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October 2000

Health Supplement Retailer is dedicated to providing information for and about the dietary supplement industry to health food stores, pharmacies, manufacturers, suppliers, distributors, brokers, and others interested in the industry. According to HSR, more health food stores receive HSR than any other industry magazine. More than 16,000 retailers receive HSR magazine.

October 2000 - Table of Contents
Volume 6, Number 10

Featured Section

  • Fighting Cancer Holistically
    Cancer- More than 1.2 million Americans will be diagnosed this year with some form of cancer. This single word covers a group of diseases characterized by the growth of abdormal cells, and is one of the scariest diseases facing an aging population. No "magic bullet" cure has emerged to target all the ways that cancer has shown able to minfest itself. However, researchers are now following consumer interest and investigating how complementary and alternative medicine (CAM) can assist in the treatment and prevention of cancer and the side efects from conventional treatments.

  • Garlic - More Than Vampire Repellent
    Garlic has been used for many purposes over the centuries. Research has demonstrated the anti-microbial and cholesteroil lowering properties of garlic, but debate has arisen over what the components are in garlic that produce these effects and what is the best form of garlic for supplementation.

  • Guide to Minerals
    Minerals are important in many of the body's functions. Various mineral deficiencies can cause a host of unwanted problems. These one page articles are designed for retailers to photocopy and hand out to their customers ars needed. The topics covered are:
    • Chelation
    • Magnesium
    • Selenium
    • Zinc and Copper

  • The Great Unknown: Election 2000
    Exactly how the outcome of the upcoming big election will affect the dietary supplement industry is largely unknown. Amid the rampant speculation, there are some good indications of what to look for should the results go one way or the other. This analysis looks at the big picture and provides a solid perspective on the biggest concerns of our supplement industry leaders.


  • Viewpoint
    All About Progress

  • Ayurveda
    Boswellic Acids: A Novel NSAID compound.


  • News and Trends
    Aristolochia concerns authorities.

  • Government Watch
    FTC comes down hard an ADHD supplements.

  • Studies and Research
    Calcium may hold key to weight loss.

  • Products

  • Ad Index

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