Rome, Italy—A new study has suggested that bergamot polyphenolic fraction (BPF) may be able to reduce small dense LDL cholesterol particles, particularly in people suffering from non-alcoholic fatty liver disease (NAFLD) and metabolic syndrome.

In “Ask the Doc,” I hope to take on all of your food and dietary supplement related questions or entertain whatever you’ve always wanted to ask your primary care physician.

The majority of the people that utilize social media are from Generation-Y (20-37 years old in 2014).  If one is looking to see how social media will evolve by 2020, Generation-Y and Millenniums  will remain the dominate users.

Top-selling products in the Kids' Nutrition category.

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A study being conducted by the Institute for Health Promotion Research (IHPR) at the University of Texas (UT) Health Science Center at San Antonio is recruiting breast cancer survivors to learn how certain foods including herbs and spices may help reduce the risk of cancer recurrence.

Naperville, ILThe world of natural products distributors has become more compact with the acquisition of Nature's Best by KeHE Distributors, announced formally on July 18. The pairing is said to enhance and broaden KeHE's national distribution and its expertise in the natural/organic channel.

Jonny Bowden

For the occasion of my first appearance in WholeFoods, I’d like to tell you a bit about me and what to expect from this column.