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Health File

The latest monthly Health File feature from the pages of Natural Products News – the leading trade magazine for the natural and organic products industry.

Too shy shy

Hot flushes are troubling enough, but there are  other menopausal symptoms which your customers may be even less happy to discuss When the issue of...

Grab the trends, get the sales

Are you aware of joint health trends? Are you creating relevant news hooks and effectively link-selling? Esther Mills-Roberts looks at global data, then brings...

A growing problem

More people than ever are suffering from painful bone and joint conditions, often putting it down to ‘getting old’.  But it needn’t be like...

Pause for thought

The menopause is treated by many GPs as a medical condition rather than a natural part of women’s life cycle. As with pregnancy, menopausal...

Cold Comfort

Customers coming in with sniffles and shivers? Luckily there’s plenty of relief on offer from the world of natural remedies, writes Matt Chittock. Where should...

The guts of the matter

Matt Chittock finds out how natural health approaches can make gut problems a lot easier for customers to stomach The fact that, according to the...

Heart failure

Kate Miller takes a look at heart disease, the increasing risk for women, and the natural ways available to maintain heart health We all know...

Breaking bad

Bone and joint health issues are a worry for many modern consumers – so it’s great news that the natural health industry has cooked...

Inside insomnia

A problem for Brits at the best of times, sleep issues are being exacerbated due to the pandemic, leaving many feeling exhausted, reports Jane Wolfe.

Back on track

Bone up on joint health with Matt Chittock for all the latest and traditional approaches to keeping customers standing tall Are you sitting uncomfortably? Then...

Take heart

Innovative supplemental approaches and traditional herbal favourites form the heart of this dependable health store sector. Heart-related problems are a big issue here in the...

Women kind

Providing knowledgable and supportive nutritional and health advice to younger women could win you lifelong customers, says Kate Miller  For many young women, supplementation is...

Generation Snowflake

As Generation Snowflake transitions us away from the stiff upper lip of Britain’s past, Matt Chittock explores how society is opening up about mental health

Gut feeling

Matt Chittock discovers the best natural approaches to help bloated consumers get back to balance. Do your customers complain about pain or irritability in...

From the inside out

Natural products stores are well placed to offer solutions to skin, nail and hair problems, but knowledge and training are paramount as Kate Miller...

Nailing it!

The hair, eyes, skin and nails category can be a big seller as customers seek out beauty from within. Consumers are coming round to the...

Burned out

Kate Miller talks to the experts about the prevalence of urinary tract infections, old wives’ tales which lead to common misconceptions, and the new...

You give me fever

Kate Miller takes a look at what’s behind the rise in allergies in the UK and how this could provide opportunities for smart natural...

Travelling light

With growing emphasis being placed on reducing our use of the dreaded ‘p’ word (you know the one), Jane Wolfe discovers how natural health...

Ditch the quick-fix

As consumers prepare to loosen their belts for the festive season, Hayley Coristine gains insights from the stores and brands who’ll be helping them towards post-indulgence recovery, exploring solutions beyond the diets pills and discovering the detox system which is attracting a celebrity following