The Hispanic and Latino demographic has grown by 41 percent within the last decade, to more than 50 million people and represents one in every six residents. Yet even with this dramatic incline, experts say this market remains virtually untapped in the natural and organic space.
With childhood diabetes on the rise, it is increasingly important for retailers to educate themselves on ways to help parents accomodate the diabetic diet, including providing glycemic and carbohydrate values in food and kid-friendly healthy recipe suggestions.
Parents also are drawn to homeopathy because of warnings from pediatricians and the U.S. Food and Drug Administration against the use of certain conventional medications, most recently for cough and cold medicines for kids age 2 and younger.
Two decades on, the history of innovation and growth in the dietary supplements industry is a sight to behold. We canvassed some of the industry business leaders who fought and won passage of that landmark legislation for their thoughts on how DSHEA changed the world – for their companies, the industry, consumers, and themselves. Read it and reap! (Tip o’ the cap to the Council for Responsible Nutrition (CRN) for running herd on its member companies represented here.)...More
Recently, a new organization that's yet to even formally announce itself made news for declaring its intention to define natural. The new group, called the Organic and Natural Health Association, plans to hold a series of meetings as part of a transparent process that engages consumers as well as industry....More
On the 20th anniversary of the Dietary Supplements Health and Education Act, Alkemist Labs' Elan Sudberg shares his thoughts on the state of the regulatory system governing supplements and what he think needs to change....More