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Exporters that boosted e-commerce amid COVID poised to profit long after pandemic subsides

Joel SchlesingerPublished August 24, 2020The Globe and Mail Photo by Dave Chidley/The Globe and Mail Calgary-based Innosol Health Corp. is a small business with a big international reach. It was primed to grow its sales efforts this past spring, the busiest time of the year for trade shows in the supplements market, but then the novel coronavirus pandemic hit and changed everything. “It’s the best time to meet with wholesalers and distributors,” says Michael Kuhbock, president of Innosol Health, which has been operating for about two years. “You’d try to get purchase orders in place and then go on your merry way.” But COVID-19 botched those plans, shutting down international borders to most travel, especially the U.S, which is the...

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Press Release: Solves Strips® launches dissolvable strip donation campaign for healthcare workers nationwide

Innosol Health to donate $50,000 in Solves Strips® product to healthcare workers nationwide CINCINNATI, OH -- April 8, 2020 -- Solves Strips®, in support of the courageous healthcare workers and their commitment to keep us safe during the challenging COVID-19 pandemic, have launched a product donation campaign to provide our Healthcare Heros with the supplements they need while working under these difficult conditions.   The Solves Strips® Healthcare Hero Endurance Package includes: Electrolyte Strips, Melatonin Strips, Revive Energy™ with Vitamins Strips, Vitamin D3 Strips and our Alpine Crisp Breath Freshener Strips. All of the Solves Strips® products are individually packaged, quick dissolving, great tasting, and easy to take. “We are excited and honored to give back to the selfless healthcare community...

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Why You (And Your Whole Family!) Should Be Taking a Daily Vitamin D Supplement

by Sarah Remmer, RD Vitamin D is probably THE most important vitamin talked about in the nutrition world today. If you haven’t heard about the importance of vitamin D, I’m here to get you up-to-date. And if you’re not already supplementing with vitamin D, I’m here to tell you that you need to get on it. YES – everyone should be taking a supplement! Even me – the dietitian! First of all, what exactly is vitamin D? Vitamin D is a fat-soluble essential nutrient that we require for health. Being “fat-soluble” means that fat is required for its absorption. That’s right! We need fat in our diets and this is one of the reasons why it’s necessary (and good)! Vitamin...

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A Dietitian’s Take: Why You Might Want to Start Taking These Nutritional Supplements

  Guest post by Sarah Remmer, RD We all know how important good nutrition is for our short-term—but more importantly long term—health, right? The nutrients we consume through food help our bodies and brains to function properly, help to repair our bodily tissues, and contribute to our overall longevity and health. Eating a balanced diet complete with lots of vegetables, fruits, protein-rich foods, and whole grains helps us to attain most of the nutrients that we need for proper health. And as a registered dietitian, this is what I guide my clients and readers towards—a nutrient-rich, balanced eating plan most of the time! But, then there’s real life. Even as a dietitian, I know that eating nutritious foods at every...

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Food for Thought

A balanced diet does more than improve the numbers on the scale. Eating well and getting plenty of exercise may help you beat the odds when fighting drug addiction, disease, or depression. Read on for ways your body uses what you eat for your best interests. Cope with addiction Addictive behaviors may be best battled with food on the front lines of recovery. Addiction is a mental health issue and if your brain isn’t receiving enough nutrition, it can latch onto behaviors such as drug use, alcohol consumption, compulsive gambling, or overeating. Many addicts unconsciously learn to depend on their chosen vice because of the way it makes them feel without realizing they may be able to get the same...

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