Entries by Dr. Jana Bogs

5 Hot Trends for Food

1. Rejuvenative foods—for the “Baby Boomer” feeling the aging process, as well as younger people who’ve perhaps indulged a bit too much in junk food and are now realizing why it was called “junk”. The stressful world in which we find ourselves spurs us to deep nourishment—just to keep up. So what are rejuvenative foods? […]

Magical Hawai’i Land for Sale

Imagine your own 20-acre Hawaiian Paradise! We call it “The Enchanted Forest of Ohia Mana”. The much celebrated Ohia trees are indigenous to Hawaii and produce Lehua blossoms, typically fiery red, but also yellow and orange. Ohia Lehua is the official blossom of the Big Island of Hawaii. It is worn by pa’u riders (fancifully-dressed […]

What is needed to bring the Nutraceutical industry to the next level? What areas are seeing growth?

What is needed is something new…the nutraceutical industry, like many industries, relies on having new, different, better products—“new-traceuticals”! Consumers prefer herbal- and food-based products for their broad-spectrum of nutrients, especially if they are organically grown. Organic is more than well established, it’s hot! It’s not “going away”, but it’s not new either. So, what’s the […]

Article on “What’s Next for the Organic Industry”

What’s next for the organic industry in the US organic food and organic product areas? What are the challenges to future growth?      Posted on April 1, 2011 by zintro In 2009, total US organic sales for food and non-food products were $26.6 billion and growing. With mass market retailers increasing their offerings of organics, where might […]

Another Blood Glucose Trial with Apples

Here’s another trial with Fuji apples–Conventional Growing vs. Biological “Beyond Organic” type growing methods. The conventional apples’ blood glycemic response (red line) spiked up quickly to its peak in only 20 minutes. It also descended quickly, going well below baseline and remaining there. These levels below baseline indicate a hypoglycemic response. Hypoglycemia can make one […]