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Vitamins Could Pose A Health Risk For Older Women
2011-10-11 07:20:31

A new study highlights concerns about the long-term use of vitamins in older people who do not have increased nutritional deficiencies, notably in women, whom authors say have an increased risk of death from taking too many vitamins and supplements. The study, conducted by researchers at the University of Minnesota and published Monday in the Archives of Internal Medicine, analyzed data from 39,000 women followed over nearly two decades and found that those who took multivitamins, vitamin...

2011-10-10 15:00:00

WASHINGTON, Oct. 10, 2011 /PRNewswire-USNewswire/ -- In response to the published study, "Dietary Supplements and Mortality Rate in Older Women(1)," published in the Archives of Internal Medicine (a publication of the American Medical Association), the Council for Responsible Nutrition (CRN), the leading trade association representing the dietary supplement industry, issued the following two-part statement: Statement by Duffy MacKay, N.D., vice president, scientific and regulatory affairs,...

2011-09-20 11:26:00

EL SEGUNDO, Calif., Sept. 20, 2011 /PRNewswire/ -- Consumers walking into any health food store are often faced with an overwhelming array of dietary supplements to choose from. To help them make the best selection to meet their individual health needs, Better Nutrition magazine (www.betternutrition.com) announces the winners of its fourth annual Best of Supplements Awards. The awards highlight 60 uniquely effective supplements from an array of companies known for producing extremely...

2011-09-12 09:00:00

HOUSTON, Sept. 12, 2011 /PRNewswire/ -- SABEResPODER and Bedoyecta® have joined forces to provide the Latino community with information about the importance of over the counter products in the U.S. This educational campaign also includes information about vitamins and supplements as well as information on how to properly take medicines that do not require a prescription. The campaign will run in the city of Houston through SABEResPODER's community touchpoints. It is...

2011-08-18 00:00:42

Wellness Resources Reports on the New Draft Guidance Which Threatens to Eliminate Access to Dietary Supplements Minneapolis, Minnesota (PRWEB) August 17, 2011 Senator Richard Durbin (D-Illinois) and the Food and Drug Administration (FDA) proposed their new draft guidance for the dietary supplement industry"”an act that threatens to eliminate consumers' right to access affordable, high-quality and safe dietary supplements. Wellness Resources and nationally-renowned Board Certified...

2011-04-13 16:25:00

WASHINGTON, April 13, 2011 /PRNewswire-USNewswire/ -- In response to a new government report on dietary supplement usage among U.S. adults from the Centers for Disease Control and Prevention/National Center for Health Statistics, the Council for Responsible Nutrition (CRN), the leading trade association representing the dietary supplement industry, issued the following statement. Statement by Steve Mister, President & CEO, CRN: "We're encouraged to see the government confirm what we've...

2010-12-15 10:53:00

--Industry demonstrates unity in support of agency actions, consumer safety-- WASHINGTON, Dec. 15, 2010 /PRNewswire-USNewswire/ -- The dietary supplement industry's leading trade associations today joined forces with FDA to support heightened efforts to address significant public health problems posed by products that are illegally marketed as dietary supplements but contain the same active ingredients as FDA-approved drugs or other ingredients that do not qualify as dietary...

2010-11-30 11:29:00

WASHINGTON, Nov. 30, 2010 /PRNewswire-USNewswire/ -- In response to the passage of S. 510, FDA Food Safety and Modernization Act (FDAFSMA) in the United States Senate, the Council for Responsible Nutrition (CRN), the leading trade association representing the dietary supplement industry, issued the following statement: Statement by Steve Mister, President & CEO, CRN: "CRN is pleased that the Senate today passed S. 510, FDA Food Safety Modernization Act (FDAFSMA). CRN and its member...

2010-10-30 00:00:04

In this 10-minute video, filmmaker Kevin P. Miller outlines why the Codex Alimentarius Commission, working under the auspices of the United Nations and the Food and Agricultural Organization, has become such a dangerous and bureaucratic nightmare, and why consumers need to educate themselves about what will happen if Codex standards are adopted worldwide. Los Angeles, CA (PRWEB) October 29, 2010 In his latest film, international award-winning filmmaker Kevin P. Miller (The Promised Land,...

2010-10-29 09:54:00

NORTHRIDGE, Calif., Oct. 29 /PRNewswire/ -- According to the 2010 Dietary Guidelines Advisory Committee, the majority of the American public is overfed or obese and yet under-nourished in several key nutrients(1). For people who try or want to maintain a healthy diet and lifestyle, but still lack key nutrients, it is important to seek the right vitamins from foods and select supplements from high-quality brands they can trust to fill this nutritional gap. To view the multimedia assets...