5@5: McDonald's tries an organic beef burger in Germany | Challenges for supplements in China

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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.

McDonald's reveals its first organic hamburger

In a new effort to appeal to more health-conscious consumers, McDonald's is debuting the "the McB" in select restaurants in Germany. According to the fast food chain, the beef it's using is sourced from organic farms in Germany and Austria that use only organically grown, non-GMO feed. Read more at Quartz...


China's market for vitamin and mineral supplements faces challenge from old-school traditional remedies

Remedies like ginseng and licorice are stiff competition for supplements in China. The market for vitamins and supplements there is expected to grow 5 percent over the next four years, while the market for traditional medicines is expected to grow twice as fast. Read more at International Business Times...

This man says his protein-fortified 'fitness beer' will change the world

And he's being completely serious. Blake Konrardy likes a good cold brew after a workout but thinks it should be functional. He's trying to raise money on Kickstarter for his venture Supplemental Brewing, which packs 7 grams of whey protein into beer. Read more at Munchies...


Your mental health suffers when you don't eat enough fruits and vegetables

According to a new study that followed some 15,000 participants over 10 years, a diet rich in fruit, vegetables and legumes was associated with a lower onset of clinical depression. Read more at Munchies...


Surprise! GMOs aren't just in your food

In a commentary published on Fortune, Monsanto's chief technology officer calls attention to the fact that GMOs in agriculture are only a small part of the story. Read more at Fortune...

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