The winners of the Natural and Organic Awards Europe 2017 were announced yesterday (Monday 3 April) at Natural & Organic Products Europe trade show in London.
Prominent experts in nutrition and cognitive function explained the importance of diet and nutrients in preventing or slowing cognitive decline at the fourth meeting of the All Party Parliamentary Group on Micronutrients and Health, held at the House of Commons on 14 March.
The European Food Safety Authority is to give formal advice on daily sugar intake for the first time.
A recent survey of 2,000 people by Opinion Health on behalf of UK-based herbal tea and supplements specialist Pukka Herbs has found that 43% have tried alternative medicine/herbal remedies.
Amazon has launched a small range of dietary supplements under its ‘Amazon Elements’ label.
US natural products retailer Vitamin Shoppe has reported a fall in comparable store sales for the last quarter. But the company says that its ‘reinvention strategy’ remains on track.
US trade association the Natural Products Association (NPA) and the Alliance for Natural Health-USA (ANH-USA) have jointly launched a “grassroots” campaign to encourage members of Congress to include dietary supplements in any Health Savings Account (HSA) or Flexible Spending Account (FSA) legislation introduced as part of so-called ‘Repeal and Replace’ efforts by the new Trump Administration.
Africa needs to develop standards to assure safety and benefit of its herbal medicines, says Ameenah Gurib-Fakim, President of Mauritius.
People who eat a gluten-free diet may be at risk for dramatically increased exposure to arsenic and mercury – toxic metals that can lead to cardiovascular disease, cancer and neurological effects
India hosted the World Integrated Medicine Forum on Regulation of Homeopathic Medicine earlier this month.
Algatechnologies will use this year’s Vitafoods to highlight its AstaPure 3% astaxanthin powder.
Australian CAM group Complementary Medicines Australia (CMA) has issued a strong defence of the quality of herbal products.
China has passed a new law that places Traditional Chinese Medicine (TCM) on an equal footing in the country with western medicine.
“Engaging authentically with our customers – that’s our big opportunity as independent retailers.” So says Food For Thought owner Alan Martin in a new video interview for Natural Products News.
Holland & Barrett CEO Peter Aldis talks here with NPN’s Jim Manson about the retailer’s new flagship More store at Marble Arch and how it plans to become a £1 billion business by 2020