Manitoba Harvest Hemp Foods, Mom Love Contest

Just in time for Mother’s Day, Manitoba Harvest Hemp Foods, annual Mom Love Contest is back with a chance for participates to win a pair of Fitbit Blaze fitness watches and a pack filled with Manitoba Harvest goodies!

smoking nutriiton

Thanks to public messaging, we are all aware of the negative health consequences of smoking. Cigarette smoke contains a number of poisons and toxins such as carbon monoxide, cadium, arsenic, cyanide, benzene, ammonia, formaldehyde and many more.  Even nicotine is a poison, used to kill insects. Of coursem it is always advisable to quit smoking. However, there are many ways to become healthier before quitting, that will also make it easier to give up the habit later.

climate change

New York, NY—On April 22, diplomats from 167 countries met to sign the climate accord reached this past December in Paris. The goal of the accord, established by the world's governments in 2009, is to limit the planet's warming to less than 2 degrees Celsius (3.6 degrees Fahrenheit), ideally limiting it to 1.5 degrees. Despite the signing, 55 countries representing 55% of global greenhouse gas emissions must first present formal ratification documents before the agreement can take effect, which may take a few years (1).

Health Quest Podcast

Interview with Michael Jeffers about EstroC-100 supplement for menapausal support.

Cranberry Monograph

Scotts Valley, CA—The American Herbal Pharmacopoeia’s recently published a 96-page monograph on cranberry, including information about standards for analysis, quality, control and therapeutics.

Pharmachem Laboratories carb consumption study

Kearny, NJ—Pharmachem Laboratories, based here, sponsored a national consumer survey about why consumers have not been more successful in their weight control efforts.

GNC

GNC Holdings, Inc. announced in its first-quarter results on Thursday it would be selling and refranchising 84 company-owned stores to franchisee, Sun Holding, for approximately $17 million.

CVS Pharmacy Recalls Organic Herbal Tea

CVS Pharmacy has announced a voluntary recall of select cases of Gold Emblem Abound Organic Spiced Herbal Tea, after being notified by the manufacturer that the product could potentially be contaminated with Salmonella.

The DeCicco & Sons franchise

Larchmont, NY—Have you ever thought about making big changes to your store to make it even more "green." One NY grocery store recently used innovative technology to benefit the environment, which in return has benefited their bottom line.