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Consumers Are Noticing How Probiotics Improve Digestion

Posted by Will Cartwright on Aug 3, 2017 12:23:52 PM

According to the National Institute of Diabetes and Digestive and Kidney Diseases, some 60-70 million people have digestive disorders.

In 2010, 48.3 million people saw a doctor because of complaints about their digestive track. Of those 48.3 million, 7.9 million received a primary digestive disorder diagnosis via an emergency room visit.

During the same year, 21.7 million people were hospitalized due to a digestive disorder. In 2009, 245,921 people died from digestive diseases or episodes. In 2004, it cost $141.8 Billion to treat digestive disorders. [1]

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Topics: Nutraceutical Industry News

Natural Supplements: Controlling Inflammation and Joint Pain

Posted by Will Cartwright on Jul 31, 2017 11:30:00 AM

The practice of controlling inflammation and joint pain has been around for thousands of years.

The idea that joint pain is treatable using natural medicines is not new either.

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Topics: Trending Ingredient Spotlight

Health and Pregnancy: What Should I Look for in a Prenatal Vitamin?

Posted by Will Cartwright on Jul 27, 2017 12:30:00 PM

Prenatal vitamins are a product that helps to bolster the vitamin intake for women who are pregnant. However, the scope and use of prenatal vitamins have grown as their usefulness benefits many other types of women.

Prenatal vitamins have also shown they they can help women with eating disorders, major food alergies and obesity.   

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Topics: Frequently Asked Questions

CRN Seeks Additional Funds to Police Dietary Supplements

Posted by Will Cartwright on Jul 24, 2017 12:30:00 PM

The Council for Responsible Nutrition (CRN) is asking the federal government to populate an additional $5 million for a budget to help them oversee and regulate a $40-plus billion dollar industry. [1]

The question is, what does that mean for the supplement industry? 

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Topics: Nutraceutical Industry News

How to Use Triphala Powder for Hair

Posted by Will Cartwright on Jul 20, 2017 12:30:00 PM

For over 2,000 years, Triphala has been used to improve health, wellbeing and balance; this versatile and dynamic herbal formula is an Ayurvedic medicine staple.

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Topics: Frequently Asked Questions, Trending Ingredient Spotlight

Court Denies Motion to Reconsider DMAA Legalization

Posted by Will Cartwright on Jul 17, 2017 11:30:00 AM

The supplement dimethylamylamine, or DMAA, has been controversial since its release.

It is a speed-like substance that’s popular among people looking to lose weight or build muscle.

It’s been included as an ingredient in hundreds of brand-name weight loss and bodybuilding supplements over the years; however, during the past year there has been substantial legal wrangling around the substance.

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Topics: Trending Ingredient Spotlight, Nutraceutical Industry News

How Much Magnesium Should I Take for Anxiety?

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

Stress awareness month was in April, but there shouldnt be only one specific time to talk about a condition that affects millions of Americans; chronic anxiety.

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Topics: Frequently Asked Questions, Trending Ingredient Spotlight

Collusion or Protection? Why the FDA Cut Intravenous Vitamin C

Posted by Will Cartwright on Jul 10, 2017 12:22:09 PM

An article that appeared in Natural News [1] blows the whistle on the FDA Intravenous Vitamin C ban.

The article infers that the FDA has quietly limited the supplies needed to administer injectable vitamins and while limiting the supply of IV vitamin C.

These claims remain unsubstantiated and were published as an opinion by Natural News.

Still, there are questions that swirl around the topic of access to alternative medicines that compete with big pharma.

This article looks at a gray area and discusses the role of vitamins and medicines in a light that hopes to brighten a murky subject. 

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Topics: Nutraceutical Industry News

Everything Moringa Can Do For Weight Loss

Posted by Will Cartwright on Jul 6, 2017 2:30:00 AM

These days, there are seemingly endless options when it comes to weight loss supplements, but how can you know when a supplement or ingredient is actually going to be effective in helping you shed those pounds? 

While there is no such thing as a "magic" weight loss solution that will cause the weight to fall off without any effort on your part, the truth is that there are some long-trusted ingredients that are both natural and effective in supporting healthy weight loss.

The Moringa Oleifera plant is one of those all-natural substances.

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Topics: Trending Ingredient Spotlight

Step by Step: How To Manufacture Vitamins From Scratch

Posted by Will Cartwright on Jul 3, 2017 12:30:00 PM

While the tools and methods of different vitamin manufacturers do vary, the basic process is roughly the same everywhere vitamins are made.

The following is an overview of the step by step process on how to manufacture vitamins.

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Topics: Supplement Entrepreneurship, Frequently Asked Questions

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