Following three years of scientific research, a new line of supplements has launched onto the market to address sleep, movement, mindset and nutrition.
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.
Swedish-based New Nordic has extended its range of supplements with what it claims are the world’s first Apple Cider Gummies.
Manuka Doctor has unveiled Manuka Plus, what it says is the first vitamin supplement range to contain high strength MGO300 manuka honey.
Unbeelievable Health has introduced two new supplements to its range — Bee Calm & Bee Rested — using plant and botanical-sourced ingredients.
Lewis Ryan has taken over from Steve Ryan as managing director of Bridlington-based vitamin and supplement manufacturer Bee Health.
After 18 months of building refurbishment, As Nature Intended has reopened its Balham store – the first branch to open without any plastic bags.
Family-run health and wellbeing product manufacturer Power Health is eyeing future growth with a major facilities expansion.
Now available to the UK market through Ecobrands Ltd comes geoSilica, a range of award-winning silica supplements from Iceland.
From the humble pea to the mighty sunflower, plant-based sources of protein are gaining ground. Jo Caird examines the market and reports on a new public-facing campaign aimed at educating protein consumers (more…)
UK health supplements wholesaler HTC Health has boosted its portfolio with the inclusion of 30 new lines.
HTC Health has donated a variety of its Clean Performance Nutrition products to the Peaky Minders, a group of individuals who are taking on the 4 Peaks Challenge for charity.
This month saw the launch of Health & Her, a new online information and shopping portal focusing on female health, specifically the menopause.
Health food retailers, brand-owners and campaigners in Ireland have been celebrating a decision to defer the imposition a new 23% VAT rate on food supplements.
Norwegian supplement brand OG Science + Wellbeing has launched in the UK with its flagship product OG ØMEGA-3 PLUS.
Your body was created to eat, process, and derive its nutrition from food—real, healthy food. Garden of life® are fanatical about food. The core ethos is that they always start with real foods and these (foods) provide the formulas, the power to be at their best. Completely free of any synthetically created, chemical breakthroughs from […]
Supplement specialist BioCare has announced a new influencer partnership with health and food blogger Madeleine Shaw in a bid to attract a younger audience to the brand.
Industry organizations have joined forces to oppose plans by the Irish Government to introduce a tax on probiotics and omega-3 from 1 March.
Supplements brand BioCare becomes the second brand to partner with nutritional therapist and blogger Madeleine Shaw in two months.
The Health Food Manufacturers Association has written a formal letter of complaint to the BBC about a controversial BBC2 Horizon programme about the food supplements industry.
Defra draws up advisory note for organic industry ahead of possible no-deal Brexit
September 16, 2019 Jane Wolfe
Defra has issued an advisory note for the UK’s organic bodies to distribute among companies in the industry in case of a no-deal exit from Europe.
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.
Rapid uptake of plastic alternatives could increase pollution, MPs warn
The rapid uptake of compostable and biodegradable plastic alternatives could be making marine pollution worse, a committee of Parliamentarians has warned.
How the market turned us into ‘passive consumers of crap’
Pointless choice: Riverford Organic founder Guy Singh-Watson on ‘how brilliantly the market excels at turning us all into passive consumers’.
A tale of two toothbrushes
August 28, 2019 Ross Harris
The UK has a problem, and it’s not just the occasional toothache. Rosie Greenaway books an appointment with the dental care industry to find out what attempts are being made to take the plastic out of periodontology (more…)
Jane Wolfe discovers that consumers are shunning traditional meal times and seeking out tasty but guilt-free, convenient snacks that nutritionally enhance their diet (more…)
Kate Miller talks to the experts about the prevalence of urinary tract infections, old wives’ tales which lead to common misconceptions, and the new smartphone-powered technology which could represent the future of urinalysis (more…)
The UK’s biggest celebration of all things organic is back. Hayley Coristine finds out what’s happening for Organic September this year.
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 […]
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 […]
Tooth powder as a powerful ally for your dental health
My Oradent tooth powder is neither a drug nor a medicine. Suitable for all consumers and also for vegans and vegetarians. Why in powder form? Studies have shown that tooth powder can be more effective at removing plaque than toothpaste. Plus, My Oradent does not contain fluoride, is non-toxic and is also safe for children. […]
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 […]