Herb of the Month: Astragalus

Astragalus has been used in Traditional Chinese Medicine (TCM) for centuries as an effective adaptogen. It is also known as Huang qi, which means...
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What’s Selling: December 2020

Midwest: Heinen’s, Rocky River, OH (35,000 ft²) SUPPLEMENTS: Vital Proteins, Collagen Peptides; Garden of Life, Dr. Formulated Probiotics Once Daily Women’s; Garden of Life, Dr. Formulated Probiotics Once...

Victory for the State of Health

I’m writing to you on Nov. 3, 2020, Election Day, from my kitchen counter in Washington, D.C. It’s the place I’ve called home for...

Good-Health Reads: Kate Motz

With so many health-transforming books being released, WholeFoods wanted to know what the experts are reading. Here, functional medicine coach Kate Motz, author of...

New Research Shows Consumers Value Branded Ingredients. Do You? 

Reading a supplement label is complicated. There are so many parts, some mandated by law like a Supplements Facts panel, others just good practice....

Good-Health Reads: The Immunity Fix

The Immunity Fix: Strengthen Your Immune System, Fight Off Infections, Reverse Chronic Disease and Live a Healthier Life by Dr. James DiNicolantonio and Siim Land...

Healthy Skin, Nails and Hair are Attractive, But More Importantly, They Indicate Overall Health:...

Silicon is essential to healthy skin, nails, joints, and hair. As discussed in Parts 1-3 with silicon expert Richard Passwater, Jr., silicon activates the...
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What’s Selling November 2020

Midwest: Healthy Alternatives, Petoskey, MI (1,200 ft²) SUPPLEMENTS: Terry Naturally, CuraMed 750mg, 120 ct; Solaray, CBD Pain 15mg, 30 ct; Nature’s Way, Umcha Cold Care Drops 1 oz FOOD:...
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Coronavirus Diary Part II

In June, we published Part I of this series of retailer interviews about the response to the pandemic. Here, we follow up as of...

Herb of the Month: Rosemary

A member of the mint family (Lamiaceae), rosemary is a fragrant, powerful-smelling herb native to the Mediterranean region, but now grown worldwide for use...