Seven esteemed experts on dietary supplements regulations kicked off the Wednesday morning SupplySide West program with a panel discussion about the state of the dietary supplements industry and which issues might surface in the near future.

dietary supplements emergency room visits

Researchers from the U.S. Food and Drug Administration (FDA) and the Centers for Disease Control and Prevention (CDC) recently published data in the New Journal of Medicine suggesting that 23,000 emergency room (ER) visits every year were caused by reactions to dietary supplements intake. Industry groups strongly disagree with the determination that supplements are unsafe.

Chicago, IL—Aiming to help natural retailers better understand the science of "natural" products, the inaugural Healthy and Natural Trade Show in Chicago will open May 5 with a day of education for trade show attendees.

should I scoop out my bagel?

Candid weight management advice.

Wichita, KS—Events are nothing new at GreenAcres Market, whether it’s a wine tasting or seminar to highlight supplements, healing oils and other natural products. In their newest program "Cooking with Dr. Anne," a series of four free cooking classes, the market hopes to bring attention to the way nutrition can positively impact children’s behavior, learning and mood.

debra's natural gourmet

WholeFoods Magazine Editor Kaylynn Chiarello-Ebner talks with Jim Leahy, GM at Debra's Natural Gourmet after receiving the 2015 Retailer of the Year Award.

dr. passwater

WholeFoods Editor Kaylynn Chiarello-Ebner talks with Dr. Richard A. Passwater, Ph.D., about The Pycnogenol Connection at the Horphag Research booth during SupplySide West 2015.

Jonny Bowden

This last weekend, I attended a seminar in San Diego, and one of the sponsors was Bulletproof Coffee.

NOW Foods

Kaylynn Chiarello-Ebner, editor of WholeFoods Magazine, interviews Amber Cerda of NOW Foods about the new NOW Pet line at Natural Products Expo East 2015.