Archives for July 2017

Probiotic Industry Leaders Push for More Standards: Natren has met these all along!

The Council for Responsible Nutrition (CRN) and the International Probiotics Association (IPA) are calling for manufacturers of probiotic products to raise the bar for labeling, storing and stability testing as an industry standard. Natren wrote the book quite literally on many of the industry labeling guidelines. Now, these organizations are asking other companies to finally meeting the standard Natren set for itself years ago. The goal is to provide consumers not only with better products but enhanced transparency and improved consistency, as well. It’s a move that Natren supports fully because it’s what we already do and have been doing…. [Read More…]

Probiotic, Gut Health and Blood Pressure

Early studies into beneficial bacteria, known as probiotics, showed the organisms promoted a healthy digestive tract in general. Recent studies confirm these benefits. Other new research show probiotics can positively affect immunity and lower blood cholesterol levels. Now there is evidence that probiotics can help people with high blood pressure. THE DANGERS OF HIGH BLOOD PRESSURE Nearly a third of adults living in the United States currently have high blood pressure, according to the Centers for Disease Control and Prevention (CDC). High blood pressure, also known as hypertension, increases the risk for developing dangerous health conditions, such as a heart…. [Read More…]

Natren Celebrates Its 35 Year Anniversary By Breaking New Ground

Natren has chosen a special way to celebrate 35 years of helping others and serving as trendsetters in the pharmaceutical grade probiotics industry – by opening a new facility to expand our work. Established in 1982 by educator and author Natasha Trenev, Natren remains the leading manufacturer of probiotics worldwide. In fact, you’ll find Natren probiotic products in health food stores throughout the world. As a company, Natren is committed to educating our consumers about the benefits of a healthy lifestyle that includes the introduction of good bacteria into the gut through the use of quality probiotic products. To mark…. [Read More…]

A Proactive Approach to Men’s Health May Save Your Life

What does it take to get you to see a doctor? If you are like 63 percent of men in a recent survey, you probably would not seek medical care unless you are in severe, prolonged pain- vomiting, itching or even bleeding is not enough to get you there. The survey of 2,000 men shed some interesting light on the male point of view when it comes to health . ln real life, some guys say that going to the doctor is a “chick thing,” yet more than one-third of dudes in the survey said that a spouse or significant other…. [Read More…]