Excerpt of new article by Risa Schulman written for the Nutrition Business Journal
Part 2: The Micronutrients PART 2 of this 2-part series will help demystify what’s in baby’s formula. By: Risa Schulman, PhD, Wellness Advisory Panel member for Plum Organics Does this look familiar? Lactose, nonfat milk, palm oil, vitamin A, vitamin D, vitamin K, DHA …for parents that use infant formula, the list of ingredients on … Read moreWhat’s In Your Baby’s Formula?
This 2-part series will help demystify what’s in baby’s formula. Risa Schulman’s article appears on WebMD for the Wellness Advisory Panel for Plum Organics.
Trustworthy & Trustable – Both Essential Martha Rogers’ keynote speech at the Expo inspired me to write a piece on IdeaXchange because her exploration of the concept of trust is relevant to all of us in the industry. With our reputation at stake, we must continue to prove ourselves both trustworthy and trustable. Natural Products … Read moreFocus on trust just what the natural products industry needs
While the happy victory of the court decision in Bayer v. US (FTC) still rings in our ears, business marches on, and we ask: How do we integrate elements of the court decision regarding adequate scientific substantiation into our own decision making?
Risa Schulman, PhD, and Dr. Barbara M. Schmidt explore the science behind antioxidant claims in this article in Nutrition Industry Executive.
Only a portion of companies have a science person on the development team to help them really understand what that research is saying. Leaving aside unsubstantiated or non-compliant claims (which are prone to happen when the science is not understood well), I wanted to focus on one particular inaccuracy which I see all the time. … Read moreScience illiteracy and the fallacy of the “PubMed punch-up”
It’s a big story that’s only getting bigger: the mainstreaming of hemp and marijuana for health purposes. And as with many pioneering (read: pushing the envelope) products, first attempts are a mix of baby steps, out-of-steps and missteps. As a botanical coming out of its black market status, hemp/marijuana is all over our industry, but … Read moreThe hemp/marijuana revolution: A testing ground for supplements to get it right?
And as a follow up to the previous post, here is a first move in the direction of what does the world of claims look like beyond the ubiquitous “antioxidant.” It is a fabulous step forward to consider DVs for phytochemicals. Thanks Jeff Blumberg for carrying the flag for this one. See the article here.