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3 lessons for the natural products industry from Capitol Hill
3 lessons for the natural products industry from Capitol Hill
Natural products industry veteran Bill Crawford writes: Last week, my wife and I, along with a group of retailers, manufacturers, distributors, educators and others from the natural products industry, were privileged to be a part of the Natural Product...
Chili peppers could free us from opioids
Chili peppers could free us from opioids
A painting of bright red chilies hangs in the boss' office at Centrexion Therapeutics. A wreath of the spicy peppers sits on the desk of the company's chief scientist. Chilies in one form or another seem to be everywhere at the company's Baltimore head...
Fortified dairy products increase serum vitamin D level in primary school children
Fortified dairy products increase serum vitamin D level in primary school children
Sufficient intake of fortified dairy products is of significant importance for the serum vitamin D level in primary school children, shows a new study from the University of Eastern Finland. Children who drink at least three glasses of milk per day had...
To-do list tips that boost productivity
To-do list tips that boost productivity
There are times when everyone wishes that there were more hours in a day. Instead of wasting energy on wishing, it's time to get proactive in learning how to create an efficient schedule. These easy to-do list tips will boost workplace productivity so ...
Read food labels to avoid getting fooled by 'natural' products
Read food labels to avoid getting fooled by 'natural' products
When making the effort to eat healthier, looking for 'natural' can seem like the best way to go. But according to Kristin Kirkpatrick, registered dietician of Cleveland Clinic, the "natural" terminology that is often found on food packaging can be mi...
A call for action on toxic chemicals
A call for action on toxic chemicals
Every day, children and adults are exposed to a variety of chemicals found in common household items. Now, a growing body of research suggests that many of these chemicals - which are used to make plastic more flexible, fruits and vegetables more abund...