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Herb of the Month: Sage

A member of the mint family, sage is native to the Mediterranean. It has gained popularity as a culinary spice, as well as for its...
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Naturally Informed Education: The Time of Psychedelics

The global psychedelics market is growing rapidly, and is expected to reach $8 billion by 2029. The market currently consists primarily of pharmaceuticals, but...
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Good Health Reads—Niacin: The Real Story

Niacin: The Real Story, 2nd Edition, by Abram Hoffer, Andrew W. Saul, and Harry D. Foster (Turner Publishing, 2023) Niacin (vitamin B3) is a biomolecule...
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Good Health Reads: Everyday Vegan, Amy Lanza

Wellness is such a loaded word, and one that will take on different meanings depending on who you ask. With the boom of the...
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Naturally Informed Education: Building Immune Resilience for a Whole New World 

If we look back 100 years ago, humans were greatly impacted by infectious diseases, often dying of illnesses that today are highly preventable. Tuberculosis,...
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2023 Trends Roundup!

The analysts and forecasters have been mining the data and following the buzz to determine the most pressing consumer need states…and to find out...
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Herb of the Month: Lavender

With a history dating back more than 2,500 years, lavender’s benefits are known around the world. Lavender is associated with purity, balance, serenity, and...
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What’s Selling: January 2023

What’s Selling is a monthly review of the best-selling products determined from unit sales at six natural products stores rotated from a base of...
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Good-Health Reads: Keto Dieting, Thom King

As a self-professed foodie and health nut, food has always been a passion for me. I started my company, Icon Foods, in 1999 to help...
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Settle for so-so? No thanks!

Good news from the experts at SPINS: Trends suggest a positive shift for brick-and-mortar. “We’re seeing more consumers go back to the way that they...

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