Natural and organic healthcare start-up KOTU baym Naturals has launched its first product in the shape of a natural decongestant.
Health & Nutrition
Bringing the natural and organic products industry the latest health and nutrition news from around the UK and Ireland.
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.
A new study into the effects of prebiotics on children who are overweight has found that consumption of oligofructose-enriched inulin reduces body fat.
OptiBac Probiotics has created a new online educational tool to help clear up the many misunderstandings that occur around probiotics.
East Yorkshire VMS manufacturer Bee Health Ltd has topped off a period of growth by being named in the 1000 Companies to Inspire Britain 2017 report.
Eat more red meat to help fight climate change, Holden urges
August 23, 2019 Jim Manson
Eating more red meat, not less – so long as it comes from sustainable grassland systems – could help climate change, says Patrick Holden.
As Nature Intended to launch Dulwich branch
As Nature Intended has announced the opening of its new Dulwich store on Saturday 7 September, which will bring its total shop count to seven.
Bravura develops sparkling CBD drink line
Vegan food distributor Bravura Foods has created The Leaf Life, a three-strong line of CBD-infused drinks to meet the growing demand for the ingredient.
Whole Earth readies biggest ever ad campaign
Whole Earth’s new outdoor and digital advertising campaign is set to kick off next week in a bid to highlight the versatility of peanut butter.
July 17, 2019 Hayley Coristine
The UK’s biggest celebration of all things organic is back. Hayley Coristine finds out what’s happening for Organic September this year.
As Generation Snowflake transitions us away from the stiff upper lip of Britain’s past, Matt Chittock explores how society is opening up about mental health
Children of the (green) revolution
From screen time to sugar to sedentary lifestyles, there are many aspects of modern living which give parents cause for concern.
Beyond the little bottles
From yoghurt drinks to ‘happy bacteria’ skincare, probiotics are a hot topic – but beyond the little bottles consumer confusion is rife.
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 […]
The Health Store Open Day is back!
The Health Store’s ever popular Open Day makes a welcome return on Sunday 8th September. Paul Rideout, Sales & Marketing Manager at the Health Store, explains “The Open Day is back by popular demand! This will be our 8th Open Day since we launched the event back in 2009 and it is more popular than […]
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.