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Are you up on the latest curcumin research? If you sell curcumin, you should be....and here's how:

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The heart is one of the hardest-working organs in the body. It contracts and relaxes a little more than once per second, providing the blood flow that every other organ in your body relies on. That requires a steady supply of energy, and to perform at optimal function, your heart needs to derive that energy from its fuel (primarily fatty acids and glucose) efficiently and with little waste. This is where coenzyme-Q10 (CoQ10) comes into play.

GMO Law

The Associated Press has reported that the Senate Agricultural Committee has voted 16-4 to approve legislation that would prevent mandatory labeling of food made from genetically modified organisms (GMOs). This puts Vermont’s mandatory labeling law, which goes into effect in July, in the crossfire.

karen howard organic natural health association

The Organic & Natural Health Association is taking a proactive approach, launching a consumer education campaign and nutrient research agenda, starting with peer-reviewed, published research on the power of vitamin D. 

Adam Goodman. NPA East

Lobbying efforts at both the national and state levels have been effective (so far) at keeping the legislative wolves at bay. However, as 2016 unfolds (in a presidential election cycle no less), investigations are underway in as many as 12 states (and territories), and hearings have been taking place on Capitol Hill.

navy pier chicago

Chicago, IL—Some 2,000 industry members are expected to make their way to the Windy City for William Reed Business Media’s inaugural The Healthy & Natural Show. The three-day show will take place May 5­–7 at Chicago’s Navy Pier. Here are five key things to do while attending the show.

2016’s best food trends are tastier than ever, and happen to be better for your health too. A lap or two around the Winter Fancy Food Show in San Francisco mid-January proved that you don’t have to sacrifice nutrients to satisfy your hunger.

Robert M. Califf, U.S. Food and Drug Administration (FDA)

Silver Spring, MD—Robert M. Califf has been confirmed as the new commissioner of the U.S. Food and Drug Administration (FDA).

KeHe, Monterrey Provision

Naperville, IL—KeHe has acquired San Diego-based Monterrey Provision Company, a 40-year-old family-owned distributor of retail grocery products. The acquisition is said to help advance KeHe’s strategic plan to be a trusted distributor for natural, organic and specialty products.