Health and Wellness
- August 7th, 2012
Parents should challenge school boards that require vaccines for school admissions, according to Shane Ellison, MS, an organic chemist and author of "Over the Counter Natural Cures."
- August 7th, 2012Remember Your Health Before You Hit The Road
As Baby Boomers enter retirement, one of their greatest desires is to enjoy travel that they’ve put off for many of their working years, including everything from visiting grandchildren in other states to a grand overseas adventure.
- August 6th, 2012
The Natural Products Association (NPA) is the nation's largest association representing natural products and the leading representative of the dietary supplement industry. NPA Executive Director and CEO John Shaw and Senior Vice President of Scientific and Regulatory Affairs Dr. Cara Welch respond to a Consumer Reports story about vitamins and other supplements:
- August 6th, 2012
The National Operating Committee on Standards for Athletic Equipment (NOCSAE) today joined National Football League (NFL) Commissioner Roger Goodell in distributing new football helmets to a youth football league in Akron as part of the Youth Football Safety Helmet Replacement Partnership's pilot program.
- August 3rd, 2012
Fatigue is the most common side effect of cancer treatment, often having a negative effect on a patient's life long after therapy has been completed.
- August 3rd, 2012The American Heart Association Certifies Pecans As Heart-Healthy Food
Pecans are now designated as heart-healthy when enjoyed as part of a healthy eating pattern by the American Heart Association's Heart-Check Certification Program (heartcheckmark.org), according to the National Pecan Shellers Association (NPSA).
- August 2nd, 2012Renowned Author Unveils the Right Way to Eat Chocolate
According to Dr. Will Clower PhD, if one seeks out the right kind of chocolate, and consumes it using healthful eating behaviors, what once was decadent now can become healthy. Dr. Clower cites research that finds chocolate may boost memory, attention span, reaction time and problem-solving skills by increasing blood flow to the brain.
- August 2nd, 2012Company partners with Healthy Child Healthy World
Nordic Naturals, leading manufacturer of omega-3 supplements, has announced a Back-to-School promotion that features selected kid-friendly essentials and benefits its 2012 Cause Partner, Healthy Child Healthy World.
- August 2nd, 2012"Fantastic Organic” campaign launches to provide tools and tips to inspire families
Today, PBS KIDS announced a new partnership with Whole Foods Market, the world’s leading natural and organic grocer, that will provide fun, easy-to-use tools and educational resources to help families make educated decisions about organic foods and encourage healthy lifestyles.
- August 2nd, 2012Winner to claim a spot in the World Porridge Making Championship
Sweet or savory? That is the question facing the judging panel for the Bob’s Red Mill Spar for the Spurtle 2: The Ultimate Oatmeal Throwdown.