Research Finds That Most Americans Are Unaware Of The Benefits Of Omega-3s

Salt Lake City, UT–According to a study done by the Global Organization for EPA and DHA Omega-3s (GOED), American adults are not as educated...

Whey Protein Decreases Blood Pressure

Pullman, WA—A recent study conducted at Washington State University shows that whey protein helps lower systolic and diastolic blood pressure in young,...

Supplier Briefs: April 2010

Allendale, NJ-based Lonza announced that its trademarked larch arabinogalactan ingredient (ResistAid) is part of the Ultimate Flora Advanced Immunity formula from ReNew Life.  This...

Best Practices for Managing a Produce Section

The produce section can be a profitable department in any natural products business. While customers may come in to purchase supplements on a monthly...

News Briefs May 2011

The American Botanical Council gave New Chapter of Brattleboro, VT this year’s Varro E. Tyler Phytomedicinal Research Award. Nature’s Plus of Melville, NY formed a...

Lychee Fruit May Offer Anti-Inflammatory Properties, Study Suggests

Purchase, NY—A trial published in Nutrition Research and Practice suggests a branded lychee fruit polyphenol (Oligonol from Maypro Industries, located here) may offer anti-inflammatory...

P&G Buys New Chapter

Brattleboro, VT—Supplement maker New Chapter will now exist under the wing of Procter & Gamble (P&G), its new owner. New Chapter, which was approached...

Consumer Groups Call for FDA to Dump “Corn Sugar”

In the fall of 2010, the U.S. Food and Drug Administration was petitioned by high-fructose corn syrup (HFCS) manufacturers for the allowance to change...

Dual Reports Focus on Arsenic in Rice

Washington, D.C.—Two new sets of research, one from the U.S. Food and Drug Administration (FDA) and another from Consumer Reports, indicate levels of arsenic,...

Reasons to Join a Joint Promotion and How to Make the Most of It

A great joint promotion proves that one plus one equals six and sometimes more.  Joint promotions get you more for your promotional dollar by...

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