Caralluma fimbriata Suppresses Appetite

  Anaheim, CA—Research published in the Journal of Nutrition and Metabolism indicates a branded Caralluma fimbriata extract may be beneficial for those looking to lose...

Americans Have Higher Bisphenol A Exposure Levels than Canadians

Canada—A recent study found bisphenol A (BPA) levels in Canadians were approximately half the amount of levels discovered in Americans. However, the reason...

EWG Ranks the Best and Worst Sunscreens

Washington, D.C.—The Environmental Working Group (EWG) released its sixth annual EWG’s Skin Deep findings on the best and worst sunscreens of 2012, covering everything...

Branded Curcumin Matches Effects of Prozac on Depression

Chester, NJ—A recent clinical trial published in Phytotherapy Research indicated that a high-absorption curcumin (BCM-95 from Dolcas Biotech, based here) had similar effects as a...

To Synthesize or Not to Synthesize – “Nature-Identical” Nutrients

Does the word "synthesize" kindle thoughts of things that are unnatural? The human body synthesizes about 10 billion cells a second, also synthesizing energy billions...

Anti-GM Lawsuits Filed, Rallies Held Nationwide

Washington, D.C.—In opposition to recently deregulated genetically modified (GM) crops, a lawsuit was filed against the U.S. Department of Agriculture (USDA) by the Center...

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...

Contract Manufacturer Issues Major Recall of Dietary Supplements

Edgewood, NY—A contract manufacturer doing business as ABH Nature's Products, Inc., ABH Pharama, Inc., and Stocknutra.com, Inc. ("ABH") announced a nationwide recall of all...

Like Tigers? Then Go With Green Toilet Paper

There is a direct relationship between the business practices of certain mainstream toilet paper brands and the continually shrinking habitat of the endangered Sumatran...
Kratom

NPA and ABC File Comments to DEA Regarding Kratom

According to the Natural Products Association's (NPA) formal comments to the U.S. Drug Enforcement Agency (DEA), "adding kratom to the U.S. food supply could...