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Health Benefits of Fennel Seeds

Posted by Will Cartwright on Mar 27, 2017 10:00:00 AM

One in five Americans suffer from an auto-immune disease and most auto-immune diseases involve inflammation. People who suffer from immune-related inflammation may find relief from products and supplements that contain fennel, specifically from the Foeniculum vulgare species of fennel. Science has described the onset of auto-immune disease as either the success or failure of bacteria, especially Gram-negative bacteria. While many peer-reviewed studies point to the health benefits of fennel seeds, this blog goes deeper to given the positive results of fennel against Gram-negative bacteria and the role that said bacteria play in auto-immune disease, the marketing opportunities for supplements that are, at the very least, fennel-based seems lucrative. 

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What is Driving Growth in Dietary Supplement Contract Manufacturing?

Posted by Will Cartwright on Mar 23, 2017 10:00:00 AM

Sales and growth in the supplement market have been on a steady upswing for several years now. Today, products that were once available only in upscale and specialty health food stores can be purchased online, at grocery stores, and numerous nutrition and sports chain stores all over the country.

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Is Donald Trump a Friend or Foe to the Supplement Industry?

Posted by Will Cartwright on Mar 22, 2017 10:30:00 AM

Every four to eight years the supplement industry is forced to ask the question, “How are the new president’s policies going to affect regulatory controls on dietary and sports supplements?” Of course, it isn’t only when presidents enter the White House that concerns run high. Other legislative bodies have their moods and phases which the supplement industry is obligated to watch very closely. But with Donald Trump, the mystery is somewhat more of an issue than with other presidents and legislative entities. Donald Trump has no history as a politician. He has no public voting record on issues related to food, drugs, nutrition, law, or medicine. What’s more, he has a reputation for being rather rash- even if only superficially.

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Dandelion Root Extract — Herbal Supplement Manufacturers Rejoice

Posted by Will Cartwright on Mar 20, 2017 10:00:00 AM

According to the Skin Cancer Foundation, 87.110 Americans are expected to receive an invasive melanoma diagnosis in 2017 while 3.3 million Americans will be diagnosed with nonmelanoma skin cancer. [1] To bring those figures home, one out of five of us will develop skin cancer sometime during our lifetime. That is one of us in a family of five. 

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What are the Health Benefits of Ashwagandha

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

Infertility is not a case of being lucky or not. It is health situation that involves disease.

In fact, a couple trying to conceive might face many infertility issues that impact both the male and female contributions to conception.

This blog focuses on male infertility and how men can take a proactive step forward to help decrease male infertility by taking advantage of ashwagandha root health benefits.

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Hottest & Most Popular Supplements 2017

Posted by Will Cartwright on Mar 6, 2017 10:30:00 AM

Supplements have long been a way for men, women, and children to achieve their health and wellness goals. Supplements can be used for weight loss, to increase energy, to fill nutritional gaps, and more. With so many supplements available today, it can be difficult for consumers to choose the ones that are right for them, and supplements that they have been using in the past may not be as effective as the newer products on the market. We are seeing trends pointing towards the most popular supplements 2017. Learn about the hottest upcoming health and wellness supplements to ensure your brand is offering consumers the most current products for their needs.

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What Are Clean Label Supplements? Do Your Ingredients Add Up?

Posted by Will Cartwright on Mar 2, 2017 10:30:00 AM

In today's hectic society, supplements are being used more and more often to fill nutritional gaps, help with weight loss, provide increased energy, and more. However, with the vast number of supplement brands available, it can be difficult for consumers to know which one is right for them. The trend in natural health and wellness has given people the drive to discover products, including supplements, with ingredients they can read and understand. Does your ingredients list stack up?

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Topics: Insider Knowledge, Ingredient Technology

Artificial Sweetener VS Real Sugar

Posted by Will Cartwright on Feb 27, 2017 10:30:00 AM

Andrea is thinking about switching from natural sweeteners to artificial sweeteners.

She has been trying to lose that last ten pounds for years now through starvation diets and torture at the gym, and she is hoping that simply switching from sugar to the artificial stuff will be an easy way to trim down.

Andrea is also hoping that switching from natural sugar to a sugar substitute will reduce her husband’s risk of heart disease and help her kids avoid cavities, childhood obesity and type-2 diabetes.

She is not really sure, though, about the differences between artificial sweeteners and natural ones.

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Topics: Ingredient Technology, Industry Research

Bulk Unflavored Whey Protein Powder : Newest Trend in Protein

Posted by Will Cartwright on Feb 23, 2017 10:30:00 AM

Protein powders have long been used by athletes to curb hunger, build muscle, and increase performance.

However, non-athletes and bodybuilders are beginning to use protein powders in their daily diets and for good reason -- according to the Center for Disease Control (CDC), only 15.5% of a woman's daily calorie intake is protein, and for men, it's just half a percent higher. WebMD, on the other hand, recommends that protein consumption should be up to 35% total calories.

This means that people are beginning to recognize that their protein intake isn't quite high enough to meet their overall dietary needs and are beginning to use supplemental protein powder to reach their daily protein goals.

But what protein powders are they choosing? Vanilla? Chocolate? Strawberry? Not necessarily.Today's consumers are actually looking for a protein powder that is much more versatile -- unflavored.

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Activated Charcoal Benefits Health & Are Steadily Gaining Popularity

Posted by Will Cartwright on Feb 20, 2017 10:30:00 AM

When Steve McMahon opted for early retirement and settled into a quiet condominium complex outside Savannah, Georgia, he expected life to be relaxing and robust.

Coming from northern Maine, he appreciated the warm, often temperate weather and sandy beaches at nearby Tybee Island.

But he found himself plagued with intestinal discomfort and increasing joint pain.

After being examined by his new Savannah doctor, a treatment of ampicillin was recommended for the stomach pain.

Unfortunately, pills to alleviate his growing arthritic symptoms were likely to cause even bigger intestinal problems. He had to grin and bear it.

The situation seemed unreal in many ways.

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