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.

MP initiates vitamin D conversation with HFMA

In October the HFMA was invited to a meeting with Jo Churchill, Public Health Minister, to discuss the recommended daily intake of vitamin D.

Patrick Holford focuses on plant-based diets with new supplement, book

Patrick Holford has expanded his range of nutritional supplements with Essentials4Vegans to provide the four nutrients most difficult to obtain through a vegan diet:...

Johnson U-turns on school holiday support

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

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.

VMS category nears £500M – and vitamin D ‘outshines’ the competition

Research from Mintel shows Brits spend almost £500M on VMS – and the nation is demonstrating an ‘insatiable appetite’ for vitamin D.

Bamford creates six-strong supplements line

Bamford has launched a six-strong line of nutritional supplements to help support personal wellbeing, in its first foray into the sector.

CORREXIKO collagen products enter UK market

Launched in the US in 2016, ethically sourced collagen brand CORREXIKO has now been made available in the UK.

Health & Her offers menopause support with new food supplement duo...

To coincide with World Menopause Month, Health & Her has launched what it says is a first-of-its-kind supplement range and new menopause app.

Viridian adds Astaxanthin to VMS range

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

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.

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.

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.

Vitamin D: MP warns ‘cheap way of tackling COVID’ is being...

MP and former cabinet minister David Davis says mounting evidence of the usefulness of vitamin D in tackling COVID-19 must not be ignored.  

The Protein Ball Co relaunches, placing focus on fitness

The Protein Ball Co has relaunched its brand to focus on the sports nutrition category, unveiling a fresh logo, packaging and new varieties.

Bravura Foods teams with CNP Professional

Bravura Foods has teamed with sports nutrition brand CNP Professional for its latest launch: a line of plant-based sports nutrition products.

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.

‘Planet first’ protein brand Protein Rebel launches

Start-up company Protein Rebel says it is aiming to revolutionize the protein shake market with the launch of its ‘planet-first’ protein brand designed to...

LQ Collagen expands Joint Care line-up

LQ Collagen has added two new products to its Joint Care line-up with Powder and Liquid Collagen to support bone and joint health.

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.