healthquest podcast

Steve Lankford speaks with Dr. Michael Murray on the health effects of stress, and lifestyle and supplemental approaches that can provide support in this area.

Columbus, OH—The 2015 Natural Products Association (NPA)/MAHO Expo, which was held from July 24-26 at the Hilton Columbus, has wrapped up and preparation for next year’s event has already started.

Washington, D.C.— The U.S. Food and Drug Administration(FDA) has sent out warning letters to five companies selling pure powdered caffeine, stating that “these products are dangerous and present a significant or unreasonable risk of illness or injury to consumers.”

New faces walk through our doors all the time, most are customers, many are old friends and a few are there to represent a company and build a relationship with that store.  Every once in a while, when a new face shows up and that stranger is a sales representative—the face of a company we support—we are presented an opportunity.

Minneapolis, MN – After the company stated in June that it is eliminating artificial flavors and colors from its cereals, General Mills has followed it up by announcing that it will be eliminate artificial flavors and colors from all products in its fruit-flavored snacks category, according to the company.

St. Louis, MO—Agricultural mega-company Monsanto, based here has officially dropped its roughly $46 billion bid for Swiss seed company Syngenta.

Fresh data from the second Age-Related Eye Disease Study (AREDS2) suggest there is no benefit to supplementing with omega-3 to counter cognitive decline, and industry voices are fighting back.

Harleysville, PA—In August, WholeFoods Magazine covered a webinar held by the Natural Marketing Institute (NMI) discussing consumer findings from their Gluten-Free 2015 Report. New information released by NMI has provided some valuable insight on an aspect of gluten-free that has become very popular, but also controversial: condition management.

Hampton Creek Food has been issued a warning letter by the U.S. Food and Drug Administration (FDA) for allegedly misbranding some of its products due to its contents.