Meditation, yoga, retreats, nutrition, nature … all things we are encouraged to do to nurture and nourish our spiritual side. Well, this is all fine and really nice, but how do we continue the growth or manage this growth when we spend a good part of our days at work interacting with rejects who look only to fill the voids in their lives by sucking the life entirely out of yours?

amd and vitamin d

Buffalo, NY—Shoppers now have another reason to make sure they are getting enough vitamin D. New data published in JAMA Ophthalmology suggests that sufficient levels of vitamin D may help reduce the risk of developing age-related macular degeneration (ARMD) in women who are at high genetic risk for developing the disease.

NIH Supplements

Bethesda, MDThe National Institutes of Health (NIH) has announced that five research centers will receive a combined $35 million in funding over the next several years to study the "safety of natural products, on how they work within the body and on the development of cutting-edge research technologies."

soho expo

Kissimmee, FL—Southeast Natural Products Association (SENPA) recently wrapped up a successful roadshow and is in full swing with SOHO Expo preparations.

tierona low dog

Washington, D.C.—Renowned physician and natural medicine proponent Tieraona Low Dog, M.D., briefs Congressional staff members about the value of dietary supplements.

Reno, NV—The Great Basin Community Co-op, in collaboration with creative director Steve Cook, is adding new depth to business transparency with the release of the Meet Your Farmer app.

supplements schneidern

New York, NY—NY Attorney (NYAG) General Eric T. Schneiderman is persisting in his attacks on the dietary supplements industry, this time targeting marketers of devil's claw.

nap award winners

Washington, D.C.The Natural Products Association (NPA) is continuing its tradition of honoring "outstanding individuals and businesses" with its annual awards during Natural Products Expo East in Baltimore. This year's awards ceremony will be held on September 16th at 3:00 pm in the Baltimore Convention Center in Room 323.

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