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The purpose of our health and nutrition articles is to inform natural product retailers and suppliers about the latest natural product and dietary supplement news, so they can take advantage of new opportunities and improve their businesses. Our magazine provides important information regarding the industry's new and emerging product categories, plus the science behind key dietary supplements.

What’s Selling: February 2017

What’s Selling is a monthly review of the best-selling products determined from unit sales at six natural products stores around the country, rotated from...

The Many Health Benefits of Herbs and Botanicals

According to the National Health Statistics Report, shoppers are turning to alternative medicine, not only as a complement to conventional care, but also as...

Codex Lazy Monkeys

Editor’s Note: This article is intended for information purposes only. Because state and municipal laws vary greatly, as do the circumstances of individual cases,...

What You DON’T Know About Vitamin D

If nutrients were on the cover of US Weekly, vitamin D would be a superstar. Let me explain. We’ve known about the role of vitamin...

Getting to Know the New Nutrition and Supplement Facts Label Changes

More than 20 years ago, the Nutrition Facts label was introduced in an effort to help consumers make informed food choices and maintain healthy...

New Beginnings

Like most of us in the natural products industry, I too chose this path on purpose. I wanted to become a part of a...

What’s Selling: January 2017

What’s Selling is a monthly review of the best-selling products determined from unit sales at six natural products stores around the country, rotated from...
Detox

Detox or Damage Control: 3-Minute Cheat Sheet and Supplement Guide

As the holiday parties come to a close, for some people, the sleeping bears of allergic and autoimmune reactions come fully awake. Gluten, lactose,...
Worry

Nine Things You Should Stop Worrying About and Why

Ever noticed how whenever a “bug” is going around your office, some people get sick right away and some don’t even notice? Or it...
Specialty Diets, Holiday

Specialty Diets during the Holidays, How to Enjoy Safely

Snow, Christmas lights, and of course cookies, cakes and eggnog… unless of course you’re avoiding gluten, dairy, and sugar. I’m usually all about science. After...

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