5@5: Thrive Market takes on private label | Top diets for 2016

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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.

This startup wants to kill off the center of the supermarket

Online natural and organic retailer Thrive Market is launching a private label line, starting with coconut oil and organic tomato sauce. Some 100 more items—in categories where there isn't enough margin to cover its cost—could be coming in the first half of this year. One year after launching, the subscription site has about 150,000 members. Read more at Fortune...

 

U.S. News & World Report reveals the 2016 best diet rankings

For the sixth year in a row, a panel of health experts ranked the DASH diet the best overall diet. In second is new-to-the-list MIND diet, which combines DASH and the Mediterranean diets. Read more at U.S. News & World Report...

Around the country, organic farmers are pushing for 'GE-free' zones

At least eight counties, including most recently Jackson County, Oregon, have passed ordinances banning use of genetically engineered crops. Read more at The Washington Post...

 

In east Longmont, an industrial-strength natural foods sector is sprouting

North of Boulder, Colorado—a hub for healthy food brands—a new community of natural food producers is emerging as companies like Keen One Quinoa and Bhakti Chai find affordable, safe, clean rental space there. Read more at the Daily Camera...

 

For cancer patients, eating right is part of the therapy

Nutrition is especially important when people are sick, but chemotherapy can change people's palate and their appetite. At the Cancer Treatment Center of America in Tulsa, Oklahoma, chefs step up to the challenge. Read more at National Geographic...

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