Jay Jacobowitz

Natural products are expensive. Most shoppers think so. If you lower your prices to match conventional products, will shoppers change their minds? Probably not. Here’s the true story of one retailer who tried.

allergies

Achoo! Sneezing, sniffling and breathing discomfort—the thought of pollen and other allergens is enough to make any allergy sufferer cringe at the thought of allergy season. Much to their chagrin, sufferers are often in constant search of good seasonal allergy relief. Luckily for them, the natural products industry has much to offer.

identity theft

As a business owner, you should consider your Employer Identification Number (EIN) as the Social Security number used to identify your business entity.

Heartening Research and Products, Part 2

The heart health category has seen tremendous scientific work performed, laying the foundation for successful sales. Here, we spotlight select heart-health products along with some of the most compelling research behind them as supplied by our sources.

Revitalize the Heart Care Department, Part 1

Beyond weight management and energy sustenance, heart health is a huge category of interest to many dietary supplement/n atural health consumers. The fear of having a heart attack haunts just about everyone age 35 and older.

WholeFoods Celebrates it's Silver Anniversary

By all rights, this issue of WholeFoods should not exist. Just a few years after printing its first issue in 1977, the publication was struggling to keep its head above water.

Those who choose to fight their cancer with traditional treatments often experience physically and visually uncomfortable changes in the body.

From time immemorial, amino acids have existed as building blocks to the creation and survival of organic organisms. These essential chemicals create proteins, which, next to water, make up the bulk of a human’s body weight.

Richard A. Passwater, Ph.D.

I called upon vitamin K researcher, Dr. Leon Schurgers. Dr. Schurgers was kind enough to share his thoughts on the functions of vitamin K, discuss the significance of new research findings and comment on the potential implications for clinical practice for us. Since February is Heart Month, we will focus largely on the cardiovascular system, but also discuss skeletal health.