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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.

What’s Selling: October 2018

Midwest: Mastel’s Health Foods, Saint Paul, MN (800 ft2) SUPPLEMENTS: Baxyl, Liquid Hyaluronan; Kava King, Vanuatu Mix; PlusCBD, CBD Oil (Full Line) FOOD: Helen Schultz, Eggs; LUV, Sugar-Free Classic Dark Chocolate...

Taken Any Risks Lately?

My favorite part of this job is talking to retailers, especially in their stores. So it was a delight and privilege to be in...

Back to School, Minus Peanuts & Gluten

When: 1893. Where: Chicago World Fair. What: Peanut Butter & Jelly sandwich is introduced. A fancy delicacy up until sliced bread was invented a decade later...

What’s Selling: September 2018

Midwest: Mama Jean’s Natural Market, Springfield, MO (15,000 ft²) SUPPLEMENTS: Dr. Axe, Multicollagen Protein Powder; Trace Minerals, Power Pak; Garden of Life, Raw Probiotics FOOD: LaraBar, Full Line; Eggs (All...

Listen to the New Voices

Starting with the Boomers and Matures back in June, we walked you through the voice of each generation by talking to real people and...

Six More Supplements You Should Take

In part one of this series I outlined the case for five foundational supplements just about everyone would benefit from. To review, my recommendations...

Are Liposome-Encapsulated Vitamin C And/Or The Levy Multi-C Protocol More Effective Than Intravenous Vitamin...

As promised, we are continuing our chat with Dr. Tom Levy about the effectiveness of liposomal vitamin C (liposome-encapsulated vitamin C) compared to intravenous...

Preparing Your Store For Sale – Part One

If you are like the majority of owners of U.S. independent natural organic products stores, you are the founder. You may have started your...

Gadgets and Apps To Monitor and Maintain Your Health

Modern technology has permeated many aspects of the human experience. Some who have watched the world make this transition from analog to digital believe...

3 Things You Need to Know About Nutrient Deficiency with Specialty Diets

Specialty Diets usually go like this: 1) Pain / Symptoms 2) Diagnoses 3) Food Changes (a.k.a. Specialty Diet) 4) Nutritional Deficiencies… often never corrected to 100% and...

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