Latest News on Vitamins and Health

Vitaminwater Lawsuit Shines Spotlight on Vitamin-Enhanced Water Category
Wednesday July 31st 2013, 1:18 PM

As news surrounding Vitaminwater's lawsuit spreads, the spotlight on this brand has caused consumers and the media to question the true benefits of products within the vitamin-enhanced beverage category. ... [News Source]

Consider supplements according to need
Wednesday July 31st 2013, 10:57 AM

Rickets, scurvy, pellagra, beriberi. These diseases caused by vitamin deficiencies are exceedingly rare in the United States. [News Source]

Consider supplements according to need
Wednesday July 31st 2013, 10:25 AM

Rickets, scurvy, pellagra, beriberi. These diseases caused by vitamin deficiencies are exceedingly rare in the United States. [News Source]

The mystery of bee colony collapse.
Wednesday July 31st 2013, 10:00 AM

What's tipping honeybee populations into huge annual die-offs? For years, a growing body of evidence has pointed to a group of insecticides called neonicotinoids. But according to a new peer-reviewed paper, neonicotinoids aren't the only pesticides that might be undermining bee health. [News Source]

Cuomo signs law banning shark fin sales.
Wednesday July 31st 2013, 10:00 AM

Following the lead of several other states, Gov. Andrew M. Cuomo signed a bill on Friday banning the possession, sale and — presumably — the ingestion of shark fins, signaling the death knell for a traditional Chinatown delicacy: shark fin soup. [News Source]

Research and Markets: 2013 Report on the Vitamin C Industry: A Global Analysis with a Focus on China's Involvement in …
Wednesday July 31st 2013, 7:26 AM

Research and Markets has announced the addition of the "2013 In-Depth Research Report on the Global and Chinese Vitami [News Source]

Cellucor to Perform Product Training for Vitamin Shoppe Retail Team at this Week’s Vitamin Shoppe Product Training Expo
Wednesday July 31st 2013, 5:16 AM

The Vitamin Shoppe is promoting vendor-customer service relationships through its Vitamin Shoppe Product Training Expo. Cellucor is seizing this opportunity to connect with store team members from the esteemed retailer. (PRWeb July 31, 2013) Read the full story at http://www.prweb.com/releases/2013/7/prweb10981196.htm [News Source]

Introducing Two New Multi-Vitamin Formulas Specifically for the Unique Health Needs of Men and Women
Wednesday July 31st 2013, 3:49 AM

Life Science Nutritionals (LSN) is pleased to announce the launch of two new multi-vitamin formulas geared to the specific health needs of men and women. The new Adult Essentials Multi-Vitamins for Men and Multi-Vitamin for Women are now available on store shelves across Canada. (PRWeb July 31, 2013) Read the full story at http://www.prweb.com/releases/2013/7/prweb10977744.htm [News Source]

A sea of B's
Wednesday July 31st 2013, 3:16 AM

Once thought to be a single vitamin such as Vitamin C, the B Vitamins are a complex of chemically related compounds, always found in groupings in nature. Vitamins are extremely complex organic substances that are needed in small amounts (not mega-dose amounts), yet are essential for life. These vitamins are powerful in action, but are dependent upon other factors to be absorbed by the body. They ... [News Source]

A decade of legal GM soy in Brazil.
Tuesday July 30th 2013, 10:00 AM

Ten years ago, Brazil yielded to agribusiness pressure and legalised the cultivation of genetically modified soy. Today it is the world’s second-leading producer of GM crops, surpassed only by the United States. Transgenic soy had been grown clandestinely in Brazil since the second half of the 1990s. [News Source]

Bill seeks to halt bee-killing pesticides in US.
Tuesday July 30th 2013, 10:00 AM

Two Congressional Democrats have co-sponsored new legislation called the Save America’s Pollinators Act of 2013 to take emergency action to save the remaining bees in the U.S., and in turn, the U.S. food supply. [News Source]

Stir-fried greens produce cancer-causing toxin, study finds.
Tuesday July 30th 2013, 10:00 AM

Hongkongers are being urged to eat fewer stir-fried greens after a study found they account for half the local intake of a potentially cancer-causing substance. [News Source]