Nutraceutical Knowledge

Top 15 Questions to Ask a Supplement Manufacturer

Posted by Will Cartwright on Jan 19, 2017 11:30:00 AM

Your company is already established and successful. You take pride in providing high quality health and wellness products that improve peoples’ lives; however, you know there’s more your supplement brand could be doing in the marketplace.

It’s time to take things to the next level. You’ve done your homework about what people are looking for in supplements, and you see current and upcoming trends. You’re in touch with the pulse of the industry, and it’s time to expand to new horizons of success.

This next step will likely involve connecting with a new supplement manufacturer for some or all of your product line. However, this decision should not be taken lightly. If you want to make a mutually beneficial connection that helps take your business to the next level, be sure to ask the following 15 questions while screening potential suppliers:

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Topics: Insider Knowledge, Industry Tips & Tricks

Study Links Lutein and Brain Health, Intelligence in Older Adults

Posted by Will Cartwright on Jan 16, 2017 5:23:42 PM

 

This article was originally written as a submission for Senior Resource Guide

Like many baby boomers, Bill wants to age well and remain sharp as a tack in his golden years. Bill remembers how his father seemed to lose the ability to use the skills and knowledge he acquired over a lifetime, something medical professionals refer to as “crystallized intelligence.” Realizing that people are living longer than ever before, Bill wants to do whatever he can to preserve his crystallized intelligence as he ages.

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Topics: Industry Research

The Multivitamin Debate: Are Multivitamins Beneficial for Well Nourished Users?

Posted by Will Cartwright on Jan 16, 2017 11:30:00 AM

For years, the debate has raged on and on about whether or not there is any real benefit to be gained by well-nourished populations from taking vitamins, particularly multivitamins.

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Topics: Industry Research

5 Myths about Plant-Based Protein

Posted by Will Cartwright on Jan 12, 2017 11:30:00 AM

People are advised to eat a healthy diet, to get plenty of exercise, and to lose weight. Yet, it is extremely difficult to understand what is a healthy food choice given the myriad of misinformation that is available even from reputable sources such as the FDA.

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Topics: Industry Research

Is 2017 the Year Probiotics Become a Household Necessity?

Posted by Will Cartwright on Jan 9, 2017 11:30:00 AM

Probiotics are quickly becoming a household name as health-conscious people continue to hear of their increasing list of benefits.

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Topics: Trending Products

New Study Shows Dietary Magnesium May Reduce Heart Disease, Stroke and Diabetes

Posted by Will Cartwright on Jan 5, 2017 11:30:00 AM

Meet Pat, a health-conscious person who knows that regular exercise, nutritious food and a healthy lifestyle can help reduce the risk of heart disease, stroke, and type-2 diabetes – three of the most serious health conditions plaguing Americans today. Pat might be alarmed to learn there is something missing from this strategy – magnesium.

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Topics: Industry Research

Supplements to Stock for 40+ Prospects

Posted by Will Cartwright on Jan 2, 2017 11:30:00 AM

The supplements you stock for the over 40 crowd need to address several key issues and in some cases, fulfill a need suggested by a physician or other authority.

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Topics: Industry Research

Are You Participating in the $100 Billion Rise of Nutraceutics?

Posted by Will Cartwright on Dec 29, 2016 11:30:00 AM

The expanding market for natural remedies and herbal supplements is set to reach over $100 billion by the year 2017, and $300 billion by 2022, according to a study from Global Industry Analysts.

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Topics: Industry Research

Vitamin D Supplements May Improve Symptoms of Autism

Posted by Will Cartwright on Dec 28, 2016 1:53:42 PM

 

This article was originally written as a submission for Alternative Medicine

New research shows that vitamin D supplements may improve symptoms in children with autism spectrum disorder (ASD).

Researchers have been working to understand the link between vitamin D and autism for years. Autism now affects about one in every 68 children, according to statistics presented by Autism Speaks, which makes autism one of the fastest growing developmental disorders in the United States – and there is no cure. Early studies suggest low vitamin D levels increase the risk of autism in children. Now new research, published in the Journal of Child Psychology and Psychiatry, shows that vitamin D supplementation may improve the symptoms of autism.

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Topics: Insider Knowledge

How Dietary Fiber Helps with Glucoregulation, Appetite, and Fullness

Posted by Will Cartwright on Dec 26, 2016 11:30:00 AM

Glucoregulation is a big deal.

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Topics: Insider Knowledge