On June 10th, President Barack Obama issued an Executive Order creating the “National Prevention, Health Promotion, and Public Health Council.” Obviously, the authors of this Order have never heard of the Law of Unintended Consequences...

vitamin connection

Last month, we chatted with Dr. Jørn Dyerberg about his major health discovery of omega-3 fatty acids in human health. While that part of the interview with Dr. Dyerberg was in press, another major confirming study was published that should be noted...


Answer for today’s Daily Double: This yellow–green fruit is about the size of a lemon, has a bitter taste and has six vertical stripes around its rounded shape. It also contains more potent antioxidants than vitamin C, and may reduce the effects of arthritis and osteoporosis as well as lower cholesterol. The answer to this Jeopardy! question: What is Amla?

merchandising insights

Senator Herb Kohl (D-WI), chairman of the Senate Special Committee on Aging, held a hearing May 26, 2010, on the marketing and manufacturing of dietary supplements. The original intent of the hearing was to find and expose dangerous levels of contaminants in supplements.


According to a recent study, people who have lost their jobs in this tough economy are often depressed. That’s a no-brainer, but here’s something that isn’t: individuals that have several friends and family members who are also jobless are less likely to be depressed. Plus, they are often less gung-ho about finding a new job. Why? It’s the social norm; there is no incentive for change.

Despite official government and mainstream-media pronouncements, and our own best hopes, the economy is not getting better.

Dealing with the Pain of Headaches and Migraines

As anyone who suffers from headaches or migraines can attest, once the pain starts, it can be hard to think about anything else. Thankfully, there are many natural ways to stop these aches, and even prevent them from beginning.

What’s hot on the restaurant scene are big, bold flavors, which increasingly means crossing paths with the food police’s latest bandit: sodium.