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!


Albertsons Reportedly in Merger Talks with Sprouts Farmers Market

According to Bloomberg, Albertsons Cos., a grocery-chain operator, held preliminary merger talks with Sprouts Farmers Market Inc. Citing people with knowledge of the matter, Bloomberg...

Carbon Emissions Flat for Third Straight Year

Paris, France — According to the International Energy Agency (IEA), global energy-related carbon dioxide emissions were flat in 2016, at 32.1 gigatonnes, for the...

Ahiflower Found to Have Similar Effects as Fish Oil

Ahiflower, a plant-based omega upstart grown in the United Kingdom was recently found to have anti-inflammatory and immune-modulating effects similar to those found in...
Label Guidance

AHPA Adopts Label Guidance for Fungal Products

Silver Spring, MD — AHPA (American Herbal Products Association) is adopting label guidance for products/supplements containing fungi in their ingredients. The aim is to lessen labeling...
visionary award

Elwood Richard Receives Visionary Award from AHPA

Bloomingdale, IL – Elwood Richard, founder of NOW, received the American Herbal Products Association (AHPA) AHPA Visionary award on March 9th for his “pioneering and unprecedented...

Ikhlas Khan Receives ABC Mark Blumenthal Herbal Community Builder Award

Austin, TX — The American Botanical Council (ABC), a research and educational organization for the use of herbal medicine, has announced Ikhlas Khan, Ph.D. as...

In Memoriam: James A. May

Arizona-based Wisdom Natural Brands founder and CEO James A. May has passed at the age of 80 due to heart complications. May was known worldwide as...

Israelsen and Bass Honored by AHPA

Anaheim, CA — The American Herbal Products Association (AHPA) has awarded United Natural Products Alliance (UNPA) President Loren Israelsen and Scott Bass, partner at Sidley...

A New Educational Content Portal, Available by Deerland Enzymes and Probiotics

Kennesaw, GA – An international custom enzyme formulator and probiotic-based contract manufacturer, Deerland Enzymes, has created Digestible, an educational content portal within their

Scott Gottlieb, M.D. Nominated as Commissioner of FDA

Chevy Chase, MD – According to a press release by New Enterprise Associates, Inc., President Donald J. Trump has nominated the firm’s Venture Partner...