The latest product from NattoPharma is its MenaQ7 Full Spectrum K2, the first vitamin K2 product to deliver to deliver a gamut of menaquinone isomers.
Health & Nutrition
Bringing the natural and organic products industry the latest health and nutrition news from around the UK and Ireland.
Better Nutritional Science has created a brain food supplement range, BrainZyme, to support clearer thinking and boost energy.
Supporters of natural medicine are calling on NHS England to abandon its proposal to stop funding prescriptions for homeopathy and herbal medicines.
Natural and organic healthcare start-up KOTU baym Naturals has launched its first product in the shape of a natural decongestant.
Cold-pressed drinks company MOJU has introduced a new Acerola Cherry Booster Shot to its range. Truede has introduced all-natural vegan Turkish Delight in a grab-and-go box in two flavours: Rose and Mixed, which includes apple, pomegranate, lemon and orange. Sugar Free Karma Cola has launched within a selection of Jamie’s Italian and Barbecoa and the brand has also […]
Wiley’s Finest has partnered with Baby Lifeline for the ‘Nourish Every moment’ prenatal campaign, which runs until the end of September.
Functional health and fitness brand CherryActive has announced a rebrand, with new-look packaging, a new product pipeline and a fresh name: Active Edge.
RESCUE has added two new products to its RESCUE PLUS sub-brand: RESCUE PLUS Dropper and Spray.
Whole Earth has increased the distribution of its Power Balls sports and nutrition snack with its first supermarket listing, with Sainsbury’s. Wellaby’s gluten-free and vegan Simple Bakes snacks are now being listed by selected Waitrose stores as well as Ocado. Co-op has listed two Divine Chocolate impulse bars: The Divine Dark Chocolate Caramel bar, and […]
A new campaign to educate the public on all things sports nutrition has been launched by the industry trade association to ensure consumer safety and good health.
A study published last week in open access journal Nutrients provide further evidence that frequent use of multivitamins and mineral supplements decreases nutritional deficiencies.
The Advertising Standards Authority ruled this week that use of the phrase ‘long life’ in a promotional poster for a kefir drink breached advertising rules.
This month sees the launch of a new conference designed to encourage Scottish businesses to take advantage of the burgeoning sports and nutrition market.
“Landmark” research carried out at Sydney’s Victor Chang Cardiac Research Institute could in future prevent miscarriages and multiple types of birth defects, in what is being claimed to be one of the most significant discoveries in pregnancy research.
Pukka Herbs responds to the article EFSA health warning to frequent consumers of herbal teas and supplements published 3 August 2017, Natural Products Industry News/Natural Products Global. What are pyrrolizidine alkaloids? Pyrrolizidine alkaloids (PAs) are a group of natural plant compounds found in more than 6000 species, particularly weeds, where the compound acts to deter predators. […]
Exposure to pyrrolizidine alkaloids in food, in particular for frequent and high consumers of tea and herbal infusions, is a possible long-term concern for human health due to their potential carcinogenicity, say scientists at the European Food Safety Authority (EFSA).
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
Viridian Nutrition is supporting an exhibition called Free Spirit by vegan artist David Dane, who uses cruelty-free art materials to create his work.
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 K2 intake in haemodialysis patients was estimated as being 40% lower than in the healthy participant group. The study, based in Lebanon, investigated if there was a correlation between vitamin […]
Following the publication of a study from the University of Surrey, worldwide health authorities are being urged to rethink guidance around vitamin D.
Zero Green celebrates first year with new look
March 22, 2019 Jane Wolfe
Bristol eco store Zero Green underwent a transformation earlier this month, reopening in time to celebrate its one-year anniversary.
Dig the SOiL
Veld Botanicals has introduced its new brand SOil to the UK market, offering a range of organic aromatherapy products.
Responsible capitalism: a manifesto
Following his acceptance of the Award for Responsible Capitalism, Riverford Organic founder Guy Singh-Watson explains why receiving the award gave him mixed feelings.
Guy Singh-Watson calls out capitalism in front of royalty
The 18th Award for Responsible Capitalism has been presented to Guy Singh-Watson by publishing group First, in a ceremony attended by HRH Princess Anne. But the decision to accept the award, says the Riverford Organic’s founder, was ‘a difficult one’.
Sparking the passion, naturally
February 19, 2019 Sharna Waid
With Valentine’s Day on the horizon, it’s a momentous time of love and lust. With a broadening range of sexual wellbeing products on the market, Sharna Waid looks into which natural remedies retailers should be exploring to support and empower their female customers’ confidence in the bedroom
A nation on the move
Kate Miller looks at the main aggravators of joint pain and uncovers how the public’s well-intentioned New Year’s resolutions can often lead to injuries come spring
The power of sour
While not yet mainstream, and certainly not new, fermented foods were heralded as one of the big trends of 2018 and continue to work their way onto the shelves of independent retailers up and down the country. Hayley Coristine investigates the qualities that are helping this ancient food technology gain wider appeal (more…)
Best bar none
With small chocolate producers choosing to trade directly, Jane Wolfe takes a look at the rise in artisan bean to bar chocolatiers who are putting cocoa farmers’ welfare before profit
AQUA Carpatica, the only naturally nitrate-free & lowest sodium water
AQUA Carpatica, a premium quality natural mineral water, dedicated to the most demanding health conscious people, babies and expectant mothers, organic food lovers and active lifestylers. AQUA Carpatica is nature’s most perfect mineral water, naturally Nitrate-free and the lowest Sodium level of any bottled natural mineral water on earth; the first of its kind in […]
As Europe braces itself for a winter flu outbreak, protect yourself with Sambucol and the power of black elderberry.
Experts across Europe have warned the EU to brace itself for a bad flu season this winter. A new vaccine has been produced which is effective in fighting H3N2, the flu strain likely to hit the region this year; however, the vaccine is generally available for free to over 65s, pregnant women, those with an […]
Mineral-rich New Zealand volcanic mud delivers instant illumination for your skin
It may seem counter-intuitive to apply mud to your skin in order to cleanse it, but the skin-enhancing benefits of mineral-rich mud have been harnessed for beauty treatments all over the world for centuries. Antipodes® uses white volcanic mud sourced from central New Zealand’s dramatic central plateau in its new Halo Skin-Brightening Facial Mud Mask […]
Setting Industry standards for Golden quality CBD Products
Over the past few years Hemp and its CBD-rich extracts have made a stunning entrance to the nutraceutical business. More and more people are now commenting on the wonderful health benefits of supplementing their diet with natural phytocannabinoids and new CBD oil brands pop-up regularly as a result.