nancy trent

I made a few predictions about emerging food trends before the annual Winter Fancy Food show, held in San Francisco January 19–21.

3-D printing, wearable technologies and robots are all making headlines for their Jetsons-quality lifestyle implications.

mesquite flour

Why mesquite flour may be the most important flour you've never heard of.

enzymes recall

An FDA Enforcement Report for the week of November 13, 2013, requested a voluntary recall of Xylanase after the discovery September 30th, citing that products may be contaminated with Chloramphenicol.

Two flawed studies, a rehashed review, and an editorial published in the December 17 issue of the Annals of Internal Medicine have attempted to discredit the value of multivitamin supplements, according to Life Extension®, the Fort Lauderdale, Fla.-based anti-aging and longevity research organization.

nancy trent

In 2010, I predicted that 2012 would be the tipping point for all things “fresh.”  As a professional trendspotter, I’m always a little ahead of the curve but never too far off the mark. 

omegas

A recent statistic unveiled by Discovery Research Group highlights the need for a growing number of consumers to be vigilant about their omega-3 supplement preferences. This investigation into consumer behavior around omega-3 intake revealed that as many as 40% of consumers are looking for non-fish oil sources to meet their current supplement needs (1).

saint gobain

Building a secure and sustainable supply chain not only makes good business sense; it also helps to demonstrate a commitment to wider stakeholder and societal interests, enhance the resiliency of the supply chain, and stimulate innovation as well as productivity.

My first post last month, “Tonics 101,” defined tonic herbs, specifically how tonics help the body to better adapt to the challenges it faces, and how this approach differs from the symptom-oriented approach common in modern western medicine. Today, let’s examine adaptogens, one of the best-studied classes of tonic herbs.