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American Association of Pharmaceutical Scientists Dietary Supplements Forum examines science behind nutraceuticals

Arlington, VA -- June 12, 2000 -- Scientists, leaders of scientific associations, nutraceutical companies, universities and government agencies will gather at the American Association of Pharmaceutical Scientists (AAPS) Dietary Supplements Forum: Exploring the Science of Nutraceuticals, June 28-30, 2000 to discuss the burgeoning field of nutraceuticals. Experts, many whom may have opposing views on issues like regulation and standardization, will set aside their differences to examine breakthrough scientific research that will eventually lead to --

  • improved dietary supplement quality and consistency
  • a reduction in the misuse and distribution of fraudulent products
  • increased consumer confidence in herbal remedies

The forum will be held at the International Trade Center in The Ronald Reagan Building, 1300 Pennsylvania Avenue, NW, in Washington, D.C. Discussion topics include understanding Food and Drug Administration (FDA) regulations, promoting consistency in testing botanicals, and overcoming the challenge of communicating information on supplements to consumers.

The following summarizes some specific case studies to be discussed:

When Active Ingredients Become Inactive Ingredients -- Is the teabag you're using to deliver an herbal remedy really the most effective delivery system or is it just hip? The AAPS Forum explores how different forms of delivery (i.e., capsules, tea bag, energy bar, powder, etc.) determine the effectiveness of nutraceuticals.

Ethnic Differences in Herbal Supplements Use -- According to professors at the Massachusetts College of Pharmacy, minorities lead the country in use of herbal remedies. Elderly Hispanic women are most likely to use such healing practices, and in fact, many grow their own herbs rather than purchase pre-packaged nutraceuticals.

Demographics of Nutraceutical Users -- Based on a 1998 JAMA study, researchers at The Massachusetts College of Pharmacy conclude there are thr
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Contact: Marie Bertot
bertot@nixongroup.com
305-573-9955, ext210
American Association of Pharmaceutical Scientists
11-Jun-2000


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