The latest learnings, solutions, trends and initiatives unfolding with retail dieticians, in-store pharmacieswhole healthnatural and organicsustainability and transparency.


Pandemic Affects Mental Health, But Diet Can Help

The Lempert Report: The American Psychological Association reported 38% of Americans attribute unhealthy or excessive eating to stress normally, and the pandemic adds to it.


Wash Your Hands, Practice Safe Distancing and Get In Shape

The Lempert Report: Obesity is one of the biggest risk factors for people admitted to hospitals with COVID-19.

WGB talks the latest trends in natural and organics with leading producers in categories across the store.

Growth may have slowed for the grown-up natural and organic products industry, but e-commerce remains a channel full of youthful exuberance for everything from functional foods to supplements.

The Lempert Report: There are 31 different types of labels worldwide telling customers how much fat, salt and sugar is in the food they buy, but do they really help inform consumers?

The Lempert Report: Higher intakes of fruit, vegetables, milk, cheese and yogurt are each linked to a lower risk of some types of strokes, but none are a panacea.

The Lempert Report: We may be influenced by our social peers—both close friends and acquaintances on social media—more than we realize when choosing certain foods.

The Lempert Report: Vegan specialties are becoming a normal part of the menu at fast-casual and fast-food eateries, and sales are growing.

The Lempert Report: Lack of access to healthy food is a factor in obesity, diabetes and high blood pressure, and those who live in and around food deserts suffer the most, but Baltimore is making strides.

The Lempert Report: First the nicotine patch, now a bacon patch?

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