NHPRS Canada

The Natural Health Product Research Society’s (NHPRS) mission is to facilitate and support meaningful, scientifically rigorous research and education in the field of natural health products.

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NHPRS Objectives

  • Promote scientifically rigorous research and education on Natural Health Products (NHPs)
  • Develop a national multi-sector research community
  • Support national research priorities that enable the informed and appropriate use of NHPs

Assistant Professor Paul Spagnuolo receives the American Society for Nutrition’s Mead Johnson Award

Congratulations to University of Waterloo Assistant Professor and NHPRS Board of Directors member Paul Spagnuolo, who has been awarded the 2016 Mead Johnson Award presented by the American Society of Nutition. Dr. Spagnuolo’s research investigates the potential anti-cancer treatment applications of nutraceuticals, and his recent findings on the use of avocado-derived molecules in combating acute myeloid leukaemia have received worldwide attention. Read more: University of Waterloo News; Spagnuolo... read more


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American Herbal Products Association (AHPA)

AHPA is the only national trade association in the US focused primarily on herbs and herbal products. Activities are undertaken to maintain and improve market opportunities for companies that sell herbs, herbal products and other health-related products, and to ensure that consumers continue to enjoy informed access to a wide choice of goods.

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The Canadian Health Food Association

The Canadian Health Food Association is Canada’s largest trade association dedicated to natural health and organic products.Our members include manufacturers, retailers, wholesalers, distributors, and importers of natural and organic products. These can include foods, vitamin and mineral supplements, herbal products, homeopathics, sports nutrition products, health and beauty aids and more.

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United Natural Products Alliance (UNPA)

UNPA is an association of dietary supplement and functional food companies that share a commitment to provide consumers with natural health products of superior quality, benefit and reliability.