Aging Populations and Sports Nutrition Continue to Boost Joint and Bone Health Supplements
According to the US Census Bureau, as of April 2014 the baby boomer population in the United States stands at 65.2 million. This number represents nearly one-quarter of the entire US population. Many baby boomers have begun to reach the retirement age of 65 and are realizing the importance of personal health care and maintaining their independence, leading to a sharp rise in interest in areas connected to mobility, such as bone and joint health.
Antioxidants: Why These Products Continue to Thrive in the Nutritional Supplement Industry
Just a decade ago, the general idea of taking antioxidants for daily health was not even a thought in most consumers' minds. Even though the antioxidant properties of vitamins and nutrients have been investigated as far back as the 1920s, it is only in the past decade or so that antioxidant supplementation has become widely popularized. With the rise of the nutritional supplement industry and the development of new formulations, the numerous health benefits of antioxidants have garnered increasing recognition.
Skin Care: How Retailers and Manufacturers Can Take the Next Step
Skin care has always been an important component of health, but its significance extends far beyond beauty products and cosmetics. Many people today are paying closer attention to their skin and the nutritional supplement industry has taken notice, responding with innovations in skin care and providing many choices for consumers when it comes to this crucial component of modern health.
The Singapore Market: Translating a Growing Area into Success for Nutritional Supplements
The successful marketing of nutritional supplements in a certain region eventually boils down to the consumer. Societal trends including affluence of a particular area, standard of living, and wages will play a direct role in a company’s ability to penetrate new market areas. The entire Pacific Asian region has an estimated worth of US$11 billion and is expected to grow to US$28.5 billion by 2016. It contains many major players in the nutritional supplement industry including China, Australia, and India. But one emerging country that is playing a key role as a growing place of business—and as a bridge to the other areas in the region—is Singapore.
Cornering the Protein Market: Knowing the Different Protein Powders that are Fueling Sports Nutrition
Everyone knows that protein is a crucial part of daily nutrition. The body uses protein in many ways to fuel both your daily health and to build a foundation towards your future health. A component used in every cell of body, protein helps repair tissue and builds muscle. It is also vital for maintaining and building stronger bones, muscles, cartilage, and skin. Protein is also considered a macronutrient, meaning your body needs larger amounts of it. Your body does not store protein like it does carbohydrates or fat, so there is a real need to supplement protein in your daily diet.