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A Tale of Two Industries – What Else Happened When Dr. Oz Went to Washington, D.C.?

Send to Kindle It was pretty big news in the natural health world when talk show host Dr. Oz showed up on Capitol Hill to get a grilling from Sen. Claire McCaskill, the chairwoman of the Subcommittee on Consumer Protection. McCaskill said Oz was making unfounded claims about the effectiveness of weight loss supplements he […]

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The ‘Other Ingredients’ – What You Need to Know About Excipients in Supplements

Send to Kindle The kinds of people who choose to get their vitamins, supplements and other products from Natural Healthy Concepts are people who truly care about their health and well-being. In addition, many of those people may have certain dietary restrictions, allergies and sensitivities or even ethical standards that make them very interested in […]

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What You Probably Don’t Know About How Supplements are Regulated

Send to Kindle One of the most common reasons you’ll hear for avoiding dietary supplements is that they are not “regulated by the Food and Drug Administration.” Some people have this perception that supplements and natural health products are a complete sham. They think it is all witch doctors and snake oil salesmen peddling miracle […]

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Consumer Confidence in Supplements Remains High [Infographic]

Send to Kindle Can you trust companies that sell supplements? Most Americans say “Yes.” A yearly survey measuring how Americans feel about the safety, quality and effectiveness of supplements shows people view them as trustworthy and reliable. The  Consumer Survey on Dietary Supplements found confidence at a two-year high of 85%. Ipsos Public affairs conducted […]

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Omega 3 Fish Oil and the Prostate Cancer Controversy

Send to Kindle “Eating a lot of oily fish or consuming omega supplements may not be good for a man’s health.” That’s the lead-in sentence in the article Omega 3 Fish Oils Linked to Prostate Cancer in Medical News Today. Rather attention-getting, isn’t it? Medical News Today reported on the research paper from The Journal of the National […]

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Help Stop Durbin’s Dietary Supplement Labeling Act!

Send to Kindle “Make no mistake, there is a well orchestrated campaign underway to take away your rights and access to vitamins and supplements.” Dr. Joseph Mercola Here we go again!  If taking supplements is a part of your daily regimen, pay attention! Senator Durbin will be up for re-election in 2014, so he’s already […]

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Terry Naturally, For a Healthier You….Naturally!

Send to Kindle Have you ever met someone who made you think to yourself, Wow, what a remarkable person? I had that experience last year when I met Terry Lemerond at a Terry Naturally product training session in Green Bay, WI. I was blown away by his story and his passion for health and wellness. So, […]

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Pre-Workout Supplements

Pre-Workout Supplements for Improved Performance

Send to Kindle We’ve all been there…you start your day off looking forward to the workout you have planned for later in the day but your excitement (and energy) start to dwindle as the day goes by. The benefits and importance of a healthy diet and proper nutrition for exercise are well-known and post workout supplements have […]

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B12 Deficiency – A Silent Epidemic [Infographic]

I am a vegetarian; not that interesting in itself really. But recently I found out that my dietary choice has left me at higher risk of falling victim to a silent epidemic: B12 deficiency. And being honest, before this revelation, I don’t think I had ever even heard of B12. But it’s not […]

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Family Business Committed to Nutritional Excellence

Send to Kindle Bluebonnet Nutrition made headlines recently when Better Nutrition Magazine named the supplement company’s Extreme Edge line of protein powders as a winner in its Best of Supplements Awards for 2012. The Extreme Edge line features three professional-strength products — pre workout, carbo load, and post workout — are made with synergistic, all-natural […]

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