Senior

Immortality has been an endeavor of mankind since the beginning of human existence. Whether it’s via the Fountain of Youth or Botox injections, the search for ways to maintain our vitality, physical appeal and cognition forever has been and always will be an innate desire.

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John Mackey

In the second of a two-part series, WholeFoods continues its coverage of interviews with 10 influential industry members.

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Making Your Pet Health Section the Pick of the Litter

In 2008, one of the most popular consumer magazines for dog owners began offering an annual supplement called Natural Dog, with information about natural products and holistic pet care.

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The Skinny on Weight Management - Fruit and Measuring Tape

The World Health Organization estimates one billion adults are overweight and 300 million are obese—devastating numbers—leading the organization to coin the term “globesity” (1).

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10 Influential Industry Members, Part
One

The natural products industry is fortunate to have among its fold numerous movers and shakers who have helped shape our trade into what it is today and are molding it into what it will be tomorrow

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Cholesterol

Heart health expert and cardiologist Dr. William Davis, M.D., talks about the importance of lowering high cholesterol naturally and reducing your chances of coronary heart disease with the use of magnesium and other nutritional strategies.

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cirque du cardiovasculaire

Heart health has developed into somewhat of a circus—with Big Pharma companies as the ringleaders. Some of the pharmaceuticals and methods used to sell them are high-flying acts that are not suitable for the faint of heart, literally.

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Resveratrol

In November 2006, a research team lead by David Sinclair from Harvard Medical School made a head-turning announcement: a natural compound called resveratrol had increased the “lifespan and ‘healthspan’ of obese mice,” and was shown to offer “survival benefits in mammals” for the first time. According to the group, which published its data in Nature, obese mice that were fed a high-calorie diet plus resveratrol had increased insulin sensitivity, decreased glucose levels and healthier heart and liver tissues, all of which can be beneficial for preventing type-2 diabetes, heart disease and cancer, the group stated.  

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32nd Annual Retailer Survey: 2009

No one will argue that the past 12 to 18 months have put a strain on many businesses throughout a variety of industries. Consumers were spending less and the cost of goods rose, while banks tightened up on credit.

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Mom was right when she said, “Don’t forget to take your vitamins.” But, perhaps, she should have added minerals, too, as they affect many critical aspects of the body’s inner workings.

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