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FDA Guidance: What New Regulations Mean for You

Send to Kindle In the past month, the FDA released a guidance draft related to supplement regulation. Although you may think that these new rules and regulations won’t apply to you, these proposed changes could have a direct effect on the supplement industry and your access to many different types of supplements.

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The Many Sources & Health Benefits of Copper

Send to Kindle Many people are not aware that our bodies need a small but regular intake of copper to maintain health and proper functioning. That’s right, it is an essential micro-nutrient! Since our bodies cannot synthesize this valuable element, it is critical that we acquire it elsewhere. Because copper is found naturally in plants and animals, […]

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Electrolytes in Summer

Send to Kindle If you’re like me, then summer means spending all your time outdoors. Whether you’re running after a bocce ball on the lawn, running a few miles after work, or running after your kids at the pool, summer activities can bring on some serious sweat. Although being active means a stronger and healthier […]

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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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