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Consumers have never before had such a wide array of organic food and products to choose from.  Sales of organic products are increasing at or near double digits annually.  But despite these successes, research reveals significant consumer confusion about organic benefits. We've all seen the misleading headlines: organic can't feed the world; it's not worth the cost.  Most often, these confusions are fueled by myths that downplay the health, social and economic benefits of organic food and fiber. Now it's time to present the facts.

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New York, NY—Twinlab Consolidated Holdings, Inc. (TCC) has announced its plans to acquire Organic Holdings LLC, distributor of Reserveage Nutrition, based in Boca Raton, FL. The deal is expected to close before October 2, 2015.

Wanted: glowing skin, no crow’s feet in sight and fabulous hair later in life. It may sound like a tall order, but that’s exactly what many natural skincare companies are offering shoppers with some new launches and old favorites.

It’s a natural instinct to want the best for our children in every way possible. However, despite our efforts, many children worldwide are not getting the levels of nutrients they need, which have lasting consequences for both physical and mental health.

Joint pain and swelling is no fun, and unfortunately these issues are way too common. According to the Centers for Disease Control and Prevention, about 52.5 million U.S. adults were diagnosed with arthritis, gout, lupus or fibromyalgia, all of which could reduce joint comfort and mobility. Supplements won’t cure, treat or prevent these issues, but they sure can help keep healthy joints moving comfortably.

When we see the words gluten-free, allergen-free or dairy-free on the shelf, in many cases, our mind goes to the preventative—the idea that these foods are here to accommodate for health needs. On paper, this may still be the case, but in reality, that frame of mind is outdated, and we need only to look to the numbers to prove it.

Salt Lake City, UT—The Global Organization for EPA and DHA Omega-3s (GOED) has announced that its national advertising campaign, known as “Omega-3s: Always a Good Idea,” has produced positive results in its year-over-year monthly units sold numbers, according to a press release issued by the company. This national campaign, launched earlier in 2015, was designed to offer shoppers independent information about the benefits of omega-3s.

Washington, D.C. – The Council for Responsible Nutrition (CRN) has announced that Howard D. Sesso, Sc.D., M.P.H., will be the keynote speaker at The Workshop: CRN’s Day of Science, a day-long symposium to go along with The Conference, according to the press release issued by CRN.

San Diego, CA—Suja Life, LLC announced on August 19 that The Coca-Cola Company is now an investor and distribution partner. The minority investments made by The Coca-Cola Company and Goldman Sachs have given Suja the “expertise and accessibility to further increase product distribution and operational efficiencies,” according to an official statement.