Content about Nutrition

February 1, 2011

Pharmacy and health policy advocates endlessly tout the cost-saving 
benefits of improved medication adherence. In January, CVS Caremark put more teeth into that argument with some dramatic new findings that should get the attention of every health plan payer.


February 1, 2011

Among people who use dietary supplements, the most popular products in 2010 were fish oil, multivitamins, vitamin D, calcium and Co Q10, according to a survey released Tuesday by ConsumerLab.com.

February 1, 2011

According to the Calorie Control Council, an international association representing the low-calorie and reduced-fat food and beverage industry, a focus on weight-gain prevention will help shape dieting attitudes in 2011.

February 1, 2011

Hollywood, Fla. — The chain that wants to be the top retail destination for wellness has added another plank to its accessible care platform.


Walgreens has allied with the Diabetes Research Institute Foundation to launch a new partnership aimed at helping an estimated 200,000-plus Broward County, Fla., residents affected by diabetes. The new initiative, called Diabetes Research Institute Live Well Broward County, is a joint effort of the DRIF, Walgreens, LifeScan and South Florida physicians.


January 31, 2011

The National Advertising Division of the Council of Better Business Bureaus on Friday recommended that online distributor Supple Beverages discontinue a wide range of advertising claims for its Supple liquid glucosamine/chondroitin supplement, including weight-loss claims and speed-of-action claims.

January 31, 2011

Comparison shopping across blood-glucose meters couldn’t be easier than at Walgreens.

January 31, 2011

Addressing the obesity epidemic in the United States, the Department of Agriculture and Department of Health and Human Services unveiled the 2010 Dietary Guidelines for Americans.

January 28, 2011

Supermarket and retail pharmacy chain Hy-Vee is marking American Heart Month in February with a special ad circular.

January 26, 2011

The American Diabetes Association on Tuesday released its year-in-review for 2010 regarding progress being made in the diabetes field.

January 26, 2011

Yoplait Fiber One is introducing a 50-calorie yogurt for health-conscious consumers looking for a guilt-free treat.

January 26, 2011

Henkel's Dial brand has launched for 2011 a collection of NutriSkin lotions with BioNutrients.

January 25, 2011

Parlaying off of the success of energy shots, iChill Beverages hopes to offer a relaxation alternative with the iChill relaxation shot, introduced last week at the ECRM Vitamin, Diet and Sports Nutrition conference.

January 25, 2011

Orgain introduced the first certified organic ready-to-drink meal replacement last week at the ECRM Vitamin, Diet and Sports Nutrition conference.

January 25, 2011

Stater Bros. is helping customers find which vitamin supplements are best for them.

January 24, 2011

In an effort to curb obesity rates in the United States, two lobbying groups announced a joint effort to fight the epidemic.

January 24, 2011

Biotab Nutraceuticals last week showcased an Extenze line extension — an energy-shot delivery format — at the ECRM Vitamin, Diet and Sports Nutrition conference here.

January 21, 2011

Obesity rates continue to soar among the U.S. population, particularly in children. And the result, the Centers for Disease Control and Prevention reported, leads both to “psychosocial problems and to cardiovascular risk factors, such as hypertension, high cholesterol and abnormal glucose tolerance or diabetes.”

January 21, 2011

The beginning of a new year is weight-loss season, and to help those who made such a resolution track their progress, this Target store in Rogers, Ark., featured scales on an endcap.

January 20, 2011

Direct-to-consumer distributor Herbalife on Wednesday named longtime Council for Responsible Nutrition executive Andrew Shao to the post of VP global product science and safety, effective March 7.

January 20, 2011

Clif Bar on Wednesday introduced several new chocolate flavors across its Luna line of nutritional bars for women in time for Valentine’s Day. Luna Bar offers chocolate-dipped coconut and chocolate chunk varieties, while Luna Protein introduces mint chocolate chip and chocolate flavors.

January 20, 2011

Almost half of shoppers surveyed by HealthFocus International believed that food manufacturers should clearly state their products' contents, especially calories, fat and sodium content.

January 17, 2011

A new study published in BioMed Central's open-access journal, Reproductive Health, found that essential fatty acids may reduce premenstrual syndrome symptoms among women.

January 13, 2011

Supervalu on Thursday announced the expansion of its exclusive in-store nutritional navigation program, "nutrition iQ," to include the fresh food departments and more robust nutrition information for the center store.

January 12, 2011

A program developed by the National Community Pharmacists Association and the American Association of Diabetes Educators seeks to educate pharmacists on how to help teach patients to better manage their diabetes.

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