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  • Codex Alimentarius
    Codex Alimentarius and the Future of Vitamina - Part Two
    This is Part Two of a continuing series on Codex Alimentarius and its potential impact on the natural health industry in non-European countries.In the United States, the European Food Supplements Directive and Codex would appear to be completely...
  • Drink a delicious treat and grow more beautiful: BeautyScoop
    Drink a delicious treat and grow more beautiful: BeautyScoop
    Would you like to glow from within? Have more beautiful skin, hair and nails within 3 weeks? What if you could drink a delicious beverage and take care of things? That day has come: BeautyScoop to the rescue! I was happy to be hosted to experience...
  • Examiner photo of Thomas Amshay
    Supplement buying online -- good deal or creep show?
    I dislike what so many supplement sellers on the Internet and elsewhere have become -- in my opinion more liars and scam artists than late night infomercials. And that applies to some brand name companies with stores all over the country, and to...
  • What you eat can change your spirit: The Pinecone Apothecary
    What you eat can change your spirit: The Pinecone Apothecary
    Perhaps you're looking to get more grounded and/or celestial in what you ingest. Isn't there a little Alice in Wonderland in all of us? There are different qualities and types of nourishment from flowers, herbs and minerals. What if,...
  • Vitamins and minerals abound
    Can supplements impact your cancer prognosis?
    The next time you wonder if purchasing all those supplements is worth the added expense to the family budget, remind yourself about the scientific validation and the benefits of supplementation.An article published two years ago in Breast Cancer...
  • Fluoxetine tablets also known as Prozac and Sarafem
    Antidepressant discovered in dietary supplement OxyELITE Pro Super Thermogenic
    The U.S. Food and Drug Administration (FDA) recently released a warning to consumers regarding a pharmaceutical antidepressant discovered in OxyELITE Pro Super Thermogenic, a dietary supplement manufactured by USPLabs, LLC, and marketed as a...
  • Eat your sunscreen! Lyc-O-Derm™
    Eat your sunscreen! Lyc-O-Derm™
    Doesn't seem like you're windburned, sunburned skin is almost as unappealing as when you fry out by the pool in the summer? Even if you're using sunscreen -- which you probably aren't -- it's often not enough. Wouldn't it...
  • Naomi W.
    Heart Health Month with Naomi Whittel of Reserveage Nutrition
    Naomi Whittelhas always had a a strong passion for health and wellness. Whole ingredients from the earth for nutritional solutions encouraged her to launchReserveage Nutrition. Continue reading to learn more about Whittel and how she maintains a...
  • What to consume to get rid of broken-out complexions: Skin Accumax®
    What to consume to get rid of broken-out complexions: Skin Accumax®
    At home or on the go, it's hard to always eat right! And, when you don't, it shows in your complexion. If you've been in the path of the historic blizzards this winter, it's highly unlikely you've been running out for fresh...
  • herbs
    Get to know raw herbs
    As herbal medicines have become more popular, they have also become more like the pharmaceutical drugs that people are often trying to avoid. Herbs have traditionally been prepared in ways that were appropriate for the medical condition. The...
  • The big business of deception: Health & wellness
    The big business of deception: Health & wellness
    Americans spend about $3.8 trillion a year on healthcare. Health care is a recession-proof industry. During the 2008-2009 economic crisis, the economy lost around 8 million jobs. But jobs in the health care industry grew by 7 percent in that same...
  • Dietary supplements
    Do you need to take dietary supplements?
    Dietary supplements could include minerals, vitamins, botanicals, herbals, enzymes and amino acids. These are products which people add to their diets. However, one should understand that such supplements might not replicate all benefits and...
  • New York Attorney General takes big retailers to task over spurious supplements
    Major retailers accused of peddling counterfeit herbal remedies
    New York Attorney General Eric T. Schneiderman may have shocked most of the supplement buying public on Tuesday when his office announcedthat many popular herbal remedies sold at major retailers failed laboratory testing and often didn't even...
  • Herbals
    Retailers targeted by New York Attorney General for mislabeled herbals
    Many pagans rely on the use of herbs, not just for spell or ritual workings, but also for the purposes of natural healing. However, it has come to the attention of the New York Attorney General that when buying herbals from four national retailers...
  • What you need to know before buying a weight loss plan
    What you need to know before buying a weight loss plan
    Why are diet plans, gym memberships and weight loss supplements so popular? Because everyone is looking for an easy way to lose weight and get fit, and they're willing to pay good money for the latest weight loss plan or bottle of diet pills...