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Vitamin D of No Use to Those Over 70? Experts Clarify the Research

After a new study published in January determined that, between three different doses of vitamin D, there was no change in bone mineral density or...

The Shutdown: Effects on Industry

Washington, D.C.--This is the longest shutdown in U.S. history, today being its 25th day. As it goes on, furloughed employees are being deemed “essential,”...

NPA Submits Comments to FDA Requesting Transparency

Washington, D.C.—The Natural Products Association (NPA) said in a press release that it submitted comments to the FDA regarding a new proposal to share...
Ashwagandha

ABC: Ashwagandha Root Materials May Be Adulterated With Leaves, Stems

Austin, TX—The ABC-AHP-NCNPR Botanical Adulterants Prevention Program (BAPP) released a Botanical Adulterants Prevention Bulletin on ashwagandha root and root extract, according to a press...
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Study: People on Rx Sleeping Pills May Sleep through Fire Alarm

Half the participants in a study investigating the main class of prescription sleeping pills, which includes Ambien and Halcion, slept through a fire alarm--but...

CRN Elects New Chair of Board of Directors

Washington, D.C.—The Council for Responsible Nutrition (CRN) announced in a press release that David Campbell, vice president of North American Regulatory Affairs and Policy...

Fast Food Chains Hop on the Vegetarian Train

New York—Vegans and vegetarians can expand their food choices: Taco Bell is testing out a vegetarian menu board in some restaurants and unveiling limited-time...

Whole Foods 365 Stopping at 12 Stores

Whole Foods Market has decided to stop expanding its 365 store chain, according to a report by Yahoo! Finance. Yahoo! Finance reported that CEO John Mackey...

Study: New Form of EPA Increases Levels of Omegas in the Brain

Researchers at the University of Illinois at Chicago found that adding a lysophospholipid form of EPA to the diet can increase levels of EPA...

Sprouts Announces National Expansion

Phoenix, AZ—Sprouts Farmers Market announced that nine new stores are scheduled to open in the second quarter of 2019, with plans to open approximately...

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