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Mar 03, 2016: Live Feed of Health Coach Conference

Citizens for Health has partnered with the Institute for Integrative Nutrition because we have seen the impact of their Health Coach curriculum and how it can empower you to transform your health and happiness and launch a fulfilling new career. Click on the banner to the left to learn more. Get an exclusive look at the The Institute for Integrative…

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Nov 05, 2015: The Latest in the Effort to Bash Supplements

FOR IMMEDIATE RELEASE Orthomolecular Medicine News Service, October 30, 2015 Big Names; Big Mistakes Consumers Misled by Supplement Bashing by Gert Schuitemaker, PhD (1) and Bo Jonsson, MD, PhD (2) (OMNS, Oct 30, 2015) Big names: the New England Journal of Medicine (NEJM), arguably the most prestigious medical journal in the world. Plus, the New York Times. On October 14th,…

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Jun 16, 2015: Yet Another Sneak Attack on Supplements from Blumenthal and Durbin

Courtesy of our allies at Alliance for Natural Health This time it’s been slipped into a defense bill. Major Action Alert – Send Your Letter Now! We suspected it would only be a matter of time before Sen. Dick Durbin (D-IL) launched his next broadside against supplements. Once again, Durbin and his allies, including Sen. Richard Blumenthal (D-CT), are pouncing…

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Oct 14, 2013: Who’s Afraid of Supplements? “Do You Believe in Paul Offit?”

by Alison Rose Levy The Medical Establishment’s “Favorite” Doctor and His Crusade Against Supplements and Alternative Medicine Paul Offit’s new book and media blitz pretend to be objective, but really offer one-sided bashing of natural healthcare. Dr. Paul Offit, chief of the Division of Infectious Diseases at? Children’s Hospital of Philadelphia? has authored a new book, Do You Believe in…

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Oct 10, 2013: Products Using “Carmine” – A Food Coloring Derived from Ground-Up Insects

Below are just a few recently released products that contain the insect-based food coloring known as “carmine.” There are thousands of others already on the market. Please check back here from time to time for updates to the list as we identify more products containing carmine — food coloring made from crushed whole cochineal beetles. [tw_callout description=”Instead of relying entirely…

Mar 21, 2013: Read Your Labels: The “Top Ten” Additives to Avoid: A Recap

From our Read Your Labels Campaign, a recap of the series “Top Ten Food Additives to Avoid”, courtesy of Linda Bonvie Over the past few weeks, I’ve been blogging about the Citizens For Health selections of the top ten food additives to avoid in the “Read Your Labels” campaign. In case you missed any of the actors in this rogue’s…

Nov 07, 2012: You Created a National Movement!!

Dear Citizen for Health, Prop 37 may not have won, but you, along with us together, did!!!!! Together we created a renewed nationwide movement that cannot be stopped!!!! We put GMOs front and center on the national stage!!!! Our coming together on this issue was a massive success, one that we can use to spread like wildfire in California and…

Nov 01, 2012: Press Release: FDA Protects Supplement Consumers From Drug-Spiked Tainted Products

Citizens for Health Supporters Urged to Visit KeepSupplementsClean.org   FOR IMMEDIATE RELEASE Contact: James Turner, 202-462-8800 James Gormley, 202-695-2027 Washington, D.C., November 1, 2012 – Citizens for Health (CFH) believes that the U.S. Food and Drug Administration (FDA) should provide, and avoid blocking, useful information that consumers can use to make their own health choices. In this spirit, Citizen for…

Oct 31, 2012: Dr. Bronner’s Donates $250,000 More to Yes on 37; Time to Get Out And Vote!

Dr. Bronner’s Magic Soaps, a California-based and family-owned maker of the top-selling natural brand of soap in North America, announced today that they have donated another $250,000 to Proposition 37, The California Right to Know Genetically Engineered Food Act. According to a press release announcing this from Dr. Bronner’s, “Prop. 37 has been losing support in voter polls due to…

Aug 13, 2012: An Open Letter to Consumer Reports: 10 Misinformation Hazards in Your “10 Surprising Dangers of Vitamins and Supplements” Article

By James J. Gormley It is personally disappointing for me that Consumer Reports, the flagship of the respected marketplace-empowerment organization, Consumers Union, has once again seen fit to arm the American consumer with detrimental misinformation regarding safe, beneficial food supplements. In the alarmist piece which appears in the September 2012 issue, the anti-supplement subtitle reads: “Don’t assume they’re safe because…