At the latest APPG meeting the issue of iron levels in young women was explored; over 50% of teenage girls and 25% of adult women have low iron in-takes.
Menstrual cups have been given the thumbs up with the release of a new report published in The Lancet.
A new report highlights the extent to which medicines, lifestyles and poor diet are ‘killing’ vitamin and mineral levels, leading to potentially serious health issues for women.
This month saw the launch of Health & Her, a new online information and shopping portal focusing on female health, specifically the menopause.
With Valentine’s Day on the horizon, it’s a momentous time of love and lust. With a broadening range of sexual wellbeing products on the market, Sharna Waid looks into which natural remedies retailers should be exploring to support and empower their female customers’ confidence in the bedroom
Launched on 28 January during rush hour, Canary Wharf became the first location to feature Holland & Barrett’s new menopause adverts, which won a competition by Transport for London and City Hall tackling diversity in advertising.
At a recent Health Food Manufacturers’ Association meeting of cross-party Parliamentarians in Westminster, the subject of mandatory fortification of flour with folic acid was explored, with particular emphasis on its potential implications.
Women’s intimate health brand INTIMINA has announced a new partnership with the UK multiple Sainsbury’s.
Rosie Greenaway discovers that whether it’s post-divorce stress, reproductive problems or a mild case of bloating, modern women in the UK are well catered for by a natural products industry which is more equipped than ever to understand, nurture and ease a complex range of female health issues (more…)
Pukka Herbs is introducing three new 100% natural herbal supplements to its women’s health range next month.
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 […]
Women’s health is a key area for the natural products industry. General wellbeing, hormonal health and pregnancy continue to draw women into health food stores and Sarah Callard explores what they really, really want. (more…)
Good Hemp claims UK’s first CBD plant-based milk
November 8, 2019 Jane Wolfe
In what it says is a UK first, Good Hemp is launching a range of CBD plant-based milks this month, starting with CBD Barista Seed Milk.
SFT calls for all UK political parties to commit to key food policies
The Sustainable Food Trust is urging UK political parties to prioritize the advancement of an environmentally sustainable and healthy food system.
Climate change report cast organic in ‘false and negative light’
A new study about organic farming and greenhouse gas emissions has been criticized for portraying organic in a ‘false and negative light’.
Charity calls for end to ‘unfair’ VAT on plant milks
PLANT-based food charity Proveg International is calling for an end to the ‘unequal and unfair’ taxation of plant-based milk compared to cow’s milk.
Living life on the veg
October 28, 2019 Ross Harris
Plates of lifeless veg and soggy ‘fishless fingers’ are a thing of the past. Rosie Greenaway orders the vegan catch of the day, explores today’s sophisticated veggie market, and discovers just how much the nation’s love of animal products is costing the planet (more…)
The whole package
Want the truth about sustainable packaging? It’s complicated – but consumers and brands are both committed to change, says Matt Chittock
With 72% of adults reporting that they exercise on a weekly basis, Kate Miller highlights why a broader definition of sports nutrition could be advantageous
The K word
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?
AQUA Carpatica, the only naturally nitrate-free & lowest sodium water
AQUA Carpatica, a premium quality natural mineral water, dedicated to the most demanding health conscious people, babies and expectant mothers, organic food lovers and active lifestylers. AQUA Carpatica is nature’s most perfect mineral water, naturally Nitrate-free and the lowest Sodium level of any bottled natural mineral water on earth; the first of its kind in […]
Mineral-rich New Zealand volcanic mud delivers instant illumination for your skin
It may seem counter-intuitive to apply mud to your skin in order to cleanse it, but the skin-enhancing benefits of mineral-rich mud have been harnessed for beauty treatments all over the world for centuries. Antipodes® uses white volcanic mud sourced from central New Zealand’s dramatic central plateau in its new Halo Skin-Brightening Facial Mud Mask […]
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 […]
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 […]