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Supplements & functional ingredients Supplements & functional ingredients health-boosting


health-boosting supplements


An ocean of An ocean of


At a time when health and wellness have soared to the top of the consumer agenda, more people are turning to supplements to maintain optimum health and boost their immune systems. Jim Banks speaks to Natural Algae Astaxanthin Association CEO Alan Levine and chairman Bob Capelli, and Ellen Schutt, executive director at the Global Organisation for EPA and DHA omega-3s, about the role marine supplements play in personal health.


I n the grip of a global pandemic, consumers are


a boom in the sales of dietary supplements that boost the immune system and keep people in


in particular has seen a sharp rise, both forin particular has seen a sharp rise, both for products with established markets such as


more concerned about their health than ever before. For the past year, Covid-19 has created a boom in the sales of dietary supplements that


n the grip of a global pandemic, consumers are more concerned about their health than ever before. For the past year, Covid-19 has created


boost the immune system and keep people in good physical and mental health during lockdown. The consumption of marine-based supplements


good physical and mental health during lockdown. The consumption of marine-based supplements


products with established markets such as omega-3 oils, and for more exotic supplements


that are gaining traction thanks to a growing body of scientific literature.


omega-3 oils, and for more exotic supplements that are gaining traction thanks to a growing


body of scientific literature. “Covid-19 had a positive impact on the overall


“Covid-19 had a positive impact on the overall supplement category, and omega-3s were included


supplement category, and omega-3s were included in the ‘health halo’ buying period last March andin the ‘health halo’ buying period last March and April,” remarks Ellen Schutt, executive director at


3s (GOED). “Sales after that were up and down throughout the rest of the year, with most GOED


April,” remarks Ellen Schutt, executive director at The Global Organisation for EPA and DHA Omega-


The Global Organisation for EPA and DHA Omega- 3s (GOED). “Sales after that were up and down throughout the rest of the year, with most GOED


members reporting a sales increase during


Astaxanthin Association (NAXA), has also noted a growing interest in the marine


members reporting a sales increase during 2020, and predicting a solid year in 2021.” Bob Capelli, chairman of the Natural Algae


noted a growing interest in the marine carotenoid astaxanthin that is noted for its


carotenoid astaxanthin that is noted for its strong antioxidant properties.


strong antioxidant properties. “It’s hard to accurately pinpoint the growth in


“It’s hard to accurately pinpoint the growth in demand since such a great deal of astaxanthin is


demand since such a great deal of astaxanthin is sold online, through practitioners and by MLMs,”


2020, and predicting a solid year in 2021.” Bob Capelli, chairman of the Natural Algae Astaxanthin Association (NAXA), has also


sold online, through practitioners and by MLMs,” he notes, “but one factor that certainly increased usage is the astute marketing by many brands during Covid-19 that have publicised astaxanthin’i


he notes, “but one factor that certainly increased usage is the astute marketing by many brands dur ng Covid-19 that have publicised astaxanthin’s proven immune system modulating properties.” Omega-3s and astaxanthin have very different


proven immune system modulating properties.” Omega-3s and astaxanthin have very different properties and there is a marked difference in the


properties and there is a marked difference in the size of their global markets – both serve to show


size of their global markets – both serve to show that in the growing trend of dietary supplements, the sea is the source of many treasures.


that in the growing trend of dietary supplements, the sea is the source of many treasures.


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