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Plant Based Protein VS Whey Protein

Posted by Will Cartwright on May 22, 2017 11:30:00 AM

These days, you cannot run a successful sports nutrition or nutritional supplement business without offering at least seven different kinds of protein powder.

When it comes to these products, every customer has their preferences.

Of the main categories of protein supplement, the most important are arguably plant based protein and whey based protein.

So we asked, which type of protein stacks up as the reigning champion in the ongoing debate over Plant Based Protein VS Whey Protein?
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Use of Nutraceuticals Emerging As A Social Norm

Posted by Will Cartwright on May 18, 2017 10:50:16 AM

We live in an age where people of all ages are more empowered about their health than ever before.

The James family is a prime example of this; parents Bob and Emily take fish oil and calcium to support their heart and bone health as they enter their 50s.

Their son Dan supports his passion for sports and fitness with quality protein powders. Daughter Emily takes ginseng to boost concentration and memory in college.

An increasing number of consumers are buying into the importance of preventative health care, and this trend is fueling increased growth in the vitamin and supplement industry.

Taking key nutraceuticals can make all the difference in ongoing health and quality of life, and more and more people are becoming aware of this.

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Health Benefits of Vitamin D3

Posted by Will Cartwright on May 15, 2017 11:30:00 AM
  • Vitamin D3 is produced in the skin and is the same as vitamin D.

Vitamin D is known by many names and it has many benefits including playing a role in making us happier.

In this healthier thanks to vitamin D3 blog, we explore the healthy benefits that vitamin B3 provides. 

Vitamin D3 and it's Manufacturers 

There are several angles that vitamin D3 manufacturers can use to market and sell Vitamin D3.

As a supplement, Vitamin D3 is critical because it is made when the sun's rays make contact with our skin; more specifically when we absorb the UVB rays of the sun.

However, many consumers are concerned about overexposure to the sun and the health issues that the sun can cause including:

  • Premature aging
  • Increased risk of skin cancer
  • Sunburn
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Topics: Trending Products, Industry Research

Custom Supplement Manufacturing: Jed's Journey

Posted by Will Cartwright on May 8, 2017 11:30:00 AM

The following is a fictional story about how Jed Johnstone started his own supplement line Brain Trust.

We will magnify the process he went through when searching for the right company to manufacture his product.

Jed Johnstone was still in college when he got the idea for Brain Trust.

Despite its name, Brain Trust was not a think tank or idea incubation project;  Brain Trust was Jed’s vision for a vitamin and supplement company specializing in brain-boosting nutraceuticals specially formulated for college students.

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Jet.com: New Online Retailer Designed to Cut Amazon Down to Size

Posted by Will Cartwright on Apr 13, 2017 10:30:00 AM

Chances are you’re familiar with Sam’s Club or Costco. If not, you’ve probably shopped with Amazon Prime and know all of the ins and outs of club based retailers.

What is less certain is whether enough people know about the revolutionary and relatively new online retailer known as Jet.com.

As the newest, and strangest, online merchant of its kind, Jet is raising the bar for online retail in a number of surprising ways.

They’re also rocking the boat- with the expressed purpose of making waves for Amazon.com. Before you race over to find out what’s new, it might be helpful to talk about why Jet is so new and so different. 

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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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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

Benefits of Folic Acid Supplements | Crucial to Prevent Birth Defects

Posted by Will Cartwright on Feb 9, 2017 10:30:00 AM

Supplement Manufacturing Can Help Prevent Birth Defects by Providing Folic Acid

Kristy thinks she may want to have a baby someday, but wonders if her body is in the best shape possible for the health of her baby.

While she eats a healthy diet and engages in regular exercise, she worries that she should be doing more to avoid birth defects and other problems during a future pregnancy.

Healthcare professionals have known for decades that consuming folic acid reduces a woman’s risk of having an infant affected by specific types of birth defects, known as neural tube defects.

The neural tube is the hollow structure where the brain and spinal cord form in a developing embryo. Neural tube defects affect the brain, spine, or spinal cord in that developing embryo.

Two of the most common neural tube defects are anencephaly and spina bifida.

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7 Supplements to Stock for Kids - Beyond the Multivitamin

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

How are you marketing your brand to parents and families? If you are only stocking a basic multivitamin, you could be missing out. From pre-natal health and wellness to supplements for growing teens, filling the needs of not only parents, but kids as well can help you expand your market and appeal to your target consumer in more ways than one.

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Turmeric and Curcumin Powerful Healing in Supplement Form

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

There is a lot of information out about the healing power of turmeric and curcumin. 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 supplements it is important that the ingredients come from the right plant. 

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