Sustainable Business: Serving a Worthy Purpose

“Sustainable” is a big buzzword these days, thanks to growing awareness of climate change and of the impact of waste. It’s made its way...

On the horizon: 2020 Forecast

As 2019 winds down, what issue had the most positive impact on the natural products industry—and what had the greatest negative impact? We asked...

A Healthier New Year Starts in the Gut

As we enter a new year and the beginning of a new decade, there’s no better time to make sure your digestive health aisle...

2019 Person of the Year: Senator Mitch McConnell

By Maggie Jaqua “Hemp hero,” “Cannabis champion,” “climate villain”... U.S. Senate Majority Leader Mitch McConnell has been called all this and more. Odds are, you...

Smart Supplements For: Sharper, Calmer, Happier

The brain is arguably the body’s most complex and hungry organ. Densely packed with approximately 86 billion cells and a delicate super-highway of whisper-thin...

8 Supplements for Detox and Liver Health

It’s called a “powerhouse organ” and “master multitasker”—and for good reason: More than 500 vital functions have been identified with the liver, including production...

Glutathione: The Master Antioxidant

While in the midst of holiday festivities, many consumers start to plan for their next big detox—or two. Enter glutathione (GSH). Known as the...

Herbs & Botanicals: Trends, Safety, and Traceability

The Herbs and Botanicals market is growing, and speedily: “Herbal supplement sales in the United States experienced record growth in 2018, increasing by an...

Omega -3, -6, -9 Update

Omegas don’t have quite the same surrounding excitement as some of the ingredients that have taken the market by storm in 2019—but that doesn’t...

Seeing Clearly: Vision Care in the Era of Blue Light

The global vision care market is expected to experience substantial growth in the coming years. According to Persistence Market Research, the eye health supplement...