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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.

The Coming Polar Shift in Nutritional Healing

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,...

Are You a Snob?

While you may have answered “No way!” to the snob question, some recent articles say otherwise about organic shoppers. Check this out. The May...

10 Things to Consider in 2011

What will independents do to sustain success? In 1977, at age 24, I had the good fortune to become sales manager of a fledgling natural...

Warning: Danger Ahead

No one wants to receive a warning letter from the U.S. Food and Drug Administration (FDA). But, the fact of the matter is that...

Sending the Right Message

      Nothing reveals a person’s true stripes faster than his/her reaction to the news of a health problem. What would you say, for example, if...
Brain, gluten,

Your Brain on Gluten

Imagine losing years of your life diagnosed with depression, schizophrenia, admitted into psychiatric wards, placed on medications that are heavy enough to put down a...

Changing of the Guard

The natural products industry is composed of a truly incredible group of people. Over the years, I’ve heard tons of amazing stories about entrepreneurs...

5 Ways to Health Up Your Holiday

Holiday season is generally joyous—but it has a dark side. Any time you have an abundance of high-calorie food mixed with a high number of...

What’s Selling: September 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...

Saturated Fat Is Not the Major Issue in Heart Disease

An Interview with Aseem Malhotra, M.D.Recently, an article published in the British Medical Journal attracted a lot of interest because it busts the myth...

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