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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 Real Deal on Fiber: It’s More Important Than We Thought

When I was a kid, my grandmother was always trying to get me to eat a lot foods you had to chew a lot....

New Evidence About the Safety of Vitamin E Supplements

An Interview with Manfred Eggersdorfer, Ph.D.With a fairly predictable regularity of once a decade or so, the general media likes to write articles questioning...

Risks and Rewards

Did you do anything special on July 31, 2015? It was a blue moon, the second of two full moons in the same month.  ...

The Time is now, or (very likely) never!

Let’s start by saying this as early and forcefully as I can. In my 25 years as a member of the natural products industry,...

Why I Hate the New Dietary Guidelines, Part One

Before I get to what’s wrong with the new USDA Dietary Guidelines, let’s talk for a minute about a bigger issue. Why the heck...

All In Your Head: Relieving Head Pains

It’s an hour to deadline, and you’ve been staring at a computer screen for hours after a bad night’s sleep. You haven’t eaten all...

How the 2018 Source Directory Was Made and How to Use It

Lots of care went into the production of this year’s edition of the WholeFoods Magazine Source Directory. Containing nearly 3,000 companies, cross-indexed in multiple...

What’s Selling: February 2015

This month's best sellers.

Depression

Supplements That May Help Depression Linked to Specialty Diet

Those on specialty diets avoid certain foods because they were reacting negatively to them. In the process of figuring that out, which can be...

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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