Two recent studies offer new data about the benefits of natural compounds on cognitive health.

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Purchase, NY—Healthy individuals who occasionally feel stomach rumbling, bloating and other signs of gastrointestinal (GI) distress may have another natural option at their disposal with perilla extract.

Vitamin Angels, founded by Howard Schiffer, has grown significantly since its humble beginnings in 1994. For the past 20 years, the non-profit organization has created a domestic and international presence to help undernourished populations gain access to essential vitamins and minerals. Vitamin Angels focuses first and foremost on pregnant women, new mothers and children under five years old in the hope that vitamin and mineral supplements will provide them with an opportunity to build a foundation for good health.

Columbus, OH—The Midwest regional office of the Natural Products Association (NPA) held its annual Summer Splash event, boasting a strong showing and growth from the previous year.

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Aspen, CO—A summit on sustainability featuring presentations, film screenings, and a host of influential activists and leaders took place at the Hotel Jerome from August 10–13. The 11th annual American Renewable Energy Day (AREDAY) summit was hosted by the non-profit American Renewable Energy Institute, and included the likes of former President Jimmy Carter, Ted Turner, T. Boone Pickens, Dr. Sylvia Earle, CNN anchor Natalie Allen and U.S. Senator Michael Bennet of Colorado.