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Turmeric and Curcumin Powerful Healing in Supplement Form

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

There is a lot of information out about the healing power of turmeric and curcumin and ayurvedic supplements in general. Yet, there is still some confusion about what these supplements are. They are two separate things. Turmeric is a plant (Curcuma longa) while Curcumin is a substance that comes from the roots of the turmeric plant (Curcuma longa.) It is important to make that distinction and to also list the Latin name given to this plant as there are other turmeric plants and when taking anti-inflammatory supplements it is important that the ingredients come from the right plant. 

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Topics: Trending Ingredient Spotlight

12 Marketing Ideas for any Supplement Manufacturing Business in 2017

Posted by Will Cartwright on Jan 26, 2017 11:30:00 AM

People are more health-conscious than ever before, and this is reflected in the booming vitamin and supplement manufacturing industry.

Phil started his company from a one-room apartment just after college, and moved to a 2,500 square foot warehouse just two years later.

He’s made great strides, but is now looking to break through to the next level.

He’s asked for feedback from his customer base and researched current market trends.

The consistent message he’s received from customers is a desire for more high-quality supplement choices.

He's also ready to raise more awareness about his product line and brand ethos.

Taking this feedback into consideration, Phil has made some key strategic and marketing moves but it wouldn't have happened without a marketing plan for nutritional supplements.

Perhaps your supplement business can benefit from this experience of learning how to market supplements. Consider the following 12 ideas to help breathe new live into your vitamin and supplements business:

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Topics: Supplement Entrepreneurship, Frequently Asked Questions

Organic — The New Face of Supplements

Posted by Will Cartwright on Jan 23, 2017 11:30:00 AM

People are caught between what is perceived and what actually is. In the case of all natural organic vitamins and supplements, the word "organic" is highly misleading.

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Topics: Frequently Asked Questions

Top 15 Questions to Ask a Dietary 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 dietary 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: Frequently Asked Questions

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. Bill

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Topics: Trending Ingredient Spotlight

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: Frequently Asked Questions

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: Frequently Asked Questions

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: Supplement Entrepreneurship

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: Trending Ingredient Spotlight

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: Supplement Entrepreneurship

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