Supplement Manufacturer Insiders Knowledge

Supplement Brands Using More Beta Alanine Than Ever

Posted by John Cornell on Dec 15, 2017 11:30:00 AM

Beta-alanine has become a fitness world staple, and the amino acid supplement is being stocked up by numerous providers. If you want to help your customers work out hard, stay healthy and return for more, you should know why beta-alanine persists as one of the supplement world’s best-selling items.

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How Amazon Elements Changes the Supplement Industry

Posted by Zachary Litton on Dec 13, 2017 11:30:00 AM

Earlier in 2017, Amazon created their own line of supplements since they saw how much revenue is generated from their site of these products. It's called Amazon Elements and it is forcing all other supplement brands to step up! 

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Topics: Supplement Entrepreneurship

SARMS Decoded: Why The FDA Urges Caution

Posted by John Cornell on Dec 11, 2017 11:30:00 AM

In October 2017, the FDA issued a warning about a group of body-building supplements that contain potentially hazardous ingredients and are currently under the agency's investigation. These ingredients are known as "selective androgen receptor modulators (SARMS)." The warnings issued about these ingredients are based on reports that some consumers who took supplements containing SARMS experienced life-threatening reactions and other complications, as well as the alleged illegal activities of the brands. To avoid involvement with situations like this one, it is important for all supplement brands to research the ingredients they include in their products and avoid any unsafe or controversial ingredients. 

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The Story Of Smiling Bob & How To Avoid His Fate

Posted by John Cornell on Dec 6, 2017 11:30:00 AM

The importance of this article is for supplement brands rests in the fact that if you aren't compliant with the set guidelines of manufacturing and marketing supplements you pay the price. We will discuss one of the more recent instances where legal action was necessary and give you insight on how who you choose to work with the most quintessential. 

Smiling Bob—real name, Steve Warshak— was the founder of Berkeley Premium Nutraceuticals. He was also handed a 25-year jail sentence following a federal court case which found him guilty of an astounding 93 counts of fraud, conspiracy and money laundering. Steve and his company were ordered to forfeit $500 million by a federal court. 

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Prevagen Lawsuit Dissected: What it Means for Supplement Brands

Posted by Zachary Litton on Nov 29, 2017 11:30:00 AM

Recently, the New York State Attorney General and Federal Trade Commission charged marketers of Prevagen with making false label claims and unsubstantiated claims about their product. These claims included cognitive benefits and improvement of memory.

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What Are the Different Types of Collagen?

Posted by John Cornell on Nov 22, 2017 11:30:00 AM

Pick up any beauty magazine, and you are inundated with the word collagen - Collagen helps with this and that but in very few places do they go into much detail about the different types of collagen or that each type of collagen offers different health benefits.

As a supplement entrepreneur, it is important to not only understand that there are different types of collagens but also that they come from different sources. Also, those sources offer different benefits, and when you understand those benefits, your target marketing becomes stronger.

As good as all of that sounds, it is not always easy to find the best sources or suppliers. In this blog, we go deeper into the benefits of collagen, its sources and those differences. 

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What is the Real Purpose of Pre Workout Supplements?

Posted by John Cornell on Nov 20, 2017 11:30:00 AM

Hi, my name is John Cornell and I am the vice president of business development here at ABH Pharma. Today we will be talking about the true purpose of pre-workout supplements.

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Importance of Using a GMP Certified Supplement Manufacturer

Posted by Rob Zorn on Nov 17, 2017 11:30:00 AM

GMP - Good Manufacturing Practices - they mean a lot to every product ever constructed or made, but in the dietary supplement industry that means a whole lot more. To fully understand the implications of GMP, this blog, looks at the role of a product as viewed through many lenses. 

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Increase in Sales of Ashwagandha Capsules

Posted by Zachary Litton on Nov 15, 2017 11:30:00 AM
Ashwagandha offers homeostasis benefits. In medical terms - adaptogen - helps your body to adjust to and manage daily stresses. Ashwagandha is an ancient medicinal root (Ayurvedic) with a modern application across many ailments from bipolar disorder to erectile dysfunction and even fibromyalgia. [ 1 ] [ 2 ]

Interest in Ashwagandha Is Growing 

From 2004 though late 2010 there was little online interest in Ashwagandha, but from late 2010 through the present, interest in this Ayurvedic herb has grown. Today, it is ranking at 100 percent on Google Trends, which tracks internet searches over a period of time. [3] In fact, the primary interest in this herb is from India and the United States. People are searching for Ashwagandha capsules Benefits and Ashwagandha Benefits and some specialized terms such as Ashwagandha capsules Patanjali - which show its' interest from India. 

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Herbal Powder Manufacturers Tout Shilajit Powder Benefits

Posted by Will Cartwright on Nov 13, 2017 11:30:00 AM

Ayurveda approach health and medicine as a complete journey that is not just about living disease free, but about being in your most optimum state of health throughout your lifetime. It is from their ancient practices that Shilajit Power emerges into Western culture as a supplement of great importance and that is a gateway for anyone with a private label supplement brand or who wants to start one.  

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