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Study: Do vegetarian diets impact growth outcomes for kids?

By Mary Ellen Shoup

Children following vegetarian diets have similar growth and biochemical measures of nutrition compared to children consuming non-vegetarian diets, but are more likely to be underweight, according to a new study from researchers in Toronto.

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FDA slams Delta-8 THC sellers over claims

By Hank Schultz

FDA came down hard on purveyors of Delta-8 THC and CBD products that were making disease claims on the substances. The Agency also reiterated the reasons it believes Delta-8 is not a suitable ingredient for products marketed as supplements.

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Blueberries show cognitive benefits in study

By Hank Schultz

A new study has suggested that whole blueberry powder provided cognitive benefits in older individuals with insulin resistance and a heightened risk of future dementia.

The new survey of endurance athletes (cyclists, runners & triathletes) showed that 78% were using dietary supplements to support health, enhance performance, and improve sleep.   Image © Klaus Vedfelt / Getty Images

Almost 80% of endurance athletes use supplements: Survey

By Stephen Daniells

Dietary supplement use is very high among endurance athletes, with older athletes using the products, says a new study that suggests opportunity to develop age-specific products for this population.

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Soup-To-Nuts Podcast: Riding the fast-rising wave of plant-based seafood

By Elizabeth Crawford

While plant-based beef patties and grounds, pork sausages and chicken nuggets abound, seafood alternatives are still relatively scare – representing a significant, and fast-growing, opportunity that innovators and investors alike are moving quickly to...

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