Mental Health: The Next Crisis

While immune health has been the primary focus for over a year now, emotional wellbeing is right behind it. “As we know, the pandemic—and its...

7 Studied Benefits of Medicinal Mushrooms

The mushroom category is broad, and research on most mushrooms is limited—but what there is, shows enormous potential. Companies in this area are capitalizing...

The Active Nutrition Opportunity

Talk about a category on-the-go. The shift from athlete-focused sports nutrition to everybody-focused active nutrition was in progress years before the pandemic, but 2020...

Microbiome: The More You Know

As we learn more about the gut microbiome, one thing is becoming clear: “The more we learn about the gut microbiome,” says Marc Washington,...

The Future of Oral Health

Oral health supplies of the future: toothpaste, floss, mouth wash… and probiotics.  Just like the gut, the mouth has a microbiome, and just like in...

2021 Phytocannabinoids Market Update: Troubleshooting & Trendspotting

Slowed sales, regulatory uncertainty, out-of-control claims, Delta-8-THC...in our 7th annual deep-dive into the phytocannabinoid market, we take another look at some of the all-too...

Nutri-Beauty: Look Good = Feel Good

When you look good, you feel better—and vice versa. And while we may not be getting dolled up to hit the town very often...

Black Seed Oil: Benefits Backed by Science

Nigella sativa grows in Southwest Asia, the Middle East, and Southern Europe. It produces fruit with black seeds—which, while they go by the name...

2021 Natural Choice Awards

Which brands have made the greatest impact on your business in the past year? We asked natural products retailers to recognize the standouts by...

Spring Detox & Liver Health

In a time when there are so many toxic substances in our environment, liver health is top of mind for many: A report from...