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December 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.

December 2000 - Table of Contents
Volume 6, Number 12

Featured Section

  • Year 2000 Research Review
    Discovery in the health and nutrition fields has been abundant in this monumental year. Throughout 2000, researchers linked numerous health benefits to vitamins, minerals, herbs and specialty ingredients in the areas of heart disease, cancer, aging, immune health and many other diseases and conditions. HSR provides a snapshot of these study results in this annual compilation of nutritional research.

  • Annual Guide To Herbs
    Once again, HSR brings you detailed information on some of the most popular herbs on the market. These articles may be photocopied for the benefit of both retailers and their consumers. . The topics covered are:
    • Kava
    • Ginseng
    • Noni
    • Maca
    • Dong Quai / Black Cohosh

  • The Hormone Question
    Human Growth Hormone (hGH) has been sought after for its effects on aging and athletic performance, but hGH in injectable form can curently be marketed in the United States only as a drug. Secretagogues and homeopathic hGH can have similar actions to those of injectable hGH and are desired by consumers as natural products, but legal issues complicate the marketing of these supplements. In this article, we take a look at the differences between hGH and various related forms, paying special attention to regulations and health benefits.


  • Viewpoint
    Appearance vs. Intent


  • News and Trends
    Industry pioneer Milton Bass dies.

  • Government Watch
    Structure / function labeling compliance mandatory by 2001.

  • Products

  • Ad Index

  • Classifieds