Traditional herbal remedies involve the use of plants to help improve overall health and wellness. Seeds, leaves, stems, bark, roots and flowers are all used within traditional herbal remedies over the course of their existence. The supplements are often delivered in tablet and capsule form, while also being present in herbal teas and drinks.
Botanical supplements are created using a plant or part of a plant valued for its therapeutic properties, flavour or scent. Often also referred to as herbal supplements, products made from botanicals which are used to maintain or improve health may also be referred to as phytomedicines.
The dietary supplements market, which includes vitamins, herbs, enzymes, amino acids and minerals is booming within the UK. According to a report in Optimum Nutrition Magazine, the nutritional supplement marketing in the UK in 2016 was valued at £431 million.
The word wellness begins with ancient roots. As a modern concept, wellness has gained popularity since the 1950’s, when the writings of an informal network pf physicians and thinkers in the USA largely shaped the way we conceptualize and talk about wellness today.
The health and wellness industry is currently worth around $3.7 trillion dollars, according to a Global Wellness Institute Estimate, which has caught the eye of leading retailers. Since October 2016, the global wellness industry grew by 10.6% within the last 10 years. In 2013, the market was estimated to be around a $3.36 trillion market, […]
At a recent HI China 2018 show, insights on trends in sports nutrition were broadcast to an audience of thousands during a presentation titled: “Active nutrition: sports meet healthy lifestyles”.
Omega 3’s benefits have once again been highlighted in a Norwegian study demonstrating the positive effect a maternal diet rich in the omega can have on a child’s problem-solving abilities. The researchers behind the findings suggested that a mothers’ intake of omega 3 fatty acid DHA (docosahexaenoic acid) during pregnancy was associated with an infant’s […]
No matter how unique, novel or sparkly the product, stand-out packaging is vital for both sales and manufacturers. They must invest in eye catching, smart branding and design due to the ever-growing industry.
When reading the back of food supplement labels, you may notice that a list of other ingredients is listed under the term ‘excipients’. Excipients are inactive ingredients which are added to supplements to help the manufacturing process and stabilization.
Active, performance and sports nutrition summit 2018 This week Sales Director Matt Banks is in Rotterdam attending the latest Bridge2Food summit. The summit is not only an exhibition for those within the sports nutrition industry to network and meet new businesses but learn about innovation and updates within the market. Matt is attending the summit […]
Supplements are no longer associated with just bodybuilders or the over 50’s. With the rise of concern for general well-being becoming apparent within the millennial generation which is over 75 million strong, the supplement industry is seeing a surge in demand for health boosting vitamins and minerals; as well as several new companies swooping in.