• The Stage is Set…

    The Stage is Set…

    Sean Moloughney, Associate Editor || April 2, 2012
    I began my education in the field of health and wellness when I came to work for this magazine four years ago. I hadn’t heard the term “nutraceuticals” before that time, and it took a while for lingo like “randomized, double-b…

  • Time to Integrate

    Time to Integrate

    Sean Moloughney, Associate Editor || March 1, 2012
    Turn the clock back to 1994 for a minute. Doesn’t it feel like a lifetime ago? How’s your hair looking? Still got the same killer dance moves? I guess some things never change. The nutraceuticals landscape has matured significantly sin…

  • New Year, New Goals ... New Challenges

    New Year, New Goals ... New Challenges

    Sean Moloughney, Associate Editor || January 2, 2012
    The start of a new year offers a predictable platform for many people to develop resolutions and pledge commitments while also leaving the past, and previous failures, filed away far from sight. Considering how the economy has crushed so many consume…

  • A Better Bridge

    A Better Bridge

    Sean Moloughney, Associate Editor || November 28, 2011
    There’s an obvious chasm in the U.S. between the rich and poor; and there doesn’t seem a bridge big enough to patch that gap any time soon. Meanwhile, the imbalance between the obese and the hungry is sickening, in every sense of the word…

  • The $25 Billion Balancing Act

    The $25 Billion Balancing Act

    Sean Moloughney, Associate Editor || November 7, 2011
    At a fundamental level, companies that operate in the $25 billion dietary supplement industry have an obligation to sell ingredients and products that are safe and don’t compromise the health and well-being of consumers. Failing to meet this ob…

  • No Room for Doom and Gloom

    No Room for Doom and Gloom

    Sean Moloughney, Associate Editor || August 30, 2011
    The East Coast earthquake was nothing compared to how shaky my 401k seems these days. And while Hurricane Irene made an enormous impact on so many people, life just happens way too fast to spend it panicking. Amid all the doom and gloom out there lat…

  • Don’t Worry; Get a Puppy

    Don’t Worry; Get a Puppy

    Sean Moloughney, Associate Editor || August 1, 2011
    As I was daydreaming about my upcoming vacation, and thinking about my sister’s new puppy, I happened to stumble on a press release for a “Day Spa and Hotel” for dogs and cats. I guess you can’t keep a good dog down, right?…

  • Baby Boom 2.0: Bulging at Both Ends

    Baby Boom 2.0: Bulging at Both Ends

    Sean Moloughney, Associate Editor || July 1, 2011
    I was eating Cheerios for breakfast one morning when I realized the box I bought came with a coupon for diapers. “Is my cereal trying to tell me something?” I wondered. At a barbecue recently I noticed the baby pool seemed a little more c…

  • Attention to Hypertension: Lost in the Brownie Mix

    Attention to Hypertension: Lost in the Brownie Mix

    Sean Moloughney, Associate Editor || May 31, 2011
    Research published in the journal Epidemiology in May suggests hypertension might be much more prevalent in young people than previously thought, affecting 19% of adults between the ages of 24 and 32. Analysis compared hypertension estimates from…

  • The French Paradox, in Reverse?

    The French Paradox, in Reverse?

    Sean Moloughney, Associate Editor || May 2, 2011
    More than half (53%) of U.S. adults take dietary supplements, according to a new government survey conducted from 2003-2006, up from about 42% in 1988-1994. Sounds great, right? But if supplement usage continues to increase over time, why hasn’…

  • Social Media Lessons from the Bronx Zoo Cobra

    Social Media Lessons from the Bronx Zoo Cobra

    Sean Moloughney || April 4, 2011
    I’m officially convinced that social media outlets like Twitter, Facebook and LinkedIn are worth the investment, especially since they’re basically free. I was skeptical for a very long time, but I’m on board now thanks to @BronxZoo…

  • Tiger Moms on the Prowl

    Tiger Moms on the Prowl

    Sean Moloughney || March 1, 2011
    I’ll admit right off the bat that I’m biased on this one. Totally self-serving as it is, I have a vested interest in the health and education of young people today, as I maintain delusions there will be Social Security money for me when I…

  • Nutraceuticals: A Healthy State of Mind

    Nutraceuticals: A Healthy State of Mind

    Sean Moloughney || February 1, 2011
    Associate Editor Sean Moloughney offers his latest musings in the spirit of U.S. President Barack Obama’s recent State of the Union Speech…   Mr. Manufacturer, Madam Supplier, Distinguished Members of the Scientific Community, Gra…

  • 11 ‘Predictions’ for 2011

    11 ‘Predictions’ for 2011

    Sean Moloughney || January 3, 2011
    I’ve never liked making “predictions.” I usually leave that kind of thing to people who actually know a lot more than I pretend to. But I do love a Top 10 List, so I’m offering my own “11 ‘Predictions’ for 20…

  • A Time to KISS

    A Time to KISS

    Sean Moloughney || December 1, 2010
    Life has gotten way too complicated. It’s time to simplify. Seriously, sometimes you just need to get off the segway and walk. Stop texting that person 10 feet away and go talk to them, face to face—or at least Skype them. But stop rambli…

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