Pet Health Mirrors Human Side

If your goal as a natural products retailer is to serve as a destination for a family’s health, it’s time to make room for...

Ready, Set, Go!

Exercise legend Jack La Lanne once asserted, “I do it as a therapy. I do it as something to keep me alive. We all...

HABA Trends: Put Health First

From the growing desire to know where companies get their ingredients, to the desire for health transcending beauty, to the entrance of men into...

A Look Inside the Millennial Mind

Brands and retailers know millennial dollars are important to capture to ensure the future of the enterprise. According to The Brookings Institution, their generation...

Getting That Head Start

Natural products and kids’ health are growing up. Eating your veggies, popping a multivitamin and brushing your teeth have given way to taking your...

Adventurous Home Cooks Want Quality Flavors and Ingredients

More consumers are opting to prepare meals at home rather than dining out. A study found that 72% of Americans cook from home four...

Boning Up for Density and Strength

Your customers have probably seen commercials about foods advertised to promote strong bones, usually milk and breakfast cereals fortified with calcium. Your savvier customers...

Deep Missouri Roots Serve Retailer of the Year MaMa Jean’s

When people care about their health, they will make the effort. That is something Susie Farbin learned while working for her mother at Jean’s...

At the Table with Generation X

Erica HooperLee, 47, was living the city life in San Francisco, CA, when she and her now-husband Charles, 34, decided it was time for...

Beneath the Skin

Understanding Inflammation Inflammation is defined as a defense mechanism in the body when the immune system recognizes damaged cells, pathogens and irritants (1). Inflammation is...

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