Last year was a challenging one for the natural products industry, with pressures already evident in 2014. The Natural Products Association’s (NPA) new president, Roxanne Green, of Seattle-based PCC Natural Markets, believes that events this year may have far-reaching effects that impact the future of the natural products industry:

The long awaited revision of the Nutrition Facts panel seems near, as the U.S. Food and Drug Administration (FDA) has sent proposed guidelines for new labels to the White House, the AP reported. The agency has been promising to propose new regulations for some time, as calls to bring the panel up to date with the current concerns of nutritionists have continued.

The long awaited revision of the Nutrition Facts panel seems near, as the U.S. Food and Drug Administration (FDA) has sent proposed guidelines for new labels to the White House, the AP reported. The agency has been promising to propose new regulations for some time, as calls to bring the panel up to date with the current concerns of nutritionists have continued.

If sexual intimacy with your partner isn’t as enjoyable as it once was, you’re not alone. Many factors such as stress, hormone imbalances and life changes can cause dysfunction in the bedroom, hurting relationships and even egos. You may be tempted to turn to drug store variety lubricants or medications for help, but they may actually cause more harm than good. Let’s take a look at some natural intimacy and vitality products that can reignite a flickering flame!

Hadley, MA—A small-animal study has found that stress-induced damage to the gastrointestinal tract may be helped with a vitamin E tocotrienols.

Ham Lake, MN—Bioenergy Life Science, based here, recently made public the results of a small-animal study in which the effects of caffeine and/or their branded ribose ingredient (Bioenergy) were tested on fatigued subjects.

Hoboken, NJ—A two-part study published in The Journal of Sports Medicine and Physical Fitness has generated some interesting results for anyone concerned about reducing muscle soreness after exercise.

Reviva Labs launched Pomegranate/Lactic Acid Peptide & Botanical, an all-natural exfoliant. The exfoliant helps combat skin damage and leaves skin looking clearer, brighter and feeling smoother. It is mild and non-abrasive, and can be used two to four times weekly.

Hydrating Facial Wipes from derma e are 100% compostable and come in recyclable packaging. They lift away makeup, impurities and oil while hydrating and smoothing the skin. Made with hyaluronic acid and the antioxidants grape seed and maqui berry, the wipes also moisturize.