green schools

To prepare for a future economy likely to be driven by environmental jobs and innovation, today’s children will need a green-centric education.

Austin, TX—Renowned in the field of pharmacognosy and a mentor to countless other researchers, Norman R. Farnsworth, Ph.D. passed away at the age of 81 at a Chicago hospital on September 10, after a period of declining health from congestive heart failure and type 2 diabetes lasting several months.

Ojai, CA—As communities struggle to regain a footing after Hurricane Irene and Tropical Storm Lee, Nourish America is providing needed support via $1.5 million in nutritional products donated by various companies. Throughout the Northeast and North Carolina, continuous heavy rain has meant record flooding and widespread evacuations, including a mandatory order for 100,000 to flee in preparation for Lee.

The natural products industry has been dissecting the proposed guidelines for new dietary ingredients (NDIs) since the U.S. Food and Drug Administration (FDA) made them public in July. Last month, WholeFoods explained some of the technical parts of the document and what they could mean for supplement makers. But, there’s another side of the story: the human side, specifically how companies are reacting to the document.

 

What do healthful berries, red wine and an Ayurvedic medicinal preparation for cardiovascular wellness, Drakshasava, have in common? Find out in this white paper from Sabinsa Corp.

Kids Kritics

What Kid Kritics have to say about the foods they taste.

Nancy Trent

A shop around the New York Gift Show with my trend-spotting eye revealed that everyday items are being packaged as gifts.

How businesses can take advantage of Twitter’s promotional power.

The American Journal of Clinical Nutrition recently printed two separate articles that cover the mechanisms through which amino acids affect protein synthesis.