When you travel abroad, your body doesn't necessarily take a vacation with you—be mindful of what you eat and be sure to take proper care of your skin.

detox

A diet consisting of whole foods should be part of any wellness program or daily routine. Aside from the health benefits, which are too many to cite in a single sentence, there is an emotional reward to maintaining a balanced selection of fruits, vegetables and lean protein: You begin to feel better, as your body rids itself of various toxins, chemicals, preservatives, additives and fillers. 

The founder and the man behind the name of Burt’s Bees, Burt Shavitz, passed away on Sunday, July 5 at the age of 80.

gum

Chewing gum is one of those products that we’ve grabbed for since childhood. But have you ever stopped to think about what goes into it?

Fort Lauderdale, FL—With the competitiveness of today’s business industry, store owners could consider themselves successful to own a bustling brick-and-mortar store. A second store? That would be even better. But, what if that small business owner has the opportunity to open his third store in a third town?

The upcoming Institute of Food Technologists (IFT) Annual Meeting & Food Expo in Chicago is an important industry-wide event. Featuring raw materials for the dietary supplement and food industries, IFT is a great opportunity to meet and network with exhibitors and attendees from around the world.

For consumers wanting to brush up on their label reading skills, don't overlook the important labels on fresh produce. Although the USDA Organic and Non-GMO verification project seals are easily seen on packaged foods, greater care is needed when purchasing individually packed fresh fruits and vegetables.

Highlights from the show that will be influencing how we eat year-round.

gluten free

Harleysville, PA—A recent webinar conducted by the Natural Marketing Institute (NMI) revealed some interesting trends about who’s buying gluten-free foods and why. Hosted by managing partner Maryellen Molyneaux and vice-president of strategic innovation Diane Ray, the webinar presented findings from NMI’s Gluten Free 2015 report.