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Dietary Supplements: 2016 Year in Review

Tuesday, December 06, 2016

"In 2016, the dietary supplement industry took proactive measures to stay ahead of controversy and to reaffirm consumers’ trust in the industry, including taking measures to increase transparency, prevent adulteration and expand the market via research and innovation.

Several reports in 2016 showed industry’s efforts are paying off. Seventy-one percent of U.S. adults—more than 170 million—take dietary supplements, according to the most recent annual survey conducted by Ipsos Public Affairs on behalf of the Council for Responsible Nutrition (CRN). Results of the 2016 CRN Consumer Survey on Dietary Supplements showed energy (30 percent) has risen to become the No. 2 reason for taking supplements among supplement users, behind only “for overall health and wellness benefits" (42 percent), which remains top of mind."

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Source: Natural Products Insider