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Taming the Bag Monster

Plastic bags are not all bad, but when used excessively and in large numbers, they can turn into Bag Monsters. They start as innocent...

6 Steps to Ditching Plastic

In the United States, 32 million tons of plastic waste is thrown out every single year, holy crap! What’s worse is that this waste...

Fermenting to Health

Whether vegetable-based, fruit-based, bean-based, or dairy-based, fermentation is popping up as the latest trend on the health food counter.  While the idea...

Are “Wearables” a Trend or a Fad?

As a trend spotter, I am often asked what makes a healthy habit a trend? First and foremost, it’s time. I have also recently...
NDIs

New NDI Guidance: Far From Complete

On August 11, 2016, FDA issued an updated revised draft guidance on new dietary ingredients used in dietary supplements which replaces draft guidance the...

Natural Strategies for Aging Achy Joints

Bone and joint problems are the number one reason for doctor's visits in the United States. While there are several reasons a person might...

Jack Challem: The Nutrition Reporter

Perhaps you were a subscriber to Jack Challem’s informative Nutrition Reporter ™. And, maybe you attended some of his lectures. Or read some of...

When Food Becomes a Drug: Fighting One Addiction by Avoiding Another

A diet consisting of whole foods should be part of any wellness program or daily routine. Aside from the health benefits, which are too...

What You Don’t Know Can Hurt You

Disclaimer: The views and opinions expressed here are those of the author(s) and contributor(s) and do not necessarily reflect those of the publisher and editors...

Aubrey’s Natural Ingredients Dictionary: Product Purity At Its Best

For manufacturers and consumers looking for a cutting-edge resource to source the good and bad ingredients in cosmetics and personal care products, the Natural...