Georgie Young, the writer behind the health and wellbeing blog Greens of the Stone Age, has been named Blogger of the Year by the HFMA.
In October, naturopathic cardiologist Dr Decker Weiss undertook a series of retailer lectures in the UK and Ireland hosted by Viridian Nutrition as part of its ongoing education programme.
A new report commissioned by The Health and Food Supplements Information Service (HSIS) warns of the dangers facing millions of Brits who ‘shun’ nutrient-rich foods.
Baby food brand Babease has launched its first integrated marketing campaign, enlisting the help of nutritional therapist, author and blogger Madeleine Shaw.
Holland & Barrett (H&B) has launched Healthbox, a new online, personalized UK subscription service for vitamins, minerals and supplements, using advice and recommendations from qualified nutritionists.
Matcha and Beyond is a new matcha and coffee bar due to open on the King’s Road, London, in late October.
Baby food brand Piccolo is launching Mighty Squeeze, a new snack range for toddlers packaged in a handy pouch format, making them perfect for snacking on-the-go or a lunchboxes.
Protein is not in short supply in UK diets, but nevertheless, it’s a hot topic in the world of food. National guidelines encourage us to eat more beans and pulses because they are healthy and sustainable sources of this nutrient, but some people are not familiar with these foods. We can help to protect our […]
Supplements brand Link Nutrition has launched onto the UK market with a variety of targeted complexes designed for specific areas, as well as single vitamin boosts. The complexes include: Multi Plus – an ‘all in one’ complex containing a range of vitamins and minerals essential to boosting immunity, protecting the body’s cells from oxidative stress […]
Herbal tea and supplements brand Pukka Herbs says it will continue to sell its ‘100% legal’ Detox tea product, after it was told last week by the Advertising Standards Authority (ASA) that it must no longer use the term ‘detox’ in any future advertising.
Veg Power, a crowdfunded initiative spear-headed by Peas Please, launched on 3 May with the aim of proving that more effective and targeted marketing can be used to ‘increase vegetable consumption’.
The inaugural British Dal Festival launched in Bristol on 19 March, celebrating the ‘magic of dal’.
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 […]
Bio-Kult has announced that its educational grant is back for 2018 with a fresh look, a new application process and an additional prize.
The Union of European Football Associations (UEFA) places ‘proper nutrition’ at the root of optimal performance among football players and provides the industry with a definitive guide on how nutrition can improve players’ health.
‘Food is Medicine’ will form the theme for guest speaker Dr Rupy Aujla at this year’s Health Food Institute (HFI) lecture and luncheon on 15 March.
The Vegetarian Society is to launch its first ever London Underground poster campaign for two weeks this spring, coinciding with National Vegetarian Week 2018 which runs from 14-20 May.
A new study, published under Current Developments in Nutrition shows ‘strong evidence’ that diets rich in plant foods offer the body protection from cardiometabolic disease.
The rapid improvements in healthcare infrastructure in various emerging economies and growing penetration of social media have been helping to drive growth in the prenatal nutritional supplements category, according to a new study by Transparency Market Research (TMR).
Launching with a series of events at Whole Foods, Kinetic has introduced US brand Garden of Life to the UK with a range of organic supplements.
News in brief
July 15, 2020 Jane Wolfe
Suffolk-based Munchy Seeds is now supplying Wholefoods Market with its three seed mixes – Honey Roasted, Mega Omega and Sweet Chilli – in 125g sharing bags.
Tesco links with Loop for plastic waste reduction
After delaying its launch due to coronavirus, TerraCycle has today introduced its zero-waste shopping platform Loop to the UK in a partnership with Tesco.
Get your organic messaging right with the SA’s new guide
Soil Association Certification has launched a new digital tool to help businesses communicate about organic in a ‘clear, factual and legal way’.
Face coverings become mandatory in England’s shops
From 24 July it will be mandatory to wear a face mask or covering in shops and supermarkets in England, where social distancing cannot always be maintained.
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.
As Europe braces itself for a winter flu outbreak, protect yourself with Sambucol and the power of black elderberry.
Experts across Europe have warned the EU to brace itself for a bad flu season this winter. A new vaccine has been produced which is effective in fighting H3N2, the flu strain likely to hit the region this year; however, the vaccine is generally available for free to over 65s, pregnant women, those with an […]
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. […]
Leading the discussion around sustainability in retail
The Sustainability in Retail Forum is the new conference designed to help senior executives within leading retailers from across the Nordic region meet the ever-evolving challenges around sustainability. Taking place 13 November 2019, at MalmöMässan, Sweden, the event is co-located with the award-winning trade exhibitions Nordic Organic Food Fair and Eco Life Scandinavia. Facing the […]
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 […]