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October 2, 2013

Pharmaca Integrative Pharmacy on Monday announced that it has served nearly 400,000 children through its partnership with Vitamin Angels.

BOULDER, Colo. — Pharmaca Integrative Pharmacy on Monday announced that it has served nearly 400,000 children through its partnership with Vitamin Angels. Donations have added up to $98,000 since the start of the partnership in 2004, enough money to serve more than 395,000 people.      

September 16, 2013

The Council for Responsible Nutrition last week published the third edition of its “Vitamin and Mineral Safety” handbook.

WASHINGTON — The Council for Responsible Nutrition last week published the third edition of its “Vitamin and Mineral Safety” handbook. This publication provides science-based recommendations for establishing Tolerable Upper Intake Levels for supplemental sources of nutrients.

April 23, 2013

Luna, maker of the Whole Nutrition Bar for Women, today introduced Luna Carrot Cake, the newest offering in the line of snacks with select essential nutrients for women.

EMERYVILLE, Calif. — Luna, maker of the Whole Nutrition Bar for Women, today introduced Luna Carrot Cake, the newest offering in the line of snacks with select essential nutrients for women. Luna Carrot Cake is a cinnamon-spiced bar with carrots, walnuts, white soy chips and sweet raisins drizzled with vanilla icing.

March 6, 2013

The Nutritional Magnesium Association noted magnesium is an essential nutrient that helps absorb necessary nutritional supplements like vitamin D or calcium in response to a recent U.S. Preventive Services Task Force report that suggested supplementing with these ingredients may not help prevent bone fractures in postmenopausal women, while also increasing the risk of kidney stones.

LOS ANGELES — The Nutritional Magnesium Association on Wednesday noted magnesium is an essential nutrient that helps absorb necessary nutritional supplements like vitamin D or calcium in response to a recent U.S. Preventive Services Task Force report that suggested supplementing with these ingredients may not help prevent bone fractures in postmenopausal women, while also increasing the risk of kidney stones. 

July 10, 2012

Wonder has introduced a new bread for kids under its Smart bread line.

IRVING, Texas — Wonder has introduced a new bread for kids under its Smart bread line.

June 6, 2012

Abbott on Tuesday announced the launch of Ensure Clear, a nutrition beverage available in peach and blueberry pomegranate flavors that offers three times more protein than juice, according to the company, and 21 vitamins and minerals to help adults looking to fill dietary gaps.

ABBOTT PARK, Ill. — Abbott on Tuesday announced the launch of Ensure Clear, a nutrition beverage available in peach and blueberry pomegranate flavors that offers three times more protein than juice, according to the company, and 21 vitamins and minerals to help adults looking to fill dietary gaps.

December 6, 2011

Altrient is launching three new nutritional supplements that will be available on the company's website.

LAS VEGAS — Altrient is launching three new nutritional supplements that will be available on the company's website.

The company said the lineup includes:

  • Altrient C, a full-potency vitamin C formula (which touts 1,000 mg of vitamin C in each packet);

  • Altrient ME, which combines B vitamins, essential trace minerals and cinnamon extract to boost energy and reduce the harmful byproducts of cell metabolism (and contains 313.5 mg of the "metabolic enhancement" formula in each packet); and

February 8, 2011

Upsher-Smith has amplified its Nexa prenatal vitamin line with the launch of Nexa Select Rx.

MAPLE GROVE, Minn. — Upsher-Smith has amplified its Nexa prenatal vitamin line with the launch of Nexa Select Rx.

October 26, 2010

Abbott Nutrition is expanding its ZonePerfect line of products to include a treat for cookie...

ABBOTT PARK, Ill. Abbott Nutrition is expanding its ZonePerfect line of products to include a treat for cookie dough fans.

ZonePerfect cookie dough bars are available in chocolate chip, peanut butter and oatmeal raisin varieties. Each bar offers antioxidants, vitamins and minerals, and is an excellent source of protein, the company said.

 

September 29, 2010

Garden of Life has developed a chewable whole food multivitamin for kids that provides them...

WEST PALM BEACH, Fla. Garden of Life has developed a chewable whole food multivitamin for kids that provides them with essential nutrients and minerals.

Vitamin Code Kids are cherry-berry chewables that contain 22 organically grown fruits and veggies to provide immune support, digestive health, support for growing bones, mental and physical energy, and eye health, Garden of Life said.