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

Potter’s targets mind health

Potter’s Herbals has created two remedies to target stress and support memory following research which found 92% of people in the UK suffer from stress.

Iron levels in young women ‘not particularly encouraging’

At the latest APPG meeting the issue of iron levels in young women was explored; over 50% of teenage girls and 25% of adult women have low iron in-takes.

Manuka Doctor launches VMS line

Manuka Doctor has unveiled Manuka Plus, what it says is the first vitamin supplement range to contain high strength MGO300 manuka honey.

New carrier oils from Maharishi Ayurveda

Maharishi Ayurveda has launched a new range of 12 carrier oils for home use, each with its own benefits and therapeutic properties.

Seven Seas sails close to the wind

A complaint about a Seven Seas print advert for the brand’s supplement Perfect 7 Renewal Advanced, published in in 2018, has been upheld by the Advertising Standards Authority (ASA).

Stay calm and rested with Unbeelievable Health

Unbeelievable Health has introduced two new supplements to its range -- Bee Calm & Bee Rested -- using plant and botanical-sourced ingredients.

Entries open for inaugural ESSNA sports nutrition awards

The European Specialist Sports Nutrition Alliance (ESSNA) has today announced that entries are open for its first awards, designed to celebrate and honour the outstanding brands, organizations and ambassadors active in the sports nutrition sector.

IADSA launches online VMS resource

The London-based International Alliance of Dietary/Food Supplement Associations (IADSA) has introduced a new online information resource, Mind the Gap, designed to facilitate more effective communication about the benefits of dietary supplements.

Canadian CBD brand Kanabia launches in the UK

Kanabia CBD products are now available to the UK market through Kinetic Natural Product Distributor.

Power Health expands operations

Family-run health and wellbeing product manufacturer Power Health is eyeing future growth with a major facilities expansion.

GeoSilica Iceland launches in UK

Now available to the UK market through Ecobrands Ltd comes geoSilica, a range of award-winning silica supplements from Iceland.

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.

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 focuses on heart health

Viridian Nutrition says it is putting heart health at the top of the agenda with the recent launch of its Cardio Multi.

The suboptimal diet sending us to an early grave

A new report published in The Lancet on 3 April has shown suboptimal daily diet to be a bigger killer than smoking, with poor nutrition now accounting for one in five deaths worldwide.

Australian Bush Flower Essences reveals rebrand

Australian Bush Flower Essences has created new-look packaging as part of its wider growth strategy to appeal to new audiences and encourage consumers to try flower remedies.

OTO brings ‘first of a kind’ CBD line to market

Originating in the US, OTO is a new range of high-concentration CBD products set to launch in the UK this month with three essential oil CBD roll-ons: Focus, Amplify and Balance.

Bam Organic adds to shake range, revamps packs

Bam Organic has added two new shakes to its all-natural Active high protein range and has undertaken a major pack redesign.

BetterYou creates first vegan supplement spray

In what it states is a world first, BetterYou has unveiled an oral spray specifically designed to support those on a vegan diet.

New Nordic keeps trim with Seaweed Diet

The latest product from New Nordic is Seaweed Diet, described as a unique dietary supplement containing a combination of wakame and extract of Norwegian seaweed.