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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.

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...

A Stain on Codex

Editor’s Note: This article is intended for information purposes only. Because state and municipal laws vary greatly, as do the circumstances of individual cases,...

Understanding Certifications

T he U.S. Food and Drug Administraton (FDA) and U.S. Department of Agriculture (USDA) don’t regulate every food label out there, which is where...

What’s Selling: October 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...
What the Health

What the Health, What the $#@%

If you’ve seen the documentary “What the Health” on Netflix about the healthcare, pharmaceutical and food industries, you probably found yourself saying “What the...

Supporting Those Who Need It Most

Combing through the WholeFoods Magazine archives while writing a tribute to Stanley Jacobson, I hit pay dirt with a statement he made in 1985...

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 important, but lesser known roles including...

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