Nutraceutical Knowledge

Top 15 Questions to Ask a 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 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: Insider Knowledge, Industry Tips & Tricks

Vitamin D Supplements May Improve Symptoms of Autism

Posted by Will Cartwright on Dec 28, 2016 1:53:42 PM


This article was originally written as a submission for Alternative Medicine

New research shows that vitamin D supplements may improve symptoms in children with autism spectrum disorder (ASD).

Researchers have been working to understand the link between vitamin D and autism for years. Autism now affects about one in every 68 children, according to statistics presented by Autism Speaks, which makes autism one of the fastest growing developmental disorders in the United States – and there is no cure. Early studies suggest low vitamin D levels increase the risk of autism in children. Now new research, published in the Journal of Child Psychology and Psychiatry, shows that vitamin D supplementation may improve the symptoms of autism.

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Topics: Insider Knowledge

How Dietary Fiber Helps with Glucoregulation, Appetite, and Fullness

Posted by Will Cartwright on Dec 26, 2016 11:30:00 AM

Glucoregulation is a big deal.

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Topics: Insider Knowledge

How Vitamins and Supplements Are Manufactured

Posted by Will Cartwright on Dec 12, 2016 11:30:00 AM

Our vitamin and supplement manufacturing process has nine basic steps. These steps are:

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History of Vitamin & Supplement Consumption

Posted by Will Cartwright on Dec 5, 2016 12:30:00 PM

Vitamins are essential to all bodies, all ages — important for overall health, and the proper development of cells as well as their function and continuing growth. Without the right vitamin intake, the risk for multiple health problems increases. Without consuming enough vegetables, fruit, whole grains, lentils, and other healthy foods, a body doesn't receive enough or the right type of nutrition. Vitamins and supplements can help.

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How To Review Your Supplement Manufacturer's Authenticity

Posted by Will Cartwright on Nov 4, 2016 3:45:23 PM


If you're looking for a manufacturer for your company's supplements, then, of course, you want to find a manufacturer that's reliable, experienced, and a good value. Unfortunately, with so many so-called "supplement manufacturers" out there competing for your business, it can be difficult to know which one is the best choice for your needs. To make matters worse, you may be surprised to learn that many of these companies aren't true manufacturers at all. Instead, they outsource the manufacturing to yet another company, making them more of a "middle man" than anything else. Even worse? You get charged the mark-up in these cases.

This is precisely the reason why there tends to be such a large disparity in pricing for supplement manufacturers—sometimes as much as $10,000 from one company to the next.

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Topics: Insider Knowledge