The March article, “Industry Trailblazers and the Fight for Health Freedom,” was interesting, but sad in that it fails to mention the health-freedom groups that fought to get DSHEA passed. Perhaps in later articles?
Editor, Health Freedom News
President and Legal Counsel for
National Health Federation
While two years of global economic slowdown has focused beverage packaging innovation as much upon cost and materials savings as value-added and convenience, in an increasingly complex, competitive and diversified marketplace, packaging innovation remains a key factor in creating differentiation at the point of sale and determining consumer purchasing choice.
It was great fun to read Heather Wainer’s article about her adventures in South America with Vitamin Angels in the October issue of WholeFoods Magazine. The piece was very touching. Well done.
North American Herb and Spice rolls out its line of whole food wild and remote-source teas with Fusion Power (Mega Orega; Pom-o-Perk; Sage-o-Soothe and Heavenly Hyssop). Says the firm, “With our in-fusion teas there is no waste because the whole crude herb/spice is used. You get it all, plus the rich exotic taste of the wild.”
Additionally, while not classified as a supplement in the sports nutrition field, there are several other “supplements” that are debated about, including caffeine and other stimulants. Sugarek MacDonald says, “It is ironic that even though bodybuilders and athletes treat their bodies like temples, sports nutrition brands continue to load their supplements with unhealthy ingredients (e.g., excess protein, excess stimulants, excess sugar, artificial flavors, sweeteners and colors, etc.).”