For consumers wanting to brush up on their label reading skills, don't overlook the important labels on fresh produce. Although the USDA Organic and Non-GMO verification project seals are easily seen on packaged foods, greater care is needed when purchasing individually packed fresh fruits and vegetables.

Highlights from the show that will be influencing how we eat year-round.

A trip to the ballpark is a summer rite of passage, but you should be mindful of both your skin and snacks at the game.

The tiny kingdom of Bhutan is leading the world with a plan to make the country's agricultural production 100 percent organic. 

Chronic pain is more than the discomfort of a stiff neck, though it is a stiff-necked enemy of health and wellness, because it affects tens of millions of Americans, from young and otherwise vibrant men and women to seniors unable to walk or drive as a result of this condition.

It's up to natural industry businesses to be leaders in sustainability. Take time out to review your environmental commitment and make use of the following tips to increase energy efficiency and improve your environmental footprint.

For manufacturers and consumers looking for a cutting-edge resource to source the good and bad ingredients in cosmetics and personal care products, the Natural Ingredients Dictionary by Aubrey Hampton is invaluable.

According to Save the Children statistics nearly three million babies die within the first month of life and 287,000 women die annually from pregnancy and childbirth, with malnutrition and food security being a major cause. In the last year, improving maternal, newborn, and children's health was headlined as a top priority and centerpiece of the Canadian government's international development policy.

Retailers, is it time to expand your Ayurvedic dietary supplement offerings? Consider this: the Indian nutraceutical market was valued at $1.48 billion in 2011 and is projected to grow to $2.731 billion by 2016, according to consulting and research firm Frost & Sullivan, Mountain View, CA.