VIRIDIAN Nutrition has announced it has become palm oil-free accredited in what the brand and the certifier both confirm is a world first for a vitamin company.
Celebrity doctor and GP Dr Rangan Chatterjee, from the BBC’s Doctor in the House, says he believes health stores are a vital resource in the fight against chronic disease. In an interview at Natural & Organic Products Europe, Viridian founder and MD, Cheryl Thallon, asked Chatterjee his views on how the health food store and […]
Speaking at the annual HFI luncheon held on 15 March, Dr Rupy Aujla gave an engaging and articulate lecture on how he is pushing his concept of ‘culinary medicine’ on the NHS in a bid to highlight the potential power of using ‘food as medicine’ and how it could benefit the nation’s health. “Imagine a […]
A variety of factors have contributed to the rise of the ‘clean label’, from health and environment to sustainability and trust, and its popularity shows no signs of abating as more and more brands catch on.
With six key names announced this week, the judging panel for NPN’s 30 under 30 initiative is taking shape, while nominations flood in from across the industry.
Cheryl Thallon, founder of Viridian Nutrition, speaks to Diane Millis about the changes in the natural products industry over the past 21 years.
To cater for the unique nutritional requirements of women, Viridian Nutrition has launched a range of supplements to cater for these needs. Formulated using ingredients including saffron, maca, myo-inositol, green coffee bean, d-mannose, cranberry, pomegranate, hibiscus and resveratrol, the offer covers a range of health concerns such as PMS, fertility, pregnancy, urinary health, menopause and […]
Following the omission of health food stores in the recent Health on the High Street report, NAHS Administrator Avril McCracken and Cheryl Thallon of Viridian have met with the Royal Society for Public Health (RSPH) which published the report. The report, which aimed to identify businesses and services that contribute most to the health and […]
In what seems to be an all too common occurrence in the sector, rent increases have once again forced the closure of a small business, in this instance Health Quest in Northampton which shut its doors at the beginning of October. Last September store owner Carol Faulkner asked for a rent review from the owner […]
Puressentiel’s latest essentials
July 10, 2020 Jane Wolfe
Puressentiel has added to its Rest and Relax range of essential oil based products: two roll-ons and an antibacterial gel.
Britain needs to ‘grow up’ when it comes to food security
This was the message from Professor Tim Lang at the OFC Bitesize webinar Towards Greater Self Sufficiency, examining the future of food security in Britain.
The COVID-19 masks threatening the lives of whales
Billions of masks and gloves are ending up in the sea during the pandemic, says Ocean Conservancy, warning we’re heading for a surge in ocean pollution.
OTB welcomes new general manager
Last month saw the appointment of Cristina Dimetto as the OTB’s new general manager, who joins ahead of this year’s Organic September campaign.
Know the drill
June 16, 2020 Dominique Ayling
Discovering everything from ‘naked gum’ to toothpaste tabs, Dominique Ayling cuts her teeth in the natural oral care market.
The art of healthy baking
Rosie Greenaway roots through her store cupboard to learn how the therapeutic benefits of baking can be merged with the nutritional perks of superfoods.
Inflammation: the silent assassin
Chronic inflammation is a factor in myriad chronic health conditions but sometimes symptoms are invisible says Jane Wolfe.
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.
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The Health Store Open Day is back!
The Health Store’s ever popular Open Day makes a welcome return on Sunday 8th September. Paul Rideout, Sales & Marketing Manager at the Health Store, explains “The Open Day is back by popular demand! This will be our 8th Open Day since we launched the event back in 2009 and it is more popular than […]
Tooth powder as a powerful ally for your dental health
My Oradent tooth powder is neither a drug nor a medicine. Suitable for all consumers and also for vegans and vegetarians. Why in powder form? Studies have shown that tooth powder can be more effective at removing plaque than toothpaste. Plus, My Oradent does not contain fluoride, is non-toxic and is also safe for children. […]