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March 2001

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.

March 2001 - Table of Contents
Volume 7, Number 3

Featured Section

  • Eastern Healing Traditions
    To most Westerners, the Far East is an exotic souvenir, a Marco Polo treat. But, as spirituality and holistic health continue to interest Americans and as allopathic medicine continues to disappoint those interested in prevention and consistent good health, Eastern traditional medicines are poised to make a serious impact. Read through the ancient histories and finer points of Traditional Chinese, Tibetan, Ayurveda and Japaense medicines, and see how the supplement industry factors into bringing these medical models to the West.

  • Scavenger Hunt
    Discover antioxidants for good health. Excess free radicals in the body cause extensive health damage. Antioxidants have been touted as the great heroes of free radical scavenging. Learn which natural ingredients exhibit antioxidant effects for various diseases and conditions, and get a glimpse of the research in this field.

  • When Worlds Collide
    The health supplement retail arena keeps gaining new players - mass merchandisers and e-tailers. With so many players and so little room (industry slowdown), how to independent retailers stay competitive? Explore the state of the crowded retail universe and discover some innovative ways to generate growth.


  • News & Trends
    Sports nutrition market grows 10 percent.

  • Studies & Research
    Vitamin E found in soy may be most potent.

  • Government Watch
    RDA's, Uls released for micronutrients.


  • Herbal Update
    The Myth, Perception and Science of Ginkgolic Acids.

  • Quality Management
    Developing standardized testing methods.

  • Nutrition
    Heal the body, heal the eye

  • Personal Care
    Natural beauty: Education and opportunity.

  • Products

  • Ad Index

  • Classifieds

  • Viewpoint
    Understanding the news