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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.

Niacin Has Changed Many Lives For the Better

While discussing the many health benefits of megadoses of niacin last month with Dr. Andrew Saul, we decided it would be helpful to give...

First Impressions of Expo West

Natural Products Expo West is like an adult Disney World — if your own personal version of Disney includes supplements and healthy freebies. Lucky...
collagen

Collagen: It’s Not Just for Women!

It might be too early to hand out a “supplement of the year” award for 2017, but it’s not too early to nominate one:...

Why Organic?

Organic foods have become a prevalent movement in today’s world, but what is it about organic foods that make people not only spend a...

He’s Doing It His Way

President Trump strategically selected Frank Sinatra’s “My Way” for his first dance at the inaugural ball, and the lyrics to that song could not...

What’s Selling: March 2017

Midwest: Natural Food Shop, Milwaukee, WI (1,200 ft²) SUPPLEMENTS: Europharma, Terry Naturally Curamin; Y.S. Organic Bee Farms, Positive Energy; Wakunaga of America, Co., Ltd., Kyolic Lucky 7 FOOD: Vern’s...

Let’s Fight Back!

The History of Rudeness At first, it wasn’t online websites that were stealing your brick-and-mortar customers; it was the vitamin discount shop down the street....

Niacin: The Original Megavitamin Is More Important Than Ever

I believe that the first vitamins used clinically in “mega” doses were vitamins C and niacin (vitamin B3). Megadoses of vitamin C were used...

Celiac Disease, NCGS (Non-Celiac Gluten Sensitivity), Wheat Allergy, and Noxae Defined

Ever wonder how many billions of dollars go into protective gear for workers? Mechanics, painters, coal miners, … it’s a pretty long list. The...
Autoimmune

Stopping the Autoimmune Domino Effect

Slumped over tea that smells like rotting compost: “Why can’t this be a decadent rich caramel caffè macchiato? But no, food issues and one sickness...

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