trial studying the effects of vitamin D supplementation in protecting against COVID.

Yoppie tackles PMS with new symptom-targeted supplements

In a bid to take the complexity and stress out of tackling PMS, Yoppie has created three supplements to target the most common symptoms. 

Claudia Winkleman gets on board with Cannaray to lead ‘UK CBD...

Claudia Winkleman has teamed up with Cannaray CBD as its brand ambassador in a partnership that reflects her own personal interest in CBD.

Wiley’s Finest partners with Baby Lifeline

Wiley’s Finest has partnered with Baby Lifeline for the ‘Nourish Every moment’ prenatal campaign, which runs until the end of September.

Vitamin drips target the mainstream

Vitamin IV drips have gained a loyal following among celebrities as being a quick-fix solution, a supposed cure for a plethora of complaints – from hangovers and lethargy to low immunity and tired-looking skin. But now, thanks to one London clinic, they’re encroaching on the mainstream.

Ei8ht Energy drink first to use patented ‘oxygen delivery system’

Avrox has launched Ei8ht Energy, the first consumer drink scientifically proven to substantially increase the body’s ability to transport oxygen.

DR.VEGAN launches new corporate wellness service

Personalized nutrition brand DR.VEGAN has created a new subscription service to enable companies to help look after employees’ wellbeing.

Love Health & Wellbeing opens trio of stores

Following the launch of two stores in 2020, along with an e-commerce site, Love Health & Wellbeing is opening a third shop in June.

Viridian helps rebuild town centres

Viridian is rebuilding town centres via a new resource which helps ‘crises-torn communities’ recover after COVID and Brexit.