editorial

Why is it so difficult to convince some people that multivitamins are a worthwhile part of the kids’ health package?

Here’s a quick question for you: Can you name three supplements that almost everyone on the planet could benefit from taking?

duffy mackay

As a nation, we’re facing an emerging public health issue that could negatively impact the cognitive health of our children. As an industry, we have a chance to make a real difference.

phytoceramides

As we get older, our skin starts to lose the firmness and moisture that came with youth. So starts the search for the perfect product to regain plump skin and a dewy complexion. One trending ingredient category has captured the interest of beauty shoppers: phytoceramides. Should you give them a try?

vitamin connection

It’s quite simple! According to the predominance of the scientific evidence, the higher the levels of glutathione in cells, on average, the longer the lifespan and the better health.

scott tips

Most people would not think of Geneva, Switzerland as an uncomfortably hot city. Still, the reason for braving the heat here was a good and necessary one: The 38th session of the Codex Alimentarius Commission.

New faces walk through our doors all the time, most are customers, many are old friends and a few are there to represent a company and build a relationship with that store.  Every once in a while, when a new face shows up and that stranger is a sales representative—the face of a company we support—we are presented an opportunity.

OTA laura batcha

Consumers have never before had such a wide array of organic food and products to choose from.  Sales of organic products are increasing at or near double digits annually.  But despite these successes, research reveals significant consumer confusion about organic benefits. We've all seen the misleading headlines: organic can't feed the world; it's not worth the cost.  Most often, these confusions are fueled by myths that downplay the health, social and economic benefits of organic food and fiber. Now it's time to present the facts.

Paper or plastic? Or, neither? Decisions about which shopping bags to use or which canteen to buy make a difference—make the eco-friendly choice.