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Ingredient Trend Predictions for 2008

Editor David Feder makes ingredient trend predictions for 2008.

By David Feder, R.D.

Being a magazine devoted to nutraceutical trends, we’re always in prognostication mode. We approach trends the way a Le Mans racer drives: An upcoming curve isn’t the point of reference, the horizon beyond it is.

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