duffy mackay

As a nation, we’re facing an emerging public health issue that could negatively impact the cognitive health of our children. As an industry, we have a chance to make a real difference.


Oslo, Norway—A new small-animal study builds on previous evidence that a branded form of vitamin K2 benefits the heart by preventing arterial calcification.

When I discovered spa culture in the 90s, I felt at home as the luminaries in this industry were at the forefront of the natural revolution.  Now that natural is trending and mainstream, the natural products industry can learn a lot from the early adaptors in spa about consumer perception, expectations and exceptions.

New York, NY—Those looking for supplements that support attention and focus have even more reason to consider citicoline with the results of a new study.

Courtesy of New England Natural Bakers, participants will have the opportunity to win a year supple of granola. All they have to do is fill out the form on the company’s Facebook page and like the page.

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 July 24-26 at the Hilton Columbus, has wrapped up and preparation for next year’s event has already started.

powdered caffeine

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.