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The purpose of our health and nutrition articles is to inform natural product retailers and suppliers about the latest natural product and dietary supplement news, so they can take advantage of new opportunities and improve their businesses. Our magazine provides important information regarding the industry's new and emerging product categories, plus the science behind key dietary supplements.

Do the Right Thing

I got an inside window to the state of school lunch earlier this year while spending time with Kindergarten and first grade students in...

Niacin: The Original Megavitamin Is More Important Than Ever

L et’s continue discussing some of the many health benefits of niacin with Dr. Andrew Saul. Most people have no clue why niacin is...

What’s Selling: August 2017

What’s Selling is a monthly review of the best-selling products determined from unit sales at six natural products stores around the country, rotated from...

Supplements Are Safer Than Food, But Bankers Disagree

Editor’s Note: This article is intended for information purposes only. Because state and municipal laws vary greatly, as do the circumstances of individual cases,...

The Healthiest Foods in the World (Part One)

To coincide with the new, 10th anniversary, updated and revised edition of "The 150 Healthiest Foods on Earth," I’ve decided to use these next...
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Amazon-Whole Foods Markets Tie-Up: Can Love Conquer All?

Does Amazon care what it sells? Does Whole Foods Markets care what it sells? The opposing answers to these two questions—“No” and “Yes” respectively—are at the...
Specialty Diets

Specialty Diets and Contamination

Heart palpitating, beads of invisible sweat dripping, “I’ll have the House Chop Salad please.” A small pause. Nerves. The loud silence from the rest of...

What’s Selling: July 2017

What’s Selling is a monthly review of the best-selling products determined from unit sales at six natural products stores around the country, rotated from...
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The Winds of Change

It is said the Universe puts you where you are supposed to be, so it’s an honor to join this community as editor of...

Niacin: The Original Megavitamin Is More Important Than Ever

Let’s continue discussing the health benefits of niacin with Dr. Andrew Saul. We have discussed niacin’s benefit on patients with schizophrenia, now let’s look...

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