5@5: A look at our food sustainability situation | Study to explore supplements for concussion recovery

[email protected]: A look at our food sustainability situation | Study to explore supplements for concussion recovery

Each day at 5 p.m. we collect the five top natural news headlines of the day, making it easy for you to catch up on today's most important natural products industry news.

Sustainable diets: What you need to know in 12 charts

Did you know that the average American man eats almost double the protein he needs each day? And that beef is one of the most inefficient sources of calories and protein? Here's a look at our current sustainability situation—and what some small changes could do. Read more at World Resource Institute...


Mayo study looks to link vitamins and concussion recovery

An alternative medicine research team at Mayo Clinic and University of Minnesota are working on a clinical study that will explore how an enzyme called Nicotinamide adenine dinucleotide fluctuates in the brains of college football players, and whether supplementation with nicotinamide riboside can affect them. Thorne Research and ChromaDex Corp. are sponsoring the study. Read more at Twin Cities Business...

Lucky's Market viewed as 'fresh' learning lab for Kroger

Kroger's investment in and partnership with Colorado-based Lucky's Market could yield insights for the supermarket in fresh foodservice, affordability and local sourcing relationships. Read more at Gluten Free Retail HQ...


Welcome to the era of plant-based meat

Impossible Foods makes a plant-based meat burger that contains coconut oil and potato proteins to get the right texture, as well as heme, a compound that gives it a hamburger-like color. Read more at Food & Wine...


As bison becomes more popular, two views emerge on how to treat them

Bison meat is known for being leaner than beef and a good source of omega-3 fatty acids, but old-school ranchers and new-school grass-fed loyalists have clashing philosophies on how it should be raised and slaughtered. Read more at The New York Times...

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