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Beyond diet, but before drugs

Beyond diet, but before drugs

There is huge potential for nutraceutical products with proven efficacy and substantiated health benefits to be used as ‘powerful tools’ in preventing and reversing medical conditions. But, it is vital to have proper definitions and standardised regulations for use, say researchers who note consumers are often confused by the term ‘nutraceutical’.
Consumer Groups Still Concerned About Labelling

Consumer Groups Still Concerned About Labelling

The vast growth of the dietary supplement industry around the world continues to show that tighter regulation around labelling may be necessary. Wh...
Using Nutrition to Target Disease

Using Nutrition to Target Disease

A new study proposes a novel approach to manipulate genes using a self-assembling platform that delivers nucleic acids to distinct subsets of cells. The new modular platform offers a robust biological approach -- and may hold the key to the future of personalized medicine.
Unidentified capsules found in children's multivitamin bottle

Unidentified capsules found in children's multivitamin bottle

It's better to err on the side of caution, so have a look at the contents of your supplements before downing them. Recently, a bottle of Flintstone...
NutraIngredients.com examines polyphenol intake study

NutraIngredients.com examines polyphenol intake study

Higher intakes of dietary phenolic acids, abundant in the Mediterranean diet, are associated with blood pressure, according to a new study in Nutrients.

LED light may be more efficient than sunlight at producing vitamin D3 in skin.

Research published in Scientific Reports shows that light from RayVio's 293nm ultraviolet (UV) LED is more efficient than sunlight at producing vit...

OMNS Editor Andrew W. Saul objects to misleading news coverage of supplement safety

So where are the bodies?

In hospitals, that's where. Within the United States, every single year, 225,000 people are killed in hospitals, by hospitals. That is over 600 dead each day.

Let's recap:

  • 275,000 supplement phone calls, and not one death.
  • 225,000 hospital-caused deaths, and nary a ripple of concern in the media.