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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.

iHeart

Personalized Nutrition: It’s All About Me! You, Too!

I set my bags down and plopped into the chair with the folks from iHeart at SupplySide West (SSW) to check off an item...

Vitamin C Update

Vitamin C research continues to be exciting as it verifies many previously known health benefits and uncovers more. What about vitamin C and cancer?...

What’s Selling: November 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...
Ginkgo biloba

M&A, Naturally: Making Sense of the Natural Business Space

Editor's Note: We welcome William Hood, a well-known banker to the nutrition and health and wellness industries, as a resident expert on mergers and...

Whole Foods Abandons the Field

Well, that didn’t take long. “Day One,” of the Amazon acquisition of Whole Foods Market on Aug. 28, 2017, saw significant—and reportedly permanent—price cuts in...
enzyme

The Truth About Gluten Enzyme Pills

What gluten enzyme pills are not: a get-out-of-jail free card. Given that most Celiac patients show no gastro symptoms or immediate reaction, they wouldn’t be...

Letter to the Editor from Dr. Joel Fuhrman

To the Editor: A recent article by Jonny Bowden (Why I Am Breaking Up With Whole Foods), contained numerous false statements about me. I would...
Whole Foods

Why I’m Breaking Up With Whole Foods

Like most relationships, my love affair with Whole Foods started off great. I loved the narrative: three hippies get together in the mid-1980’s to...

See It Here. Buy It Here. Keep It Here.

The call came in from “someone with a story idea” within minutes after our weekly email newsletter went out carrying a lead item about...

Niacin: The Original Megavitamin Is More Important Than Ever

We have been discussing the importance of niacin with Dr. Andrew Saul. So far we have discussed niacin’s role in overcoming schizophrenia, arthritis, high...

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