Real Sports Mischaracterizes Supplements Industry, Say Trades

New York, NY—HBO’s airing of Real Sports with Bryant Gumbel on May 20 has caused a stir in the natural products industry for mischaracterizing...

New Raw Foods Standards and Trade Association in the Works

The raw foods category has enjoyed popularity in the natural products industry for quite some time, but some of its most prominent companies are...

Curcumin Lowers LDL-Cholesterol in Study

Tehran, Iran—The Iranian Journal of Pharmaceutical Research published new data suggesting that a branded curcumin ingredient supports heart health. For two months, 33 coronary artery...

Nature-Identical vs. Food-Based Nutrients – What’s the Difference?

While there is little doubt that a nutritious and well-balanced diet is the ideal way to meet our nutritional needs, the reality is that...

Debate: Nature-Identical Nutrients

Yea or Nay? Are the dietary supplements you sell in your store really natural? And importantly, does it matter? Hear two viewpoints from nutrition experts:   Nature-Identical vs....

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...

Lighthouse Nutrition Opens as Beacon for Community

It Worked for Me: Moving from Employee to OwnerFrom the time personal trainer Michelle Homrich was a part-time employee at Warren Nutrition of Grand...

Want Engaged Employees? Tell Them Why You Love Your Job

Is retailing a dead-end job? Many people think so. But if you were one of them, you wouldn’t have opened your store. So, how...

SENPA: Coming to a Town Near You

SENPA Organizes Southeast RoadshowNew Port Richey, FL—Southeast Natural Products Association (SENPA) is packing its bags and heading to several cities with its Strategies for...

NewsBriefs: June 2015

The International Probiotics Association (IPA) Europe conducted its first meeting as an official association in Brussels. Representatives from Danone, Dupont, Yakult, Chr. Hansen, Probi,...