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NOW Foods Company Profile

00:56 EDT 19th June 2018 | BioPortfolio

In 1948, with the natural food and supplement industry in its infancy, an entrepreneur named Paul Richard bought Fearn-Soya Foods,a manufacturer of grain and legume-based products in the Chicago area, for $900. Thus began a six-decade legacy of supplying consumers nationwide with high-quality, affordable nutritional products.Paul carefully nurtured his fledgling business until 1960, when his son, Elwood Richard, inherited part ownership in Fearn and became the company’s president. Elwood adopted his father’s ideals concerning health and well being, including his vision of making quality supplements and natural foods available to the public at prices they could afford. Elwood opened the first of many Fruitful Yield retail stores in the Chicago area devoted to natural products, and, as time passed, both Fearn-Soya and the company’s retail chain grew and prospered under Elwood’s leadership.

Location

395 S. Glen Ellyn Road
Bloomingdale
Illinois
60108
United States of America

Contact

Phone: 888-669-3663
Email: yourname@provider.com


News Articles [486 Associated News Articles listed on BioPortfolio]

Foods combining fats and carbohydrates more rewarding than foods with just fats or carbs

Researchers show that the reward center of the brain values foods high in both fat and carbohydrates -- i.e., many processed foods -- more than foods containing only fat or only carbs. A study of 206 ...

Weighty issues on dog food safety

People are becoming more aware of what they put into their mouths and shifting from processed foods to natural and home-made foods. As for themselves they are more inclined to give their pet dogs thes...

Medical News Today: What foods can I eat after wisdom tooth extraction?

People are advised to eat soft or liquid foods after having a wisdom tooth removed. Learn about the best foods to eat after having this type of surgey, including soups, smoothies, and mashed vegetable...

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A look at foods to avoid for IBS, or irritable bowel syndrome. Included is detail on alternatives for trigger foods and how to avoid foods when ordering.

When is the right time to start infants on solid foods?

(Elsevier) The first study of a nationally representative group of US infants reports that more than half of babies are currently introduced to complementary foods, that is, foods or drinks other than...

Medical News Today: What foods should you eat if you have pancreatitis?

We take a look at how diet can help with pancreatitis, including foods to eat and foods to avoid. We also examine diet tips and treatment options.

Medical News Today: Foods you can eat after a colonoscopy

After having a colonoscopy, a person’s digestive system will require some time to recover. For a couple of days after the procedure, people will need to eat foods that are easy to digest. This artic...

Medical News Today: What are the best foods for weight loss?

A look at some of the best foods for weight loss. Included is detail on what foods to incorporate into your diet and why they work.

PubMed Articles [258 Associated PubMed Articles listed on BioPortfolio]

Foods with increased protein content: A qualitative study on European consumer preferences and perceptions.

Foods with increased protein content have rapidly become one of the fastest-growing product categories targeting image- and health-focused consumers. However, it is not clear whether consumers really ...

A study about the young consumers' consumption behaviors of street foods.

As in almost every country in the world, street foods are frequently used in Turkey. To determine the preferences for these foods, a questionnaire was given to 847 individuals constituted by randomly ...

Recent advances of medical foods in China: The opportunities and challenges under standardization.

Malnutrition with high incidence in hospitalized patients in China has brought a significant burden of disease. Although many clinical studies have demonstrated the importance of nutritional for patie...

Dehydrated Foods: Are they Microbiologically Safe?

Dried foods are low water activity foods with water activity ranging from 0.03 to 0.7. They are commonly misconstrued to be inherently safe from food borne pathogenic bacteria. However, there are many...

Changes in Serving Size, Calories, and Sodium Content in Processed Foods From 2009 to 2015.

Approximately 60% of the American diet comes from processed foods, which makes improving their nutritional quality important for Americans' health. The objective of this study was to measure changes i...

Clinical Trials [485 Associated Clinical Trials listed on BioPortfolio]

Effect of Varying Proportions of Low and High Energy Dense Foods Over 5 Days in Preschool Children

In this study, the investigators will vary the proportions of high- and low-energy-dense foods served to preschool children at all meals and snacks during three 5-day periods. In the three...

Devaluing Foods to Change Eating Behavior

Excessive eating of energy-dense foods and obesity are risk factors for a range of cancers. There are programs to reduce intake of these foods and weight loss, but the effects of the progr...

Use of Nutrigenomic Models for the Personalized Treatment With Medical Foods in Obese People

The NutriGen project will be using nutrigenomic methods to determine the effectiveness of treatments with specific dietary foods, on the basis of genetic risk predisposition (genetic signa...

Olestra Containing Foods and Weight Loss and Weight Maintenance

This study will be conducted over three phases. Phase I will be a 16-week weight lass phase. Phase II will be a 52-week maintenance phase. Phase III will be a follow-up phase. We will t...

Effect of Egg Consumption on Cardiometabolic Health in Prediabetic Subjects.

The objective of this trial is to assess the effects of whole egg consumption (12 per week), compared to energy-matched typical breakfast control foods, on insulin sensitivity and other ma...

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Smart Flour Foods believes that everyone should love what they eat and is passionate about creating great-tasting, better-for-you foods through the power of ancient grains. Smart ...

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