Where Is Our Champion?

On October 7, 1994, in the late evening hours, the Senate passed the Dietary Supplement Health and Education Act (DSHEA) by unanimous consent. It took...

New Research on Vitamin D, Part 1: Vitamin D is Unique

The Institute of Medicine (IOM) has published its new recommendation for the dietary intake of vitamin D. The new recommendations contain significant changes from...
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Ordinary or Extraordinary

Our marketplace is changing…what feels like daily. Natural and organic offerings are exploding in places you would have never thought as consumers look for...

Do the Right Thing

I got an inside window to the state of school lunch earlier this year while spending time with Kindergarten and first grade students in...

What’s Selling: November 2014

This month's best sellers.

Small Steps

Improve your store, one idea at a time.The pace of retailing is breathless. You have a mile-long list of “to-dos,” and three feet of...

The Gluten Connection: Is Gluten Sensitivity Sabotaging Your Health?

An Interview with Dr. Shari LiebermanAs we understand more about gluten intolerance (not an allergy) and its related problems including gluten-sensitive enteropathy, celiac sprue,...

How to Prepare a Petition to the FDA

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,...
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Five Supplements You Must Take

Of all the questions I’ve been asked in the past 27 years, there are a few that I call “perennials”. They just keep coming...

What’s Selling: April 2017

Midwest: Mastel’s Health Foods, Saint Paul, MN (800 ft²) SUPPLEMENTS:  Cogent Solutions Group, llc, Baxyl; NuMedic, Micellized D3; Essential Formulas, Dr. Ohhira Probiotics, Original Formula FOOD: Peterson Craftsman Meats,...