Over the past year, omegas made headlines for a lot of good reasons, but there was some bad press, too. First, a California lawsuit called into question whether fish oil contained levels of polychlorinated biphenyls (PCBs) in excess of a “safe harbor” limit set by Proposition 65 legislation. Industry associations and companies involved in the case issued statements confirming that fish oil products are safe and within the federal PCB limits.

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As part of a natural ecosystem, many organisms develop symbiotic relationships with other living things. In humans, for example, the gastrointestinal tract provides an optimal environment for bacterial growth. These bacteria assist with the host’s food digestion, protect from mechanical and chemical injury, and maintain a healthy immune system. 

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Okay, not everyone can authentically be a “super genius.” But, when taking proper care to nourish one’s brain, one can certainly enjoy the long-term benefits of clear and deft cognition, highly functioning memory and relatively stable mood within normal parameters. The continually growing number of Americans interested in preventative care and systemic support with natural products bodes well for the category of brain health.

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Getting sick is the pits. Life becomes even stormier if the ailment is digestion related. What’s worse is having a chronic condition of this type, which can make enjoying life’s simplest pleasures a harrowing experience. Unfortunately, many Americans are plagued by such conditions and too few have found viable options for making them feel better.

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From a sales standpoint, traditional Chinese medicine (TCM) and Ayurvedic medicine are becoming increasingly popular in the United States. So, as a retailer, it can prove highly beneficial to know more about these forms of medicine and some key associated herbal supplements that may benefit your customers’ needs.

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Life is an evolution, as we move throughout the stages of development and aging. From puberty, females tend to have more complicated life stages than men, physiologically speaking. 

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Knowledge about sports nutrition will help retailers win over this growing industry.

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Industry experts offer insight into some hot-butter omega news.

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probiotics

Probiotics are making their mark on the natural and mainstream markets, becoming the go-to products for addressing a range of conditions and promoting health.

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Kids Nutrition

Tips for how your store can promote children's nutrition in ways that appeal to both parents and kids.

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