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March 4, 2022

Science & Research
Spinach extract supports muscle strength in adults over 50, says recent study. Nutritional Outlook. March 2, 2022.
Combination of hibiscus and lemon verbena extracts may support satiety, according to recent study. Nutritional Outlook. February 25, 2022.
Blood sugar supplements have a larger role to play in the global fight against rising blood glucose levels. Nutritional Outlook. February 25, 2022.
2 Studies Show Potential Benefits of Mango Consumption. WholeFoods Magazine. February 25, 2022.
Proprietary olive leaf extract may support joint health in individuals experiencing knee pain, says recent study. Nutritional Outlook. February 23, 2022.
Eating prunes may help protect against bone loss in older women. Science Daily. February 9, 2022.
All Choked Up: Harvesting the Health Benefits of Artichoke. Holistic Primary Care. February 8, 2022.
Compound in the herb rosemary may be useful against COVID-19 and other inflammatory diseases. EurekAlert! February 1, 2022.
Bark of neem tree may protect against coronavirus variants, study finds. Science Daily. January 28, 2022.
Flavonoids may reduce mortality risk for people with Parkinson’s Disease. Science Daily. January 26, 2022.
Researchers feed worms a natural plant extract; watch them fatten, live 40% longer. Science Daily. January 23, 2022.
Mediterranean diet associated with a lower risk of mortality in older adults. Science Daily. January 20, 2022.

Legal & Regulator
Citizen’s petition from NPA requests that FDA recognize CBD as dietary ingredient or review premarket notification of CBD on case-by-case basis. Nutritional Outlook. February 22, 2022.
FDA Decommissions “Poisonous Plant Database”. WholeFoods Magazine. February 22, 2022.

Community & Industry
Dr. Bronner’s Takes Steps to Offer Employees Psychedelic Assisted Therapy. WholeFoods Magazine. February 28, 2022.
2022 Dietary supplement and natural product industry outlook: Insights from Nutritional Outlook’s Editorial Advisory Board. Nutritional Outlook. January 18, 2022.
40 years of AHPA: US herbal market evolution. Nutritional Outlook. January 18, 2022.

Cannabis Update
USDA Releases Results of 2021 Hemp Acreage Survey. WholeFoods Magazine. March 1, 2022.
Digging deeper into cannabis research. EurekAlert! February 23, 2022.
Substance analogous to cannabidiol can enhance chemotherapy by preventing neuropathic pain. EurekAlert! February 23, 2022.
CBD and sleep: Promising but preliminary. Nutritional Outlook. February 16, 2022.
CBD proving grounds: 2022 Ingredient trends for food, drinks, dietary supplements, and natural products. Nutritional Outlook. February 2, 2022.
Loneliness, Depression, and Our ‘Inner Cannabis’. Project CBD. February 2, 2022.

Consumer & Popular
Inadequate Sleep: A Public Epidemic. Nutrition Industry Executive. March 1, 2022.
ADM Points to 5 Top Drivers of Supplement Consumers. WholeFoods Magazine. February 10, 2022.
Men’s health supplement ingredients. Natural Products Insider. February 8, 2022.

Quality Control & Adulteration
Journal of Pharmaceutical Analysis study highlights novel method to ‘actively’ analyze herbal remedies. EurekAlert! February 18, 2022.

Trends & Technology
Personal care ingredient trends. Natural Products Insider. February 24, 2022.
In the mood for ashwagandha: 2022 Ingredient trends for food, drinks, dietary supplements, and natural products. Nutritional Outlook. February 10, 2022.
The immune health category comes back down to earth: 2022 Ingredient trends for food, drinks, and dietary supplements. Nutritional Outlook. February 7, 2022.
Sleep support surges in 2022: 2022 Ingredient trends for food, drinks, dietary supplements, and natural products. Nutritional Outlook. January 31, 2022.
Cognitive function is now a mainstream market with strong growth: 2022 Ingredient trends for food, drinks, dietary supplements, and natural products. Nutritional Outlook. January 21, 2022.

Environment & Conservation
PLT’s Boswellia serrata supply is sustainable, third-party audit in India confirms. Nutritional Outlook. March 2, 2022.
Survey: Majority of Shoppers Consider Sustainability When Buying Packaged Foods. WholeFoods Magazine. February 3, 2022.

Traditional Medicine
New study in Journal of Pharmaceutical Analysis marries modern science with traditional knowledge to decipher anti-diarrheal effect of cashew stem bark extract. EurekAlert! February 23, 2022.
Honoring traditional knowledge of plant foods and medicines held by Indigenous Peoples in the Americas. EurekAlert! February 15, 2022.

Community & Industry Releases
Black Naturopathic Opportunity scholarship recipients share advice for students of color considering naturopathic medicine. National University of Health Sciences. March 1, 2022.
NPA Announces New SVP of Scientific and Regulatory Affairs. Natural Products Association. March 1, 2022.
Local Organizations Partner with NUNM’s Food as Medicine Institute on Nutritional Program for East Portland and Gresham. National University of Natural Medicine. February 28, 2022.
Study: Older Patients Experience Improvements in Their Quality of Life Following Medical Cannabis Treatment. NORML. February 24, 2022.
Society for Medicinal Plant and Natural Product Research. January 13, 2022.
Hear Jim Turner’s Interview with Susan Leopold United Plant Savers. February 24, 2022.
Nation’s Largest Medical Cannabis Patient Organization Releases Report on Efficacy of State Medical Cannabis Laws. Americans for Safe Access. February 23, 2022.
NUHS updates curriculum for the promising future in integrative medicine National University of Health Sciences. February 18, 2022.
Review: Cannabinoids Effective for Mitigating Back Pain. NORML. February 17, 2022.
NUNM College of Classical Chinese Medicine Adds Master of Acupuncture Degree for Fall 2022. National University of Natural Medicine. February 16, 2022.

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