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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.

Focusing on the Future

Usually, I’m happy to report on trends. The plant-based boom, the CBD craze…sharing news about the wellbeing-boosters that are bringing consumers to natural products...

More Than Vitamin E: The Story & Science Behind Tocotrienols (Part 1) Tocotrienols: No...

New research on the health benefits of tocotrienols is very exciting! I’ll take my hat off to Dr. Barrie Tan for helping to lead...

New Employment Ruling Clamps Down on Employer Flexibility

This time, it all began with Dynamex Operations, an Uber-like delivery service where the drivers—independent contractors—had to wear company uniforms and sport the company’s...

Happy Customer: Co-Op Love

We’re asking shoppers to share what they love about their local natural products store. This month, the spotlight shines on one shopper’s experience with...

What’s Selling August 2019

Midwest: TnK Health Food Store, Waterloo, IA (1,000 ft²) SUPPLEMENTS: Nature’s Plus, GI Natural Total Digestive Wellness Tablets; Terry Naturally, Extra Strength Curamin; Natural Factors, Ubiquinol Softgels FOOD: Bragg,...
dietary supplements

“Dr. Jonny, what supplements do you personally take?” (PART TWO)

Every year I try to write at least one column answering the question that I get most often when doing personal appearances: What do...

Trade War Raises Industry’s China Conundrum…Again

The trade war is in full force between the United States and China with the dietary supplement industry on both sides caught in the...

Good-Health Reads: Lisa Lewis, M.D.

With so many health-transforming books being released, WholeFoods wanted to know what the experts are reading. Here, Lisa Lewis, M.D., shares her thoughts on...

Whole Kids Foundation Funds 56 Beehives

Austin, TX—Whole Kids Foundation raised more than $113,000 through their annual Give Bees a Chance campaign, according to a press release. The money supported...
Brain Disorders

Keto May Improve Memory

Baltimore, MD—In a pilot study of 14 adults with mild cognitive problems suggestive of early Alzheimer’s disease, researchers from Johns Hopkins Medicine found that...

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