Archive | May, 2012

Around the World in Three Days

Where to begin? My first stop was China and then on to South America, Korea, Switzerland, France and back to the USA all within a morning! So many cultures communicating in different languages about the promise of the multitude of food products and ingredients at last week’s Vitafoods Europe conference in Geneva. The audience for […]

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The Potential Nutraceutical Market

Stephen L. DeFelice, M.D., just finished speaking at the 2012 Vitafoods Conference in Geneva, Switzerland. In his speech he spoke about the potential for a nutraceutical market, and the state of the current traditional dietary supplement and food markets. Dr. DeFelice also wrote a paper on the same subject, take a look at it below. The picture […]

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Vitafoods Europe Conference This Week!

This week, Dr. DeFelice is joining thousands of highly respected doctors, business leaders, and nutritionists at the annual Vitafoods Europe conference. If you haven’t done it already, check out the Vitafoods website for more information about this annual event. After Dr. DeFelice’s presentation on the future of nutraceuticals, we’ll be posting a paper he wrote for […]

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Poem: An angry teenager abandoned by her father

My last post about Nora Ephron’s delightful play, Love, Loss and What I Wore, described life’s trials and tribulations from women’s points of view with a sense of humor. Certain events in my life have come in to play since I wrote that and have made me think more about the message of  loss, particularly […]

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Nutraceuticals Now Previews Presentation for Vitafoods Europe Conference

Nutraceuticals Now wrote a great piece about the upcoming Vitafoods Europe Conference. Check out the whole article here. Here is an excerpt that focuses on the presentation I will give on the Nutraceutical Research and Education Act. We obtained two FDA approvals under the Orphan Drug Act. The purpose of the successful Orphan Drug Act […]

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The Affordable Care Act – Can America Afford it?

From Joseph M. Valenzano Jr., Founder and CEO, Exceptional Parent | “In the end, more than freedom, they wanted security. They wanted a comfortable life, and they lost it all – security, comfort, and freedom. When the Athenians finally wanted not to give to society but for society to give to them, when the freedom they […]

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Time to re-introduce and debate The Doctornaut Act in Congress

In previous posts I wrote about the unrecognized disastrous health policies that prevent the discovery of medical advances, including cures. Just ask yourself when the last cure was. As a result, millions of patients suffer when they shouldn’t, and die before they should. One critical reason for the absence of cures is due to the extreme […]

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