Health Supplements Information for Journalists

I’m a journalist

How does HSIS support journalists?

HSIS provides journalists with information about vitamins, minerals and other food supplements.

If you’re researching a piece related to nutrition, diet or food supplements we’re here to help. You can contact us 24/7 to request information and comment.

HSIS also publishes research and reports on food supplements issues and hosts media briefings to give you the opportunity to learn more.

Expert comment

We understand that you need information and comment quickly and from recognised experts in the field.

Our independent experts are available to provide evidence-based, accurate comment on diet and nutrition and food supplements issues.  They are experienced in working with the media and are used to being interviewed – they understand how to present the facts about food supplements in a simple, straightforward way.

Find out more about our experts.

Contact us to request an interview or to discuss your story.

Keeping to the facts

HSIS supports efforts to improve the quality and accuracy of reporting on science and health issues.

We recommend following best practice guidelines for reporting science and health stories. A set of guidelines was developed by the Science Media Centre in consultation with scientists, science journalists and editors and is available on their website here.