5@5: Supplements might make antidepressants more effective: study | Chefs upcycle coffee bean waste

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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.

Do vitamins and supplements make antidepressants more effective?

A meta-analysis of 40 clinical trials, published in the American Journal of Psychiatry, found that several classes of antidepressants paired with EPA, S-adenosylmethionine, methylfolate or Vitamin D were more effective than the antidepressants alone. Read more at Scientific American...


Coffee flour: How innovators turned a waste product into a superfood

The pulp that's wasted when coffee beans are harvested has become the center of attention for Seattle chef Jason Wilson, who's now executive chef at the Coffee Flour lab. He's constantly concocting new ideas to incorporate the antioxidant-, iron- and fiber-rich flour into pastas, dips and baked goods. Read more at The Seattle Times...

Boulder Brands gives $100 million quarterly sales lift to Pinnacle

The integration of brands like Udi's, Evol and Earth Balance is "very much on track," according to the food company, which acquired Boulder Brands for nearly $1 billion last year. Read more at Denver Post...


Whole Foods wins dismissal of PETA lawsuit over meat claims

Last year the animal rights group accused the retailer of deceiving customers with its rating system for humanely raised meat. A judge decided that PETA failed to prove that Whole Foods tricked customers into overpaying. Read more at Pork Network...


Loathed by farmers, loved by ancients: The strange history of tiger nuts

This starchy vegetable, which has gained popularity in the paleo crowd thanks to the company Organic Gemini, grows at the root of a pesky weed called yellow nutsedge. Ancient people used them medicinally and as a treat until the 19th century, when their reputation soured. Read more at NPR...

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