Natural Health News

Natural Health News

Big things are happening in the world of health and nutrition. That's why WholeFoods' editors are out there getting the facts and bringing breaking health news to you. Whether you are interested in hot products for your store, staying on top of trends, nutrition research, or regulatory news, we have you covered. The devil is in the details, and our writers never shy away from bringing them to you. They delve into a variety of topics to deliver great information to readers; but don't take our word for it. Select a topic or health article that interests you and enjoy!

Expo East

Record Breaking Expo East

This year’s 31st Annual Natural Products Expo East turned out to be the largest one on record, with 28,000 industry members attending, a 10%...
World Health Organization, sugary drinks

WHO Urges for Sugary Drinks Tax

Geneva, Switzerland—On October 11, 2016, the World Health Organization (WHO) released a new report which urged countries to tax all sugary drinks in an...
Food & Nutrition, Lycored, tomato extract

Tomato Extract Improves Cardiovascular Health

Orange, NJ – A new study published in Food & Nutrition suggest taking the carotenoid-rich tomato extract (CRTE) supplement (Cardiomato by Lycored, Orange, NJ) for...
ssci supplements

NPA Launches Game-Changing SSCI Initiative

Las Vegas, NV—A new way to uphold consumer confidence in natural products is coming to the industry, courtesy of the Natural Products Association (NPA). NPA...
Patent Agreement

Neptune and Aker BioMarine Reach a Patent Agreement

Aker BioMarine and Neptune Technologies & Bioressources Inc., announced on Monday, that the two companies have entered a broad patent cross-licensing agreement. The agreement, which...
teething tablets

FDA Warns Against Homeopathic Teething Tablets

The U.S. Food and Drug Administration (FDA) issued a safety alert telling shoppers that "homeopathic teething tablets and gels may pose a risk to...
NBTY, Eric T. Schneiderman, DNA Barcode, dietary supplements

NBTY Agrees to DNA Barcode Herbal Ingredients

NBTY Inc., an herbal supplement manufacturer and distributor for brands such as Nature’s Bounty and Solgar, has agreed to exceed federal standards and conduct...
Dr. Bronner's, Organic Trade Association, DARK Act,

Dr. Bronner’s Resigns from the Organic Trade Association

Vista, CA–On September 19, Dr. Bronner's a family-owned natural brand of soap and organic body care products, announced the company’s resignation from the Organic...
USDA, Branded Food Products Database, Tom Vilsack

USDA Launches Branded Food Products Database

On September 16th, the U.S. Department of Agriculture (USDA) launched the Branded Food Products Database, a free online resource for families, the food industry and...
NOW Foods, probiotic, DNA Testing, Rick Sharpee,

NOW Foods Begins DNA Testing Probiotics

Bloomingdale, IL – To ensure the identity and purity of key probiotic products, NOW Foods, a family-owned business that supplies and markets vitamins, herbs,...