olive oil

Even nutritionists and other healthcare professionals may be feeling a little dizzy by the emerging science related to saturated fats and heart disease. USC School of Pharmacy Research Professor Roger Clemens, DrPH, CFS, CNS, FIFT, FACN, FIAFST, discussed the confusion this has created during the recent Palm International Nutra-Cosmeceutical Conference.

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julie dennis

Vitamin retailers are in a particularly powerful position to make sure they only offer the highest quality dietary supplements. But when it comes to deciding which supplements to carry, there is such a wide range of quality available that it can be difficult to decide which ones to choose. Below are questions retailers can ask of supplement manufacturers to help assure they only stock quality product.

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There are an incredibly large amount of options when it comes to buying eggs at your local store. Every single package seems to contain a plethora of buzzwords, all meaning different things. To improve your egg buying strategy and experience, we’ve broken down just what regulations cover these buzzwords and how they can be used.

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organic labeling

Anyone who would like to protect the organic standard and particularly to prohibit non-organic and synthetic ingredients can give input at the upcoming spring 2016 meeting.

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Michael D. Shaw

Promoting health and wellness online is a greater challenge than many people may imagine, or most web designers may believe. 

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What happens in Vegas stays in Vegas. Well, not really. Not anymore. That may be one of the best catch phrases of all time for Las Vegas, almost to the point of being over-used.  However, things have changed and that phrase no longer applies…anywhere. Here’s why:
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collagen peptides

Why have a pound of fat when you can have a pound of muscle?

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If you’re not showing off your eco-friendly side, you may be losing customers. EcoFocus Worldwide reports that grocery shoppers are becoming increasingly concerned about the ingredients in their favorite foods.

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Have you ever had one of those days when you wake up and feel refreshed and alive? Before you even step out of bed you already have a sense that it is going to be a great day. You know you have a busy day but can feel that everything is going to click from the moment you step out of bed. It's dark outside but somehow the sun is already shining for you.
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GMO labeling

In recent months, I have given extra attention to the GMO and mandatory labeling debate in a sincere attempt to have an objective understanding of the issues. Reflecting the desire of the growing number of consumers who wish to consume safe pure food, supplements, personal care and household products to protect human health and environment, the issue of labeling seems to be a straightforward one.

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