In an age of carb-counters and weight-watchers, the truly savvy have lived a more nutritious, chemical-free way of life for the past 70 years.
The U.S. nutrition hindustry is not only a booming business (with sales of $62.9 billion in 2003, according to the Nutrition Business Journal), but it has a rich history of spirited pioneers (a.k.a. original hippies), fascinating stories and rapid growth.
Click away to learn the history and philosophy of this increasingly popular way of life. Or just learn some basic terminology to guide you through a health-food store.
It's never to late to ride the health train!