Supplement Manufacturer Insiders Knowledge

5 of the Best Nootropic Ingredients for Cognitive Enhancement

Posted by Will Cartwright on Mar 31, 2017 3:32:54 PM

Supplementing your body is no new trend. But supplementing your brain is.

In 2011, Hollywood blockbuster film, Limitless, popularized the idea of taking pills for cognitive enhancement.

The movie exaggerated the effects of smart drugs with a fictional brain pill known as “NZT-48.” As unrealistic as the film was, it was undeniably entertaining to watch.

You won’t find a drug that turns you into a super-genius in real life, but is there anything close?

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Health Benefits of Bone Broth Supplement

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

Bone broth and bone broth supplements are not new, they just fell by the wayside in our modern fast food world. Bone broth protein is all the goodness that is found in rich, hearty bone broth but in a powder form. The benefits of bone broth powder are that it is easy to reconstitute, does not require days of cooking or a ton of groceries. 

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Fennel Seed Advantages and Benefits You Need To Know

Posted by Will Cartwright on Mar 27, 2017 11:00:00 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 Causing All The Supplement Industry Growth?

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

Sales and growth in the nutritional and dietary 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 11:30:00 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 nutrition 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 11:00:00 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. 

As dire as those statistics are, a peer-reviewed study points to a ray of home from dandelion root extract. 

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What are the Health Benefits of Ashwagandha

Posted by Will Cartwright on Mar 16, 2017 12:30:00 PM

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 Nutritional Supplement Industry Trends of 2017

Posted by Will Cartwright on Mar 6, 2017 11:30:00 AM

Supplements have long been a way for men, women, and children to achieve their health and wellness

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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Topics: Supplement Entrepreneurship

What Makes A Clean Label Supplement Product?

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