With celebrity followers helping boost its appeal the keto diet is still very much in vogue. But does it sit comfortably within the natural health sector?
The best of Ireland’s independent health food retailers have again been recognized in the Health Stores Ireland/Better Retailing Magazine Retailer Awards.
Ahead of the release of his new book The Hybrid Diet, nutritionist and author Patrick Holford announces a nationwide tour, set to commence on 20 March 2019 at Sheaf Street Health Store in Daventry.
Last weekend Vitality Expo hosted the Irish Health Food Industry Awards – coordinated by event organizer Health Stores Ireland and co-sponsored by Wiley’s Finest and Better Retailing Magazine.
A new study published by the influential Cochrane Library concludes that there is ‘little or no effect’ of omega-3 supplements on the risk of experiencing heart disease, stroke or death.
Vitality Expo 2018, organized by Health Stores Ireland, is taking place at Dublin’s RD on 8-9 September this year.
The Natural Products Talks Theatre programme at this year’s NPE will feature a mix of fast-paced TED-style talks, dynamic panel discussions and live interviews.
The Vegan Society respond to Patrick Holford’s column ‘The dangers of a vegan diet’ with a letter to the editor.
It’s the season to drink and be merry, but there’s a good and a bad side to alcohol. Moderate drinkers have a lower risk of a number of diseases, including heart disease and dementia.
Sometimes it’s hard to be a vegan. There are three key nutrients a vegan diet struggles to provide enough of: vitamin B12, vitamin D and omega-3 fats.
Despite the anti-vitamin propaganda, vitamin C actually works – depending on the dose. That’s the conclusion of the most recent and most thorough review published this year by Professor Harri Hemila from the University of Helsinki, including a clear exposé of the flaws that were used to falsely discredit vitamin C.
Two of the best known names in nutritional products, The Natural Health Practice Ltd (NHP) and Patrick Holford, have joined forces.
Two thirds of women experience bloating. “It’s not normal.” Says Patrick Holford, who has launching a campaign in March to beat the bloat.
Patrick Holford’s new book The Chemistry of Connection sets out to add another layer to the meaning of ‘holistic’ living.
Is moringa the ‘superfood of superfoods’? asks Patrick Holford
One in four people over 50 are predicted to develop Alzheimer’s, currently suffered by 850,000 people in Britain. Currently there are no effective drug treatments, and none in development that look promising, however the good news is that it in many cases it can be prevented. Leading dementia experts estimate that more than half the […]
Taking B vitamins doesn’t slow mental decline as we age, nor is it likely to prevent Alzheimer’s disease, a study by researchers at Oxford University has concluded. Lead researcher, Dr Robert Clarke, went as far as saying that the study “draws a line under under the debate” on B vitamins and cognitive decline. The Oxford […]
This week global drugs industry giant GSK was hit with an eye-watering $3 billion fine after pleading guilty to healthcare fraud. Why not give us the money, says Patrick Holford – we could start a nutritional revolution! (more…)
Leading nutritionist and mental health expert, Patrick Holford, begins a 12 city, nationwide tour of The 10 Secrets of Healthy Ageing seminars on April 23rd – the first taking place in Leeds. (more…)
In a special a live interview format at this year’s Natural & Organic Products Europe, Britain’s leading spokesperson on nutrition in the media, Patrick Holford, and award-winning medical journalist, Jerome Burne, answer questions about their highly anticipated new book The 10 Secrets of Healthy Ageing. (more…)
Piccolo enters infant formula market
February 20, 2020 Jane Wolfe
Piccolo has entered into the infant formula milk sector with a three-strong organic range in a bid to bring a fresh look and approach to the category.
SFT responds to new Agriculture Bill
In a briefing published on 3 February, the Sustainable Food Trust (SFT) voiced its continued concerns about the Government’s new Agriculture Bill.
News in brief: snippets of news from NPN
Aiming to spice up the sauce and condiments market is Big Tom Spiced Tomato Ketchup boasting a significantly lower sugar content than other leading brands.
Growth for gummies
A new paper by Future Market Insights reports that the vitamin gummies market value is projected to grow at a ‘healthy’ CAGR of 5.1% between 2019-2029.
In a pickle
January 23, 2020 Rosie Greenaway
From kombucha to kraut, and kimchi to kefir, the fermented market is alive and kicking. Rosie Greenaway discovers the ancient art of fermenting and learns how to brew her own ‘booch’ (more…)
Back on track
Bone up on joint health with Matt Chittock for all the latest and traditional approaches to keeping customers standing tall (more…)
Say yes to sustainable sex
With consumers thinking more about their impact on the environment, it’s no surprise that the environmental impact of their sex lives is also coming into question. With a range of sustainable sex products cropping up on bedside tables, Sharna Waid investigates which brands are championing the alternatives and whether it’s an area worth investing in […]
The breakfast club
We’re all familiar with the old adage ‘breakfast like a king, lunch like a prince and dine like a pauper’, but truth be told we are more likely to do the exact opposite. Jane Wolfe finds out how retailers can offer consumers easy, convenient and healthy ways to start the morning (more…)
How to become the next influential natural beauty brand
The world doesn’t need another natural beauty brand. It’s a market that is set to be worth up to $54 billion by 2027. It’s saturated like every other industry in the world. What it does need however, is a brand that is passionate, value driven and has clarity around how they want to shake things […]
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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. […]
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