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40 Years of Mega-Success at MegaFood

Although MegaFood is about to become a quadragenarian, the whole food vitamins manufacturer’s unique sense of business hasn’t changed a lick. The company was...

Lutein and Zeaxanthin May Reduce Progression of Age-Related Macular Degeneration

Bethesda, MD—The Journal of the American Medical Association recently published the results of the five-year Age-Related Eye Disease Study 2 (AREDS 2) conducted by...

5-Hour Energy: Deceptive and Misleading, Says Lawsuit

Purported false advertisement has fueled for three states to sue the makers of 5-Hour Energy. Oregon, Washington and Vermont each filed a lawsuit, claiming...

Testing Proves “Natural” Astaxanthin to be Synthetic

Kailua-Kona, HI— Synthetic astaxanthin, an illegal and untested antioxidant carotenoid supplement ingredient, may have entered into the U.S. market to be sold as natural...

FTC Launches Campaign against Deceptive Weight-Loss Ads

Washington, D.C.—A new campaign to fight deceptive weight-loss advertisements in the media was announced at a press conference held by the Federal Trade Commission...

Herbal Supplement Sales on the Rise

Harleysville, PA; Austin, TX—Two interweaving studies have been released that examine not only which natural supplements are growing in sales and popularity, but also...

Vitamin E Supports Liver Health

Kanagawa, Japan—Non-alcoholic steatohepatitis (NASH), an extreme form of fatty liver disease, can be severe and lead to cirrhosis. Researchers from Kanagawa Institute of Technology...

Jarrow Formulas Meets with FDA about Probiotics, Regulatory Issues

Los Angeles, CA—Supplement maker Jarrow Formulas met with regulators at the CFSAN headquarters in September. Jarrow L. Rogovin, president/founder of Jarrow Formulas, Inc., and chair...

Industry Loses DSHEA Trailblazer

It is with great sorrow that WholeFoods learned of the passing of Rae Howard, an irreplaceable figure in the Natural Products Industry, co-founder of...

Clinic Looks to Selenium for Ebola Patients

Monrovia, Liberia—While health officials worldwide are consumed with containing the Ebola outbreak in West Africa that has killed more 3,000 people as of press...

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