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The Organic Center addresses United Nations gathering on sustainable agriculture

Center highlights organic in invite-only international meeting of agricultural expertsMaggie 403-8514Alt Phone: (202) 615-7997 Washington , DC US  (July 10, 2017) — The Organic Center has been at the forefront of many milestones for organic, and this past week it marked another. The Center was part of a select group of top-level agricultural experts, researchers and […]

Organic Trade Association’s Farmers Advisory Council expands its producer roster

Pennsylvania Certified Organic, Georgia Organics join advisory board to advance organic policyMaggie 403-8514Alt Phone: (202) 615-7997 Washington , DC US  (July 11, 2017) — The voice of producers just got amped up by over a thousand notches at the Organic Trade Association with the recent new memberships of Pennsylvania Certified Organic and Georgia Organics into the […]

Three change-makers selected for organic leadership, innovation, and advocacy

Organic Trade Association Awards to honor three standout leadersMaggie 403-8514Alt Phone: (202) 615-7997 Washington , DC US  (June 27, 2017) — An organic trade advisor who has worked for decades to open the global world of organic and act as an important organic ambassador both domestically and internationally, an organic grape grower and winemaker with unwavering […]

Nectar Sleep: ‘The Best Mattress Offers the Best Sleep’

Getting good sleep isn’t easy; stress keeps your mind racing, chronic pain makes you body ache, and there’s always too much to do with too little time to do it! Many of us aren’t getting the restorative sleep we need each night. Natural sleep aids like melatonin, magnesium glycinate, and GABA all help but oftentimes fall short […]

Collagen: Boosts Strength, Muscle, & Repairs Damaged Tissues

Collagen is the name given to a range of proteins produced by the human body to help build and repair tissues such as muscle and cartilage. Over 30% of all protein found in the human body is collagen, consisting mostly of type 1 collagen. This compound is quickly gaining favor among consumers as an effective […]

Vitamin B12: Why it’s Important and What You Need to Know

The Vitamin B12, also known as cobalamin, is a micronutrient that’s vital for our healthy functioning. From a modern perspective, a review suggests that its uses include brain/cell function, red blood cell levels, and nerve cell health. 1  A lot of the time, we only become aware of its importance when we’re suffering from depleted levels […]

Phostphatidylyserine: Promotes Long Term Brain Health

Phosphatidylserine is a fatty compound heavily involved in maintaining the health of cellular membranes. Phosphatidylserine plays an integral role in maintaining healthy brain cells as we age, and has shown potential as an effective Alzheimer’s treatment and preventative. In addition to the brain boosting benefits of Phosphatidylserine, it has also shown the ability to help boost overall […]

CBD Oil Shows Remarkable Health Benefits

CBD oil is a potent extract taken from the marijuana plant which contains large amounts of cannabidiol. This unique compound has been reported as offering many health benefits, and having the potential to treat such illnesses as cancer, depression, epilepsy, and many more. The DEA still regards Marijuana as being s Schedule I controlled substance, and CBD […]

Bioperine: Powerful Synergistic Compound

Bioperine is the trademarked name for a powerful black pepper extract named piperine. This potent natural compound is manufactured by Sabinsa and now commonly found in many supplements such as curcumin, coq10, and resveratrol. Bioperine has been shown to increase the overall bioavailability of these compounds by as much as 20 fold. This remarkable herbal extract is […]

Robust organic sector stays on upward climb, posts new records in U.S. sales

OTA survey pegs 2016 market at $47 billion, and shows greater market shareMaggie 403-8514Alt Phone: (202) 615-7997 Washington , DC US  (May 24, 2017) — WASHINGTON, D.C. (May 24, 2017) – The robust American organic sector stayed on its upward trajectory in 2016, gaining new market share and shattering records, as consumers across the United States […]