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


Want to Think Better? Eat Less Fat

The Lempert Report: American Journal of Clinical Nutrition study finds that eating just one meal high in saturated fat can reduce concentration and focus.


Sweet Truths That Refute Common Myths About Sugar

There are many myths about sugar, including several about how it’s made and why it is added to food. Here are some of the most common myths consumers are seeking answers to and some clarifying facts so you can provide them with the information they need.

The Food and Drug Administration (FDA) designed the Nutrition Facts Label to serve as an informational tool to assist consumers in constructing a healthy, balanced diet.

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.

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.

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