Growin’ Up Fast

Fill in the blank: Tens of thousands of kids can benefit from ____________. Did you say vitamins? Exercise? Nutritious meals, perhaps? Well, if you...

Breaking the Social Norm

According to a recent study, people who have lost their jobs in this tough economy are often depressed. That’s a no-brainer, but here’s something...

Food Fight

Food Fight Some people say Americans are obsessed with “big.” Our televisions, our SUVs and, most notably for us, our meals are ballooning in size....

What Is Information Worth?

When you consider it in retrospect, a day in the life of a fourth grader is pretty straightforward. There’s long division, memorization of the...

The Passing of a Golden Era?

      Industry members will never forget the day they learned Congress passed the Dietary Supplement Health and Education Act (DSHEA) of 1994. For most, it...

Tipping the Scales of Nutrition

      For years, “Table for two, non-smoking” has been part of the regular vernacular for restaurant goers. Many choose to separate themselves from secondary cigarette...

Choosing Words Wisely

      There’s a little voice inside us that edits what we say before we say it—sometimes softer than we’d like. How many of us, seconds...

Goodbye, 2009

Should 2009 be forgot and never brought to mind, like the days of Auld Lang Syne? Sure, some hard-hit segments of the retail industry...

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...

Keeping Up with Gen Y and Gen Z

      I feel kind of old saying this, but today’s youth are a special breed. They are obsessed with anything digital, lovers of e-communication, proficient...

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