Last month, we chatted with Richard Bloomer, Ph.D., about the role of GPLC (GlycoCarn from SigmaTau) in improving the performance of athletes.

Neti Pot

The basics of how and why to use a neti pot.

After nine long months of preparation, the baby has finally arrived—along with some unexpected chaos! Between feedings, diaper changes, hugs and bath time, it’s easy for new mothers to get overwhelmed.

We hear the term “free radical” almost on a daily basis in news reports and magazine articles. Given their potential to have a major impact on health, it’s important to have a firm grasp of what they are and how we can prevent the damage they can inflict on our bodies.

Merchandising Insights

You know the feeling. You’ve just packed out your big order, or cut in space on your shelves for that hot new line, or built a promotional end cap for your monthly specials. Row upon row of neatly faced products beam brightly back at you. “Picture perfect!” you say to yourself.

There are so many ways consumers are getting information about health that they look to you, not as a salesperson, but as an information specialist.

Richard A. Passwater, Ph.D.

We have discussed the importance of the “advanced” carnitine called GPLC (GlycoCarn, from Sigma-tau HealthScience, Inc.) in previous columns with both cardiologist Stephen Sinatra, M.D., and exercise physiologist, Richard J. Bloomer, Ph.D.

Industry members will never forget the day they learned Congress passed the Dietary Supplement Health and Education Act (DSHEA) of 1994.