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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.

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.

Growth for gummies

A new paper by Future Market Insights reports that the vitamin gummies market value is projected to grow at a ‘healthy’ CAGR of 5.1% between 2019-2029.

Nelsons’ new website goes live

Nelsons has launched a revamped website (www.nelsons.net) designed to provide a modern look and feel, improved functionality and rich content.

Four-fold immune help

New Immuno4 is a synergistic blend of certified organic nutritional ingredients designed to help maintain the proper functioning of the immune system.

Viridian sponsors organic garden classroom

Viridian Nutrition has partnered with national charity Garden Organic to help raise awareness of the benefits to human health of organic growing. As part of...

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.

Viridian supports vegan artist

Viridian Nutrition is supporting an exhibition called Free Spirit by vegan artist David Dane, who uses cruelty-free art materials to create his work.

Johnson U-turns on school holiday support

Boris Johnson has pledged £400 million to support disadvantaged school children in the latest government U-turn.

Vitamin K2 improves vascular calcification

A new clinical study published in BMC Nephrology has found that haemodialysis patients benefit from supplementation with vitamin K2. According to the researchers, the vitamin...

New pesticide data is in ‘sharp contrast’ with previous claims

Delegates at the Royal Society of Medicine have heard that the true extent of pesticide use is at odds with the claims of the pesticide industry.

And breathe: Pep-Thyme helps with air pollution effects 

Pep-Thyme, from Bio-Health, is a new product made from the aromatic herbs peppermint and thyme, both of which contain volatile oils known to aid easy breathing and to help mitigate the negative effects that air pollution

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.

New Nordic claims world first with Apple Cider Gummies

Swedish-based New Nordic has extended its range of supplements with what it claims are the world’s first Apple Cider Gummies.

Prebiotic reduces body fat in overweight children

A new study into the effects of prebiotics on children who are overweight has found that consumption of oligofructose-enriched inulin reduces body fat.

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.

New conference encourages Scottish firms to tap into global sports and...

This month sees the launch of a new conference designed to encourage Scottish businesses to take advantage of the burgeoning sports and nutrition market.

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.

FSE report stresses role of supplements in healthcare

A report published by Food Supplements Europe (FSE) has identified supplementation as a cost-effective policy to bridge gaps in nutrition and potentially delivery valuable health cost savings.

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.

HTC Health introduces gummy vitamins for indies

Bulk health supplements supplier HTC Health has launched a range of new gummy supplements, catering to the increased demand for soft gel delivery formats.