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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: 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...

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...

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....

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...

The Latest in Nutricosmetic Trends

Apart from being the editor for WholeFoods Magazine, I am also a woman who cares about skin health. While researching for this month’s cover...

Consumption of Omega-3s and Health Consequences

Research reports continue to show the importance of the long-chain omega-3 fatty acids, eicosapentaenoic acid (EPA) and docosahexaenoic acid (DHA) to heart health. The...

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...

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...

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,...

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