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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

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.

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

Vitamin D is also classified as an essential nutrient because although a small amount of it can be made in the body with the help of the sun, we don’t make enough to satisfy our needs. And let’s face it, although I love the sun, I’m wearing sunscreen (which you should be too!) when I’m out and about. By blocking harmful UVA and UVB rays I’m also blocking an important step in the conversion of 7-dehydrocholesterol (a cholesterol precursor) in the skin into vitamin D. Without the help of UVB to make the conversion, I’m missing some of my vitamin D-3. But heck – it’s a trade-off. I can still get enough vitamin D from food and my supplement, while...

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

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!

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