The U.S. Food and Drug Administration (FDA) just agreed to new Qualified Health Claims for selenium. The law firm of Emord & Associates announced on September 28 that a partial settlement with FDA has been achieved following the decision of the U.S. District Court for the District of Columbia in ANH v. Sebelius.

Before the baby boom generation (1946–64), when most work was physical and lifespan shorter, society didn’t consider the concept of optimal health. Securing food, shelter and safety took up most of our waking energy. The mass-agriculture and industrialization triggered by World War II gave Americans the ability to consistently meet and afford these basic human needs for the first time.

Welcome to the 2010 edition of the WholeFoodsWho’s Who of Manufacturers and Suppliers, the only reference tool of its kind in the natural products industry. In these pages, you will find listings of hundreds of companies and thousands of individuals who work for these companies.

The Codex Alimentarius Commission (CAC) opened its 33rd session on Monday, July 5, at the Centre International de Conferences in Geneva, with a full agenda of food-standard topics to be discussed.

CoQ10

The saying, “you’re only as good as the company you keep” applies to people as much as it does to enzymes and their coenzyme support system. Coenzymes are organic molecules that link to enzymes, or protein, and help them accelerate chemical reactions and produce energy. Taking coenzyme Q10, or CoQ10, as a dietary supplement can help ensure that the enzymes in your body will keep the great company of CoQ10.

Food recalls really hit home with Americans. From tomatoes to spinach to peppers and now to eggs, recalled foods that should be healthy and safe have us feeling suspicious and misled.

The good news is that nutrition can greatly reduce injuries and soreness, while improving performance at the same time.

energy drinks

We all know that feeling of the mid-day slump. But, think twice before you grab that energy drink. Conventional energy drinks can have detrimental health consequences. Instead, consider a natural energy drink to keep you engaged and energized throughout the day.

This month, we will chat with Dr. Dyerberg about the details and meaning of these studies.