I’ve spent a large portion of my career fighting the wrongful demonization of dietary fat, trying to set the record straight, and to reclaim respectability for fat in general, saturated fat in particular, and—most importantly—cholesterol. Now it’s time to take on the whole area of cooking oils.

vitamin connection-magnesium and heart health

Let’s continue our conversation with Andrea Rosanoff, Ph.D., about the great importance of the mineral magnesium. In Part One (February 2015), we discussed the importance of magnesium for producing the energy needed for most of the body’s life processes. In Part Two (March 2015), we chatted about how magnesium is needed for the utilization of vitamin D, itself an extremely important vitamin/hormone. In Part Three (April 2015), we reviewed the possible benefits of magnesium on longevity. Now, let’s look at the many ways in which magnesium affects heart and artery health.

One of the most highly charged issues at the Codex Committee on Residues of Veterinary Drugs in Foods (CCRVDF), held during the last week of April in San Jose, Costa Rica, was the attempt to adopt a Maximum Residue Limit (MRL) for recombinant bovine growth hormone (rBGH), otherwise known as recombinant bovine somatotropin (rbST), which, for a very long time, has been waiting in the wings at a final Step 8 for its adoption by the Codex Alimentarius Commission.

Men's Health

Though we should always keep in mind what makes us the same, there are lots of important differences between men and women. These differences start biologically, and as a result, certain health issues more frequently apply to men.

Give and take in just the right balance makes everything to work out for the best. Too bad the mainstream food industry hasn’t learned anything about balance, and keeps trying to tip the scale toward an unhealthy diet.

karen howard organic natural health association

When the NYAG announced his investigation into the quality of herbal supplements, Organic & Natural took action, requesting a meeting with his staff.

retailer tips

If one were to ask me what the most important thing is to me, my store, and the health food industry at large, there would be no hesitance in my reply: foundations.

The Southeast NPA Board of Directors(SENPA) showed a strong presence at the NPA's 18th annual Natural Products Day.

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