NPA’s Membership Criteria Remain As Is

Group Stays Focused on PolicyBaltimore, MD—At its annual business meeting held during Expo East, the Natural Products Association (NPA) announced that its recommendation to...

Planting the Seed of Acceptance

The American Botanical Council Celebrates 25 YearsThe American Botanical Council (ABC) is celebrating its 25th year as a leading non-profit educational and research organization...

Stories of Hope from Peru

A child’s smile is one of the most beautiful things on Earth. And that is exactly what we saw as we traveled 13,000 feet...

Herbal Supplement Sales on the Rise

Harleysville, PA; Austin, TX—Two interweaving studies have been released that examine not only which natural supplements are growing in sales and popularity, but also...

40 Years of Mega-Success at MegaFood

Although MegaFood is about to become a quadragenarian, the whole food vitamins manufacturer’s unique sense of business hasn’t changed a lick. The company was...

Vitamin D Deficiency Ages Bone, Raises Fracture Risk

Berkeley, CA—A new study reports that vitamin D deficiency may decrease bone quality as well as density, increasing the risk of fracture. Published in Science...

NPA, AHPA Take a Stance on GMOs

Washington, D.C.—The Natural Products Association (NPA) board of directors recently announced that it has endorsed the Genetically Engineered Food Right-To-Know Act, which mandates that...

FDA Wants Illegal Diabetes Products off the Market

Silver Spring, MD—On July 23, the U.S. Food and Drug Administration (FDA) announced it is taking steps to remove dietary supplements from the market...

Fish Oil–Cancer Link Flawed, Experts Say

Seattle, WA—In mid-July, researchers from the Fred Hutchinson Cancer Research Center published an article in the Journal of the National Cancer Institute claiming that...

Low Blood DHA Can Hinder Reading, Behavior

Research has long supported the benefits of omega-3 DHA for brain and overall health, and low blood serum levels of  DHA have been reported...

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