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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.

Welcome to the 2015 WholeFoods Magazine Source Directory, the largest and most comprehensive print/online directory of information in the natural products industry.

Jonny Bowden

While we’ve all been busy focusing on avoiding cholesterol and fat we’ve ignored what is turning out to be one of the most important health concerns of our time—inflammation.

You buy organic and natural foods every week. But do you know the difference between the two? Here’s a primer about what the terms mean (and don’t mean).

This month, we 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. This biochemical importance begs the question: Does magnesium make a measurable difference in terms of health and longevity? This month, Dr. Rosanoff discusses the role of magnesium and longevity.

The drug companies had a problem. They always have a problem, but this one looked huge. For some time, a Centers for Disease Control and Prevention (CDC) whistleblower had been helping Brian Hooker, Ph.D., uncover data manipulation by the CDC that showed deliberate suppression of scientific evidence linking autism to vaccines among African-American babies.

Jam-packed lanes. Backups forcing long lines of people to inch forward at a snail’s pace. Rubber-necking at something surprising on the sidelines. Nope, I’m not talking about my typical commute on New Jersey’s notoriously crowded highways. I’m describing the busiest aisles of Natural Products Expo West 2015, held March 5–8 in sunny Anaheim, CA.