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

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 multi from Viridian aims to close nutritional gap for vegans

Viridian Nutrition has launched an Essential Vegan Multivitamin to close the nutritional gap for the rising number of people who follow a plant-based diet.

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'. 

Two apples a day help keep the cardiologist away

Eating two apples a day has been shown to help keep cholesterol down and fight heart disease risk, according to new research.

Viridian harnesses power of elderberry for winter wellness

Viridian Nutrition has created a potent immune-booster in the form of Organic Elderberry Extract + Vit C, designed to aid in recovery from colds and flu.

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'. 

Experts warn of high protein diet risks

Popular high protein diets have been shown to help people lose weight but could be putting long-term followers at risk of kidney damage, experts warn.   

Medterra CBD selection arrives in the UK

Offering a flavourless formula and promising to put an end to the ‘disgusting’ taste of traditional products, Medterra has launched its CBD oil into the UK.

Chuckling Goat aims for ultimate gut health

Drawing on recent evidence that gut bacteria requires 19 different types of fibre to remain healthy, Chuckling Goat has created a Complete Prebiotic powder.

BetterYou solves CBD ‘issues’ in new oral spray

BetterYou has harnessed the power of cannabidiol in a first-of-its-kind CBD Oral Spray that offers better bioavailability with none of the CBD taste. 

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.

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.

Viridian launches bladder health solution

The latest product from Viridian Nutrition is Organic Icelandic Angelica Leaf Extract - a natural solution to urinary incontinence. 

Solgar’s new Ultibio Immune offers winter protection

The latest product from Solgar is Ultibio Immune, an innovative formula scientifically proven to support the immune system during cold winter months.

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. 

The Restored launches quartet of supplements

Following three years of scientific research, a new line of supplements has launched onto the market to address sleep, movement, mindset and nutrition.

Lifeplan invests nearly £1MN in its Lutterworth facility

VMS manufacturer Lifeplan Products Limited has invested £990,000 in a ten-month expansion project designed to boost productivity by a significant 50%.

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.

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.