Alaskan Cruise

One grand prize winner will receive a seven-night Glacier Bay Alaskan cruise for two. The prize also includes round-trip airfare and airport transfers.

Adam Goodman. NPA East

Many (many) years ago I began my career in this industry as a retail manager. The fact that the chain (once among the largest) I worked for is no longer in business, should tell a lot about the changing retail landscape we live in today. Change certainly can be scary, but it doesn’t have to be fatal.

Mushroom Wisdom

Mushroom Wisdom, East Rutherford, NJ, founded by CEO Mike Shirota in 1991, celebrated its 25th Anniversary at Expo West.  Addressing the audience at Mushroom Wisdom’s annual Expo West breakfast symposium, Shirota reflected on the company’s 25 years and expressed his gratitude. “On behalf of Mushroom Wisdom and all of its employees, I would like to thank all of you who have been supporting us for the last 25 years,” he said. “Without your warm patronage and big support, we wouldn’t be here today.”

Patricia Bragg

Patricia Bragg, N.D., Ph.D., sits down with Sebastian Krawiec, assistant editor of WholeFoods Magazine at Expo West to share her tips for achieving longevity.

lester burke

Industry is mourning the loss of Gary Burke, founder of Life Line Foods and Buried Treasure Liquid Nutrients of Pikeville, TN.

At Expo West, Host Defense highlighted its new Give Bees a Chance campaign (part of its BeeFriendly Research Initiative), an effort to raise awareness for colony collapse disorder (CCD) and new research about the potential for mushroom extracts to help bee populations. CCD increased by 6% in 2015, affecting 41% of the managed bee colonies nationwide.

Visitors to the AIDP booth at Expo West were privy to new data about magnesium's role in supporting cognitive function. A recent randomized, placebo-controlled, double-blind study published in the Journal of Alzheimer's Disease found that supplementation with magnesium threonate (as Magtein from AIDP) was effective at improving certain aspects of cognitive function relative to a person’s age, in subjects with cognitive impairment.

organic milk

Newcastle upon Tyne, UK—Is organic milk more nutritious than its conventional counterpart? New research suggests the answer is, “Yes.”