Health & Nutrition

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

Living Nutrition comes Alive

Living Nutrition has introduced three new kefir-kombucha fermentation activated products to its Alive Collection of supplements.

Welcome to the Garden of Life

Launching with a series of events at Whole Foods, Kinetic has introduced US brand Garden of Life to the UK with a range of organic supplements.

BetterYou develops vitamin D3, K2 spray

New from BetterYou comes the DLux+ Vitamin D + K2 Oral Spray designed to support bone health.

New pesticide data is in ‘sharp contrast’ with previous claims

Delegates at the Royal Society of Medicine have heard that the true extent of pesticide use is at odds with the claims of the pesticide industry.

‘Innovation must be responsible’ says BetterYou

At the NHT Summit in Manchester BetterYou delivered a seminar to brands and retailers on innovation, trends and what’s to come for the VMS market.

Comvita creates Apple Cider Drinking Vinegar

Comvita has launched a new ready-to-drink Apple Cider Drinking Vinegar, designed to give a refreshing twist to the health store favourite.

Lifeplan introduces Super Herbs range

New from Lifeplan comes a range of Super Herbs high strength one-a-day botanicals.

Nature’s Bounty lands in the UK

Nature’s Bounty, a leading US brand under the $3 billion business portfolio of commercial giant NBTY Company, introduces products to UK for the first time.

Bio-Kult has a passion for TV

Probiotic brand Bio-Kult has launched its first ever TV advert inspired by its “passionate retailers”.

NattoPharma launches MenaQ7 Full Spectrum K2

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.

Edinburgh start-up launches BrainZyme

Better Nutritional Science has created a brain food supplement range, BrainZyme, to support clearer thinking and boost energy.

Natural health supporters fight NHS proposal

Supporters of natural medicine are calling on NHS England to abandon its proposal to stop funding prescriptions for homeopathy and herbal medicines.

KOTU baym Naturals launches first product

Natural and organic healthcare start-up KOTU baym Naturals has launched its first product in the shape of a natural decongestant.

News in brief

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...

Wiley’s Finest partners with Baby Lifeline

Wiley’s Finest has partnered with Baby Lifeline for the ‘Nourish Every moment’ prenatal campaign, which runs until the end of September.

CherryActive rebrands as Active Edge

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 PLUS to the rescue

RESCUE has added two new products to its RESCUE PLUS sub-brand: RESCUE PLUS Dropper and Spray.

News in brief

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...

ESSNA wants public to report ‘dodgy’ sports nutrition products

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.

Supplementation “virtually eliminated” nutritional shortfalls in US study

A study published last week in open access journal Nutrients provide further evidence that frequent use of multivitamins and mineral supplements decreases nutritional deficiencies.