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Rebecca Wright, Editor/Associate Publisher
May 1, 2012
It can’t be easy sitting across from Donald Trump in the board room, but it can be educational. In a recent episode of The Apprentice, the board room got pretty heated when contestants started discussing why their team failed a business exercis…  Read More »
April 1, 2012
In mid-March, Dateline NBC aired a segment on “dry labbing,” which focused on testing in the dietary supplement industry. Dry labbing is the practice of supplying fictional results in lieu of performing appropriate analytical tests.  …  Read More »
Rebecca Wright, Editor
March 1, 2012
Dating websites are today’s answer to finding love in all the right places. In fact, 30 million people in the U.S. are currently going online to find a mate, fueling a $2 billion industry that barely existed a decade ago. While well-known site…  Read More »
Rebecca Wright, Editor
January 2, 2012
10. Confident Consumers: Eighty-four percent of U.S. adults report confidence in supplements, according to a recent Council for Responsible Nutrition (CRN) survey. Further, nearly 70% of consumers now take a dietary supplement, representing the highe…  Read More »
Rebecca Wright, Editor
December 1, 2011
I have a good friend who is expecting her second child—another boy—and she and her husband are really excited. So naturally they have been scrambling to make sure everything is in place before the “big day.” One of the bigges…  Read More »
Rebecca Wright, Editor
November 1, 2011
A new report from the Hudson Institute, a nonpartisan policy research organization, claims companies producing better-for-you (BFY) foods will have healthier bottom lines. To make its case, the organization analyzed Nielsen sales data from grocery st…  Read More »
Rebecca Wright
October 1, 2011
The U.S. is a nation of excess—and contradictions. We love our unnecessarily large cars, our larger-than-life celebrities and a growing list of gadgets we just can’t do without.   Read More »
Rebecca Wright
September 15, 2011
Consumers are putting themselves first these days. They’ve simply had enough of people telling them what to do and making decisions for them, whether it comes to their money and investments or health and beauty needs.   In terms of the lat…  Read More »
Rebecca Wright
September 1, 2011
As I sat down to write my editorial for this issue, a 5.9 magnitude earthquake hit the East Coast. Earthquakes are rare in this neck of the woods but they do happen. Anyway, it got me thinking about the nutraceuticals market and how it has experience…  Read More »
Rebecca Wright
July 1, 2011
It’s true; becoming a mom changes you. For one, I care more about what I put on my shelves, in my refrigerator and on my family’s dinner table. I constantly find myself looking at labels to make sure I can pronounce and understand the ing…  Read More »
June 1, 2011
People have been buzzing about personalized nutrition for years, with little or nothing to show for it in terms of big market introductions or widespread consumer acceptance.  Read More »
Rebecca Wright
May 1, 2011
Kermit the Frog (arguably the most famous Muppet) sings a popular song about how hard it is to be green. Turns out he’s not alone. Many companies are finding it hard to go green in this day and age of environmental and social responsibility. An…  Read More »
Rebecca Wright
April 1, 2011
There is no harder job than raising a child. And now that I’m a parent I can certainly attest to that.   Read More »
Rebecca Wright
March 1, 2011
We all want to live long, but more important we want to live well. And consumers today—of all ages—have their own expectations for what constitutes a healthy lifestyle.  Read More »
Rebecca Wright
January 1, 2011
From health claims to sustainability to supplement science, 2011 is certain to be an interesting year.  Read More »

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